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Lily Vuong

Fellow 08/2021 - 08/2022

Lily Vuong

Room: SGLG 321

E-Mail: Lily.Vuong@theologie.uni-regensburg.de


Kurzbiografie

EDUCATION

  • 2010 – Ph.D., McMaster University, Department of Religious Studies, Major: Early Christianity, Minor: Early Judaism, Dissertation: "Accessing the Virgin:  Gender and Purity in the Protevangelium of James”, Supervisor: Annette Yoshiko Reed; Committee: Anders Runesson, Eileen Schuller, External Reviewer: Pierluigi Piovanelli

  • General Examinations – completed September 2005:

  1. Hebrew Bible with Eileen Schuller

  2. Early Jewish History with Annette Y. Reed and Eileen Schuller

  3. Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha with Annette Y. Reed and Eileen Schuller

  4. Rabbinic History and Literature with Annette Y. Reed

  5. New Testament and Early Christianity with Anders Runesson

  6. Patristics and Late Antiquity with Annette Y. Reed

  • 2003: M.A., Wilfried Laurier University, Department of Religion and Culture, Area: Christian Origins, Women and Gender
  • 2001: B.A. Honors, University of Toronto (St. Michael’s College), Faculty of Religious Studies, Honors program, Concentration in Western Religions

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 2018–Present, Central Washington UniversityAssociate Professor (with tenure), Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Faculty, Women’s Gender, and Sexuality Studies
  • 2015–2018, Central Washington University, Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Faculty, Women’s Gender, and Sexuality Studies
  • 2010–2015, Valdosta State University, Associate Professor (tenured), Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies
  • 2010, University of California, Los Angeles, Visiting Assistant Professor, Center for the Study of Religion
  • 2006–2009, Claremont Graduate University, Visiting Scholar, Department of Women’s Studies in Religion, Institute for Antiquities and Christianity

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • CWU HOPE Award (Professors Excellence in Teaching), Central Washington University, 2020
  • Fellow, Institute of Advanced Studies in Apocrypha: “Beyond the Canon: Heterotopias of Religious Authority in Ancient Christianity,” University of Regensburg, Germany, 2020–2021 (Postponed to July 2021–2022 due to COVID-19)
  • Shohet Scholar, International Catacomb Society’ Shohet Scholar’s Grant Program, 2019–2020
  • CWU Faculty Excellence Award Nomination in Professional Development, Central Washington University, 2018     
  • Faculty Development and Research Grant, Central Washington University, 2018
  • Faculty Development and Research Grant, Central Washington University, 2016
  • Presidential Fellow for Research Nomination, Valdosta State University, 2015
  • VSU Faculty Excellence Award Nomination in Professional Development, Valdosta State University, 2014
  • VSU Faculty Excellence Award Nomination in Teaching, Valdosta State University, 2013
  • Wabash Center for Religion and Theology Scholarship and Grant, Wabash Center, 2011–2012
  • Seed Research Grant, Georgia Seed Research Grant, 2011–2012
  • Junior Faculty Research Grant, Valdosta State University, 2010–2011
  • Center for International Programs Grant, Valdosta State University, 2010, 2013
  • Visiting Fellow, Claremont Graduate University, 2006 to 2009
  • North American Doctoral Fellow, The Fund for Theological Education, 2006–2007
  • Research Travel Award, The Institute for Advanced Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2005
  • Graduate Scholarship Award, Department of Religious Studies, McMaster University, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
  • Lenia Chamberlain Memorial Scholarship Award, Department of Religion and Culture, Wilfrid Laurier University, 2001 - An award given annually by the Canadian Federation of University Women to one graduate student in the Faculty of Religion and Culture for academic excellence in ancient textual studies
  • Wilfrid Laurier University Graduate Scholarship Award, Department of Religion and Culture, Wilfrid Laurier University, 2001 
  • University of Toronto Undergraduate Scholarship Award, University of St. Michael’s College, University of Toronto, 1997

