Monthly Archives: December 2009

2009 SANACS Journal now available!

We are delighted to announce that the 2009 SANACS Journal is now available! 2008-09 SANACS members will receive one free copy of the journal. 2010 ISAAC and SANACS members who donated between Dec. 25-31, 2009 will also receive a complimentary copy. Others may purchase (hard copies and PDFs for downloading) by clicking the following button:

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Discounted additional and bulk copies may also be ordered on-line.

CONTENTS

Amos Yong, The Future of Evangelical Theology: Asian and Asian American Interrogations

Jonathan Tran, Identity as Missiology

Sharon Stanley, Theology from Bamboo, Borders, and Bricks

Jerry Z. Park, Assessing the Sociological Study of Asian American Christianity

Rachel Y. Lei, The Saving Significance of the Cross in Asian American Context

Book reviews

Kelly H. Chong, Deliverance and Submission: Evangelical Women and the Negotiation of Patriarchy in South Korea (reviewed by Rebecca Y. Kim)

Sam George, Understanding the Coconut Generation: Ministry to the Americanized Asian Indians (reviewed by Andrew Lee)

Soong-Chan Rah, The Next Evangelicalism: Freeing the Church from Western Cultural Captivity (reviewed by Timothy Tseng)

Jonathan Y. Tran, Introducing Asian American Theologies (reviewed by Russell Moy)

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University of Minnesota – Twin Cities – Postdoctoral Fellow, Hmong Studies

The Program in Asian American Studies and the Institute for Advanced Study
at the University of Minnesota invite applications for the 2010-2011
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Hmong Studies. The fellowship is for work in
any field of Hmong Studies and is generously funded by a grant from the
Henry Luce Foundation.

Applicants should conduct research germane to Hmong Studies. Proposed
research projects should have the potential to make a significant
contribution to the field.

During their stay at the University of Minnesota, postdoctoral fellows
will be expected to participate in research, teaching, and service. While
research is the primary responsibility, fellows will be expected to teach
one course related to their research interests and consonant with the
curricular needs of the Asian American Studies program. In addition,
fellows are expected to give one talk on campus on their research project.

The stipend for 2010-2011 year will be $45,000, with full fringe benefits.
The Institute for Advanced Study will provide the fellow with office space
and routine office support for photocopying, faxing, mailing, etc.

A doctoral degree in hand is required by August 30, 2010. Preference will
be given to applicants who have completed their degrees in the past five
years. The postdoctoral fellowship will begin on August 30, 2010, is for
one year, and is non-renewable.

Applications should be completed on-line through the University of
Minnesota Job Site https://employment.umn.edu. Search for requisition #
164296 and follow instructions. Review of applications will begin on
February 8, 2010.

Contact Info:
Ann Waltner
Institute for Advanced Study,
131 Nolte Center
315 Pillsbury Drive SE
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Website: http://www.ias.umn.edu/fellowshmongpostdoc.php

Asian American Sessions at the Society of Christian Ethics Meeting (Jan. 7-10, 2010) from Dr. Grace Kao

Asian American sessions to be held at the Society of Christian Ethics Annual Meeting (Jan. 7-10, 2010) in San Jose, California. Read message from Dr. Grace Kao of Claremont School of Theology.

See entire post at the ISAAC Blog: http://wp.me/p7DTu-5L