In this conversation, David Chao, Melissa Borja, and Jonathan Tran discuss Asian American identity, the utility of ethnography for doing Asian American theology, and recent events surrounding anti-Asian racism.
0:00 What counts as “Asian American”?
7:22 Using ethnography as an intervention in doing Asian American theology.
11:45 Creative tensions between first generation and second generation Asian American Christians.
13:15 Why is ethnography helpful for doing theology?
16:25 Anti-Asian racism and the White-Black racial binary.
20:12 Why is anti-Asian racism more visible now?