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Shalon Park

PhD Candidate | History & Ecumenics (World Christianity and History of Religions)

Shalon Park
History & Ecumenics
shalon.park@ptsem.edu

Profile
Shalon Park is a PhD candidate in the Department of History & Ecumenics, concentrating in World Christianity and history of religions. Her research centers on the interplay between literary translations and religious histories of East Asia. Her current research includes translation theories, religion and politics of East Asia, migration and transnational histories, and Asian American Studies.

Committee
Richard Fox Young (Chair)
Raimundo César Barreto, Jr.
Sandra Bermann
(Princeton University)

Select Publications

  • “Asian Americans and Christianity in North America” in Bloomsbury Religion in North America, Bloomsbury Publishing (Forthcoming)
  • “Displaced Continuity: Juche, Christianity, and Subjectivity of North Korean Migrants” in Migration and Public Discourse in World Christianity. Ed. Afe Adogame, Raimundo Barreto and Wanderley P. da Rosa, Minneapolis: Augsburg Fortress Publishers, 2019.
  • “The Politics of Impeaching Shamanism: Regulating Religions in the Korean Public Sphere,” Oxford Academic Journal of Church and State, Volume 60, Issue 4, 1 November 2018, Pages 636–660, https://doi.org/10.1093/jcs/csx078

Educating faithful Christian leaders.

Youth Minister at Busbridge and Hambledon Church, Surrey, U.K.

Antonin Ficatier, Class of 2016

“What I like about working in an international church is that I’m always reminded that I’m a foreigner, that the land is not mine and I’m just a passenger on this journey.”