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I am excited to participate in a PANAAWTM workshop on publishing. PANAAWTM in partnership with ASian Theological Summer Institute is offering 3 exciting workshops. Sign up and join us.

Nuts and Bolts of Grant and Fellowship Application

January 23, 2021 (Saturday) 1-3 pm EST (US and Canada)

In this workshop, we will learn about the ins and outs of grant and fellowship opportunities and applications from the two leaders from the Louisville Institute and the Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE).  What opportunities are there? What are the eligibilities of some of the available grants? How to make your applications stronger? etc.

Moderator: Dr. Boyung Lee

Dr. Edwin David Aponte is the Executive Director of Louisville Institute and the author of ¡Santo! Varieties of Latino/a Spirituality and the co-author of Introducing Latinx Theologies. He taught history of Christianity and congregational studies at Perkins School of Theology of Southern Methodist University. Previously he was Executive Dean of Palmer Theological Seminary of Eastern University, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean at Christian Theological Seminary, and Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean at Lancaster Theological Seminary.

Dr. Patrick B. Reyes is the author of the forthcoming book The Purpose Gap: Empowering Communities of Color to Find Meaning and Thrive, and of Nobody Cries When We Die. A Chicano educator, administrator, and institutional strategist, he currently serves as Senior Director of Learning Design at the Forum for Theological Exploration, where his portfolio includes oversight of organizational thought leadership, resource development, and annual grant funding. You can learn more about Patrick at patrickbreyes.com.

Choosing a Career Path: A Roundtable with Alums

March 20, 2021 (Saturday), 7-9 pm EDT (US and Canada)

In this workshop, participants will have a chance to hear from and speak with a group of Asian Theological Summer Institute and PANAAWTM alums about their different career choices upon completion of their doctoral programs.  Part of this conversation will cover job application and interview strategies, advantages and challenges of particular careers, and ways to support one’s career development.

Moderator: Dr. Tat-Siong Benny Liew

Dr. John Boopalan, Canadian Mennonite University

Dr. Michael Campos, De La Salle University,, Philippines


Dr. Christine Hong, Columbia Theological Seminary


Dr. Eastern Law, Overseas Ministries Research Center


Dr. Man-Hei Yip, Warburg Theological Seminary

Publishing a Book: Conversation with Editors

May 22, 2021  (Saturday) 7-9 pm EDT (US and Canada)

This workshop invites several Pacific and Asian North American editors of book series to talk about issues and challenges in publishing. Some of the topics include turning a dissertation into a book, finding a suitable publisher, university press and trade press, writing a successful book proposal, when to approach an editor, negotiating a contract, networking, dealing with rejection, and what first-time authors need to know about the editing and production processes.

Moderator: Dr. Kwok Pui Lan

Dr. Jione Havea, SBL International Voices Series


Dr. Grace Ji-Sun Kim, Asian Christianity in  the Diaspora Series, Palgrave Macmillan

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Dr. Peter C. Phan, World Christianity  Series, Penn State U Press


Dr. Jonathan Tran, Encountering Traditions Series, Stanford U Press


Dr. David K. Yoo, Interventions: Asian & Pacific American Transcultural Studies. U of Hawai’i Press

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If you are using a mobile phone, please register on the “events” page.
For questions, please contact 
If you are using a mobile phone, please register on the “events” page.


For a list of the 14 books in my co-edited book series, “Asian Christianity in the Diaspora“, check out the Amazon site. Please do order it for your library.