SERVICE AND OTHER ACADEMIC & PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  1. Professional Community
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Biblical Literature (JBL), 2021-present
  • Editorial Board Member, Studies in Early Christian Apocrypha, 2021-present
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Religious Competition in Antiquity (JRCA), 2019-present
  • Subject Editor for Infancy Gospels, e-Clavis: Christian Apocrypha, The North American Society for the Study of Christian Apocryphal Literature (NASSCAL), 2018-present
  • Subject Editor for Early and Late-Antique Christianity, The Marginalia Review of Books, 2015-present
  • Program Unit Chair (with Janet Spittler), Christian Apocrypha Unit, Society of Biblical Literature, 2019-present.
  • Steering Committee Member, Ancient Fiction in Early Christian and Jewish Narrative Unit, Society of Biblical Literature, 2015-present
  • Steering Committee Member, Religious Competition in the Third Century Unit, Society of Biblical Literature, 2010-present
  • Steering Committee Member, Co-Chair, Religious Competition in the Third Century Unit, Society of Biblical Literature, 2012-2015 (with Nathaniel DesRosiers) and 2015-2019 (with Gregg Gardner)
  • Reviewer for: Greek Roman and Byzantine Studies, Writings from the Greco-Roman World Supplement Series, Journal of Early Christian Studies, Studies in Late Antiquity
  1. Central Washington University
  • Faculty Member, Asian Studies, 2020-present
  • Committee Member, CWU’s Library Advisory Council, Central Washington University, 2017-present
  • Committee Member, CWU’s Social Justice and Human Rights Dialogues Funding Committee, 2017-present
  • Committee Member, CAH’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee, 2017-present
  • Associate Member, Graduate Faculty, 2017-present
  • Faculty Member, Women’s Gender, and Sexuality Program, 2015-present
  • Faculty Advisor, Philosophy and Religious Studies Club, 2016-present
  • Committee Member, Non-Tenure Track Position Search in Religious Studies, summer 2016
  • Moderator, Coexisiting Faith: Panel Discussion on Religious Diversity and Tolerance, The Center for Diversity and Social Justice and Religious Studies Department, Central Washington University, April 19, 2016
  • Panelist, Voice of Liberty: What does Freedom Mean? Brooks Library in conjunction with CWU’s social justice dialogue on immigration and migration, Central Washington University, October 10, 2016
  1. Ellensburg Community
  • Committee Member, KVH Ethics Board, 2015 to present


Kurzbibliografie

Books

  • Gender and Purity in the Protevangelium of James (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck Press), 2013.

Reviews in Academic Journals: 

  1. Spittler, Janet. Review of Lily C. Vuong, Gender and Purity in the Protevangelium of James (Mohr Siebeck, 2013) in SBL Review of Biblical Literature (2015): http://www.bookreviews.org/pdf/9595_10607.pdf
  • The Protevangelium of James. Early Christian Apocrypha 7 (Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock Press), 2019.

Reviews in Academic Journals: 

  1. Foster, Paul. “Protevangelium of James – Introduction and Translation. The Expository Times 132.2 (2020): 9697.

Collected Volumes

  • Religious Competition in the Third Century C.E.: Jews, Christians, and the Greco-Roman World, eds. Nathaniel P. DesRosiers, Jordan D. Rosenblum, and Lily C. Vuong (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht Press), 2014.

Reviews in Academic Journals: 

  1. Dooley, Timothy W. Review of  N. DesRosiers, L. Vuong, J. Rosenblum, ed., Religious Competition in the Third Century CE. Jews, Christians and the Greco-Roman World (Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht Press, 2014) in Journal of Ecclesiastical History, 68.1 (2017): 134135.
  2. de T., J-M. Review of N. DesRosiers, L. Vuong, J. Rosenblum, ed., Religious Competition in the Third Century CE. Jews, Christians and the Greco-Roman World (Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht Press, 2014) in Revue Biblique (2016): 153157.
  3. Lieu, Judith M. Review of N. DesRosiers, L. Vuong, J. Rosenblum, ed., Religious Competition in the Third Century CE. Jews, Christians and the Greco-Roman World (Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht Press, 2014) in SBL Review of Biblical Literature (2016): https://www.bookreviews.org/pdf/10517_11683.pdf
  4. Naerebout, Frederick G. “Religious Competition: Is it a Useful Concept?” Entangled Religions 3 (2016): BJCC.
  5. Eckhardt, Benedikt. Review of N. DesRosiers, L. Vuong, J. Rosenblum, ed. Religious Competition in the Third Century CE: Jews, Christians, and the Greco-Roman World (Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht Press, 2014) in Theologische Revue 111 (2015): 293294.
  6. Lange, Armin. Review of N. DesRosiers, L. Vuong, J. Rosenblum, ed., Religious Competition in the Third Century CE. Jews, Christians and the Greco-Roman World (Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht Press, 2014) in Journal of Ancient Judaism 6 (2015): 300314.
  • Religious Competition in the Greco-Roman World, eds. Nathaniel P. DesRosiers and Lily C. Vuong (Writings from the Greco-Roman World Supp. Series; Atlanta:  Society of Biblical Literature Press), 2016.

