ICAS Bulletin
Institute for Corean-American Studies, Inc.

April 9, 2004

Young Chan Ro
Professor of Religious Studies
Director of Liberal Studies
George Mason University

to address

The Korean Immigrant Church and its Culture in the Societal Context: Issues and Prospects

ICAS Summer Symposium: The Korean Diaspora
August 14, 2004 Saturday
Venue* (*tba)

Dear Friend:

We are pleased to share with you that Young Chan Ro will address at the ICAS Summer Symposium: The Korean Diaspora.

Young-chan Ro was born and raised in South Korea and graduated from Yonsei University and he holds a Master of Theology degree from Union Theological Seminary (Richmond, Virginia) and a Ph.D. in Religious Studies from the University of California at Santa Barbara. Young has authored The Korean Neo-Confucianism of Yi Yulgok (State University of New York Press) and co-authored The Four-Seven Debate: An Annotated Translation of the Most Famous Controversy in Korean Neo-Confucian Thought (State University of New York). He has written numerous articles in the areas of comparative religion, Korean Confucianism, Korean religions, and Korean Christianity. Young was Co-Chair of the Korean Religions Group in the American Academy of Religion and the President of the Association of Korean Christian Scholars in North America. He is a professor of Religious Studies and director of Liberal Studies at George Mason University.

Sang Joo Kim / signed
Sr. Fellow & Executive Vice President

ICAS Fellow