Events of the Department of Religious Diversity (in descending order)

Speaker: Carolyn Chen (Northwestern University)

"Racial Barriers and Religious Boundaries: Religion and Assimilation among Second-Generation Asian Americans"

Religious Diversity Colloquium Winter 2014/15
  • Date: Oct 23, 2014
  • Time: 15:30 - 17:00
  • Speaker: Carolyn Chen (Northwestern University)
  • Carolyn Chen is associate professor of sociology and Asian American Studies at Northwestern University. She is the author of Getting Saved in America: Taiwanese Immigration and Religious Experience (Princeton 2008) and co-editor of the book Sustaining Faith Traditions: Race, Religion, and Ethnicity among the Latino and Asian American Second Generation (NYU 2012). She has written in the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times about Asian Americans and college admissions. She is currently writing a book called Zen and the Art of Corporate Productivity about the culture of Asian spirituality in Silicon Valley companies.
  • Location: MPI-MMG, Hermann-Föge-Weg 12, Göttingen
  • Room: Conference Room
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