The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has made major news headlines over the past two months. The challenge went viral on social media this summer, but it didn’t start there. For a few years, various organizations have promoted “cold water challenges” that couple dosing friends with requesting donations. In summer
This is my latest post for Feminist Studies in Religion on Co-writing: Theological Reflections on “Gangnam Style”. This new book is co-written with Dr. Joseph Cheah and is available for pre-order on Amazon.
This is the first book in the Palgrave Book Series, “Asian Christianity in the Diaspora”. We are seeking proposals and book manuscripts.
This is my latest post for Feminist Studies in Religion.
Fashion magazines annoy me when they try to tell us who is beautiful and who is not. The advertisements, glamorous fashion runway shots, and girls featured on the cover of fashion magazine all try to convey the standards of beauty that their customers need to follow. Some of these standards are Western, unattainable by the majority of young girls and women, and biased toward pale skin and a thin shape. They support the Euroamerican male appetite for feminine beauty, created in Paris, Rome, London, and New York City. These standards have led to numerous health problems for women such as anorexia, bulimia, plastic surgery mishaps, malnutrition, and feelings of inadequacy. Continue reading
Here is my latest post for Feminist Studies in Religion. It is a personal reflection of a recent conference I attended at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.
A little more than a year ago, I received an invitation to participate in the Inaugural Clarence N. and Betty B. Frierson Distinguished Scholars’ Conference at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. The generosity of the Frierson family Continue reading
This is my latest post for Feminist Studies in Religion, “Do you Speak English? Racial Discrimination and Being the Other”. I would love to hear your comments or feedback.
I speak fluent English, conversational Korean and textbook French. I am proud to be trilingual and I always encourage my children to speak Korean with me. They never do. I do my best to speak to them in Korean, unless I am disciplining them. Then, only English comes out of my mouth. Continue reading
I am so excited to be FiR co-editor with Dr. Kate Ott. Dr. Ott has been editor for many years and I am pleased to join her in this very important work. We have exciting plans for FSR. So please stay tuned. Follow us on twitter @FeminismInRelig and on Facebook.