Call for Papers: Korean Religions

AAR Korean religions groupThe Kore­an Reli­gions unit of the Amer­i­can Acad­e­my of Reli­gion invites pro­pos­als for indi­vid­ual papers, paper pan­els, or round-table pan­els to be pre­sent­ed at the AAR annu­al meet­ing in Boston Novem­ber 18–21, 2017.

Any pro­pos­al relat­ing to Korea and reli­gion will be con­sid­ered, but par­tic­u­lar con­sid­er­a­tion will be giv­en to pro­pos­als address­ing the over­ar­ch­ing top­ic of Reli­gion Cross­ing Bor­ders and subtopics such as:

  • Reli­gion and Minori­ties (racial, social, sex­u­al, etc.) in Korea
  • Reli­gion and Migra­tion in Korea
  • Migrant Work­ers, Immi­grants, and Reli­gion in Korea
  • Pop­ulism, Xeno­pho­bia, Racism, Provin­cial­ism: Con­struc­tive Reli­gious Respons­es (How might reli­gion over­come mass rage, mass nation­al­ism, etc.?)
  • Colo­nial­ism, Post­colo­nial­ism, and Kore­an Reli­gions.

For more infor­ma­tion on require­ments to par­tic­i­pate, see The dead­line for sub­mis­sions is March 1, 2017.

Mem­ber­ship is not required to sub­mit a pro­pos­al, but all par­tic­i­pants accept­ed to the pro­gram must be cur­rent (2017) AAR mem­bers and reg­is­tered for the annu­al meet­ing by June 30, 2017.