My presentation, titled “Anti-Imperialism and Anti-Americanism in the North Korean Understanding of Religion,” will be part of a panel entitled “Anti-Americanism in Asia: Transnational Resistance, National Independence, and Domestic Suppression,” together with Chiou-Ling Yeh (San Diego State University) and Joy N. Sales (California State University, Los Angeles), with Mark J. Sanchez (Vanderbilt University) as chair and discussant. Our panel will be from 11:30am to 1:00pm.
On Monday, December 6, 2021, I will be presenting at the New England Association for Asian Studies Regional Conference (NE AAS).
My presentation, titled “Rational Restriction on Religion? How North Korea Conceives of Religious Freedom,” will be part of a Panel D2 on modern Korea with fellow Yale graduate students Jusung Lee and Karis Ryu. Our panel, entitled “Nation, Religion, and Society in Modern Korea: Examinations of Religious Freedom & Restriction, Modern Social Engagement, and (Inter)National Identity and Belonging,” will be from 3:30pm to 5:00pm EST. The panel will be chaired by Kyuhoon Cho of Regina University.
On Sunday, September 26, 2021, I will be presenting at “Religion & (Breaking) Boundaries,” a virtual conference organized by the Boston University Graduate Program in Religion Student Association.
My presentation, titled “The Boundaries of Religious Freedom in North Korea: Excluding Religion to Protect the Revolutionary State,” will be part of Panel 2A, “Nation and Culture: Concealment, Activism, and Freedom,” which will be from 10:30am-12:05pm EDT.
The conference will be held online and registration is free. Register here.