The 21st Century Woman Still Claiming Her Space: Asian Feminist Theological Perspectives
Mary Ridge, Good Shepherd Convent, Tagaytay City, Philippines Date: 21-25 January 2016
January 21 P.M.
7:30 Opening Liturgy
January 22, A.M.
7:00 Leave for videoconferencing venue
MARY MEE-YIN YUEN (HongKong),
Between National and Local Identity: Possibility of Solidarity between Women of Hong Kong and Mainland China
MARGARET DEVADOSS (India)
Spirituality and Psychological Well-being of Women Living with HIV/AIDS
Response: NONTANDO HADEBE(South Africa)
10:30-12:00 Keynote Speaker: MARY JOHN MANANZAN, OSB (Philippines)
January 22, P.M.
CHO HEE JUNG (South Korea)
Voice of the Voiceless: Influence of Confucianism in Women’s Status in the Asian Roman Catholic Theology and Lonergan’s Self-Appropriation
YU, HAE SOOK (South Korea)
Reflection of Female Perspectives on an Emergency Contraceptive Pill
SIPHIM XAVIER (Thailand)
Mission History of Women in Thailand: Socio Political Liberation of the Poor
5:00-6:30 Keynote Speaker: NONTANDO HADEBE (South Africa)
8:00-8:30 Sharing of 2 new Ph.D. Graduates
January 23, A.M.
9:00 Leave for Amadeo
10:00 Dialogue with ECHOStore’s PACITA JUAN, a Social Entrepreneur
who empowers women. A field-day at their Amadeo Farm.
January 23, P.M.
2:30-4:00 Plenary Session 2
VIRGINIA SALDANHA (India) and LISA ISHERWOOD (United Kingdom)
Breaking the Silence for LGBT People in India/Asia
HELEN C. ROMERO (Philippines)
The image of the Santo Niño: from Folk Devotion to Post-colonial Christian Theology
SHARON BONG (Malaysia)
The Feminist Praxis of Talitha Kum Southeast Asia: Combatting Trafficking in Persons to Realising Human Dignity
4:30-6:00 Plenary Session 3
DONA SANCTIS, BS (India)
Magnificat - Mary’s Song of Revolution: A Pedagogy for Women’s empowerment in India
PAULINE CHAKKALAKAL, DSP (India)
“Who will roll away the stone…?”(Mark 16:3) - A Feminist Critical Appraisal
KRISTINE MENESES (Philippines)
Creatively Claiming her Space for the “Other: A Socio-rhetorical Analysis and Poststructuralist Hermeneutics of Matthew 5:39-41."
7:30 Business Meeting (EWA members)
January 24, A.M.
7:00 Mass at the Chapel
9:00-10:30 Plenary Session 4
AMIRTHAM METTI (India)
EmPOWERing the Female Embodiment from Within: A Theological Path Ahead
MARGARET GONSALVES (India)
A Rejuvenating Symphony of Hope: Towards a Profound Theology of Woman based on ‘Cosmic Oneness
JUDY SIQUIERA (India)
21st Century Asian Women, Tiamat and Mary, Regaining Paradise"
11:00-12:30 Plenary Session 5
GENOVENA DUMAY (Philippines)
STEPHANIE ANN PUEN (Philippines) RACHEL SANCHEZ (Philippines)
Gender, Inculturation, and the Ecclesiology of Communion in the Philippine Church and Liturgy"
LEILA MAY NAIR (Malaysia)
Women’s Leadership in the Roman Catholic Church: Perspectives from Diverse Stakeholders in Malaysia
January 24, P.M.
2:30 Business Meeting (EWA members)
6:00 Dinner/Cultural Fellowship/Liturgy
Note: This is the tentative schedule of the conference.