China, Christianity, and the
Dialogue of Civilizations
28th International Conference of
the US-China Catholic Association
Conference Postponed due to Coronavirus.
Check back March 1st for update.
cosponsored by the Department of Sociology, Santa Clara University
We invite authors, organizations, and individuals to:
propose / offer academic panels that will enhance out proceedings
propose / offer practical and pastoral workshops and presentations
provide literature regarding their organization
promote a book that may be of interest to conference goers
The USCCA seeks proposals from scholars for conference panels drawing on the method and resources of their respective disciplines.
Panels should address contemporary developments concerning Christianity, the roles it plays, and its circumstances in Chinese society today.
Example of panels / topics proposed to date:
The Sino-Vatican accord in historical and comparative perspective
Sinisization of religion: Meaning and application
Youth culture and contemporary society
Environmental issues, faith communities and the common good
Note: Panel organizers (only) will have conference registration fees waived in appreciation for their service to the gathering.
Panels and presentations are currently being considered on a rolling basis. Consideration will end December 20.
pastoral & Practical Sessions
Discussion forums and practical advice from people involved in the life of the Church in China and in the Chinese diaspora.
Workshops and presentations requested to date:
Young adult fellowship groups
How Catholic high schools can better accommodate Chinese students
American Catholic university presence in China
Protestant and Catholic collaboration
Spirituality, theology and Chinese culture
Urban immigration: challenge to the Church in China
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suggestions for workshops or presentations
suggestions concerning speakers (including yourself)
other suggestions or feedback
Note: Presenters will have their conference registration fees waived in appreciation for their service to the gathering.