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Liberating Power: Asian Feminist Theological Perspectives

When

STARTS: Friday, November 15, 2013 at 10:00 AM
ENDS: Friday, November 15, 2013 at 12:00 PM

Where
5416 S. Cornell Ave. Chicago, IL 60615 (see map)
Details

Join us on Friday, November 15, as CTU hosts an interactive videoconference featuring the 6th biennial conference of Ecclesia of Women in Asia (EWA)—in collaboration with Catholic Theological Ethics in the World Church (CTEWC)—which will be taking place in Bangalore, India.


EWA is an academic forum of Catholic women theologians in Asia that promotes doing contextual feminist theologies from the perspective of the excluded and in dialogue with other disciplines, religions and faiths.

VIDEOCONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS:

1. “ The Power of Transformation and Transforming Power: A Malaysian Female-to-Male Transgender Person’s Narrative” by Sharon A. Bong (Malaysia)

2. “Deafness and Deafhood in Mark 7.31-37: ‘Seeing/sign World’ of Filipino d/Deaf and their Narratives of Dismemberment and Empowerment in this ‘Hearing/word World’” by Kristine C. Meneses (Philippines)

3. “Doing Indecent Theology: Ecclesia of Women in Asia on Power and Resistance” by Jeane Cana Peracullo (Philippines)Other locations joining in on this global videoconference include Johannesburg, South Africa; Glasgow, Scotland; Dublin, Ireland; Santa Clara, US; and Boston, US. Be a part of this rich opportunity for dialogue.

Abstracts of the papers and the presenters’ biographical information are found at www.catholicethics.com or ecclesiaofwomen.ning.com. The full papers will be available upon request two weeks before the event.

For further information about the event at CTU, contact Gina Wolfe, rwolfe@ctu.edu. Complimentary parking is available in the CTU parking garage. A question and answer session with the presenters will follow  

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