Celebrating Asian North Americans in Theological Education at AAR/SBL 2017 in Boston

Dear Friends:

The Association of Asian North American Theological Educators (AANATE) is pleased to announce an exciting event at the 2017 AAR/SBL Annual Meeting in Boston. In conjunction with the appointment of Dr. Frank Yamada as the Executive Director of the Association of Theological Schools, we will have an evening of dinner and conversation, “Celebrating Asian North Americans in Theological Education,” at the historic Old South Church 645 Boylston St, a block from the Hynes Convention Center, Friday, November 17, 6–9 pm.

The event is generously underwritten by the Foundation for Theological Education in South East Asia (FTESEA), the Association of Theological Schools (ATS), the Center for Pacific Asian American Ministries at Claremont School of Theology (CPAAM), and the Innovative Space for Asian American Christianity (ISAAC).

The program will consist of a distinguished panel:
Dr. Faustino Cruz, Dean, Fordham University Graduate School of Religious Education
Dr. Grace Yia-Hei Kao, Associate Professor of Ethics, Claremont School of Theology
Dr. Boyung Lee, Senior Vice-President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty, Iliff School of Theology
Dr. James S. Lee, President, International Theological Seminary
And Dr. Frank Yamada himself will serve as respondent and discussant.

We encourage you to distribute this invitation and the attached flyer widely among your friends and colleagues and encourage them to register at: aanate.eventbee.com/event?eid=198654485.

The cost of only $20 includes a catered dinner. The deadline is Nov. 10, but because we anticipate a large turnout, it’s important to register early.

For further information, please contact Dr. Edward Yang, sedwardyang@gmail.com.

Sze-kar Wan
Chair, AANATE

Professor of New Testament
Perkins School of Theology
Southern Methodist University
Jeffrey Kuan
President and Professor of Hebrew Bible
Claremont School of Theology


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