Tag: Reflections

Celebrating APARRI Year One!

2022-2023 was APARRI’s first year supported by the Henry Luce Foundation. During that year, we executed many exciting projects and events that we’re excited to share with you! Here’s a breakdown of our #APARRIYearOne Accomplishments: Launched a new website: Through our updated site, you can learn about 20+ years of awesome APARRI history, exciting grant […]

Asian Pacific American Religions Research Initiative: Envisioning Radical Futures in APA Religions

Tracy Sayuki Tiemeier, PhD (Loyola Marymount University) and Shyam K. Sriram, PhD (Canisius University) reflect on APARRI 2023 and APA religious futures. Imagining a Future for APA Religions and Communities The Asian Pacific American Religions Research Initiative (APARRI) held its 2023 conference June 20-23. The exciting conference program included a keynote address by cartoonist Gene […]

Steven Zhang on his experience at APARRI 2023

For the first time, this year APARRI welcomed a high school student, Steven Zhang, to our annual conference! Steven presented a paper titled “Second Generation Asian American Christians: Snowballing Towards Ethnic and Racial Heterogeneity.” Steven has created a Youtube vlog about his experiences with researching, writing, and presenting at the conference whose insights are illuminating […]

Racial Reckoning in Race for Revival – Helen Jin Kim

Helen Jin Kim (Emory University) reflects on her new book. In Race for Revival, I argue that the rise of evangelical America’s empire depended on America’s religious Cold War in Asia.[i] With the outbreak of the Korean War, the first “hot war” of the Cold War, Koreans were indispensable to the transpacific networks that made […]

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