Shalon Park

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

Shalon Park
History & Ecumenics

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.

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

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