Summer 2021 Work from Current Students & Recent Alumni

Zoom screenSeveral of the current graduate students and recent alumni affiliated with the CGCM are doing exciting academic work during the summer of 2021. Check out some of the titles of their exciting new work below!

(Additional titles will be added as the summer goes on.)

 

Alex Mayfield (’21, Project Director, China Historical Christian Database):

  •  “Arrows Flying to the Five Continents: Hong Kong and the Structures of Pentecostal Print Culture, 1907-1942,” Yale-Edinburgh Annual Meeting, June 2021.
  • “A Pentecostal Prisoner of War: Resistance and Obedience in Occupied Shanghai,” Annual Meeting of the Association of Professors of Mission, June 2021.
  • “The China Historical Christian Database,” Network Research in Chinese Studies, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University, July 2021.

Anicka Fast (’20)

  • “Catholicity, Memory, and the Missionary Encounter: Toward an Ecclesiological Framework for World Christian History,” American Society of Missiology Annual Meeting, June 2021.
  • Article: “Understanding Religion and Politics in Africa: A Call for the Re-Enchantment of the Scholarly Imagination,” Journal of Religion in Africa 49 (2019): 145-161.

Tyler Lenocker (’20)

  • “Urban Mission in Post-War Boston and (re-)Organizing Evangelical Community,” American Society of Missiology Annual Meeting, June 2021.
  • Panelist for “World Christian Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition,”American Society of Missiology Annual Meeting, June 2021.

Laura Chevalier (’20)

  • “Tracing the Missional Lineage of Holiness and Early Pentecostal Homes for Children,” Missiology Seminar, Asbury Theological Seminary, Lexington, KY (online), March 2021. 
  • Dissertation presentation as a part of a panel on “Recent Holiness Dissertations,” Wesleyan Historical Society Meeting (Online), March 2021. (Dissertation title: “Becoming ‘Children of God’: The Child in Holiness and Pentecostal Mission Discourse and the Making of Global Evangelical Movements, 1897-1929″)
  • Serving as co-editor for the forthcoming Dictionary of Pentecostal Mission (T&T Clark) with Jerry Ireland, Robert Gallagher, and Paul Lewis.

Younghwa Kim (’16)

  • “The Korean Church and American Missionaries after the Korean War,” American Society of Missiology Annual Meeting, June 2021.
Allison Kach (PhD candidate):
  • “Among Dissenters and Friends: The Doukhobor Migration to Canada of 1898 and the Persecution Narrative that Propelled It,” Annual Meeting of the Association of Professors of Mission, June 2021.
  • “The Written Word that Relocated an Oral Culture: Print Media and Its Role in the Doukhobor Migration of 1898,” prerecorded presentation at the Yale-Edinburgh Annual Meeting, June 2021.

Christopher Ney (PhD candidate):

  • “UCC and Pentecostal Church of Chile,” Yale-Edinburgh Annual Meeting, June 2021.

Morgan Crago (PhD student):

  • “Protestant Missionaries in a Catholic Country: Baptism for Protestant Converts in the 19th Century Evangelical Missions to Brazil,” Fourth Annual Florovsky-Newman Week, Eighth Day Institute, Wichita, KS, June 2021.

Other less-recent graduates have also been active in presenting at missiological societies this summer!

David W. Scott (’13, CGCM Visiting Researcher)

  • “Mission and Migration, the Twin Antagonists of Geographically Based Church Structures,” American Society of Missiology Annual Meeting, June 2021.

Titus Pressler (’95)

  • “Irrepressible Vision: Pakistani Christians’ Mission amid Persecution,” Annual Meeting of the Association of Professors of Mission, June 2021.

 

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