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2014 Annual Meeting

San Diego, CA

Meeting Begins: 11/22/2014
Meeting Ends: 11/25/2014

Call For Papers Opens: 12/20/2013
Call For Papers Closes: 3/5/2014
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Asian and Asian-American Hermeneutics


Program Unit Type: Seminar
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: The Asian and Asian American Hermeneutics group invites papers that read biblical texts alongside other sacred texts in, from, as well as to Asian and Asian American contexts and communities. We welcome papers that examine methodological and hermeneutical issues involved in such a reading, as well as papers that offer readings of specific texts and passages. Both veteran and first-time presenters are encouraged to submit proposals. While our open session(s) may deal with a variety of topics, we especially welcome papers that explore the theme of “migration and labor” from Asian and/or Asian American perspectives.

Program Unit Chairs

 Chloe Sun
 Jin Young Choi

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