Review in Academic Journals: 

  1. Adams, S. Review of Nathaniel P. DesRosiers and Lily C. Vuong, ed., Religious Competition in the Greco-Roman World (SBL Press, 2016) in The Expository Times 128.8 (2017): 406.
  2. Georgia, Allan T. Review of N. DesRosiers and L. Vuong ed., Religious Competition in the Greco-Roman World (SBL Press, 2016) in Bryn Mawr Classical Review, 2017.09.04.
  • The Fate of the Temple Vessels Jewish Antiquity, Special Issue 82, Near Eastern Archaeology, eds. Gregg E. Gardner and Lily C. Vuong (Boston: The American Schools of Oriental Research), 2019.

Articles and Book Chapters

  • “The Passive Protagonist: The Characterization of Mary in the Gospel of Matthew 1–2 and the Protevangelium of James,” forthcoming in Character Studies in the Gospel of Matthew, eds. Craig Anderson and Matthew Ryan Hague (T&T Clark).
  • “Visual Representations of Early Marian Apocryphal Texts,” Ancient Jewish Review, Nov 16, 2020. https://www.ancientjewreview.com/articles/2020/11/11/visual-representations-of-early-marian-apocryphal-texts-some-notes-on-the-top-register-of-the-triumphal-arch-at-santa-maria-maggiore
  • Co-authored with Nathaniel DesRosiers, “Conflict, Cooperation, and Competition in Antiquity.“ Pages 18 in Religious Competition in the Greco-Roman World, eds. Nathaniel DesRosiers and Lily Vuong (Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature Press), 2016.
  • “The Temple Persists: Collective Memories of the Jewish Temple in Christian Narrative Imagination.” Pages 115125 in Religious Competition in the Third Century C.E.: Jews, Christians, and the Greco-Roman World, eds. Nathaniel P. DesRosiers, Jordan D. Rosenblum, and Lily C. Vuong (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht Press), 2014.
  • Co-authored with Annette Yoshiko Reed, “Purity, Paideia, and the Partitioning of Christian and Jewish Identities in Roman Syria.” Pages 105–132 in Partings--How Judaism and Christianity Became Two, ed. Hershel Shanks (Washington, DC: Biblical Archaeological Society), 2013.
  • “The Impact of Social and Economic Status on the Experience of Martyrdom: A Case Study of Perpetua and Felicitas.” Pages 224–249 in Purity, Holiness, and Identity in Ancient Israel, Judaism, and Christianity: Essays in Memory of Susan Haber, eds. Carl Ehrlich, Anders Runesson, and Eileen Schuller. (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck), 2013.
  • “Purity, Piety, and the Purpose(s) of the Protevangelium of James.” Pages 205221 in “Non-Canonical” Religious Texts in Early Judaism and Early Christianity, ed. James H. Charlesworth and Lee M. McDonald. Jewish and Christian Texts 14 (New York: T&T Clark), 2012.
  • “‘Let Us Bring Her Up to the Temple of the Lord’: Exploring the Boundaries of Jewish and Christian Relations through the Presentation of Mary in the Protevangelium of James.” Pages 418432 in Infancy Gospels: Stories and Identities, ed. Claire Clivaz and Jörg Frey. WUNT I Series. (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck), 2011.

Encyclopedia Articles and Entries

  • “The Protevangelium Jacobi,” in Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity, eds. Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte, David Hunter (Leiden: Brill), forthcoming.
  • “Secret Gospel of Mark,” in Routledge Encyclopedia of Ancient Mediterranean Religions, eds. Eric Orlin, Lisbeth Fried, Jennifer Wright Knust, Michael Satlow, and Michael E. Pregill (New York: Routledge Press), 2016.
  • “Thomas, the Apostle,” in Routledge Encyclopedia of Ancient Mediterranean Religions, eds. Eric Orlin, Lisbeth Fried, Jennifer Wright Knust, Michael Satlow, and Michael E. Pregill (New York: Routledge Press), 2016.
  • “Religious Participation: Early Church,” in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Gender Studies, eds. Davina Lopez and Todd Penner (Oxford: Oxford University Press), 2014.
  • “Water of Bitterness,” Pages 585–86 in Dictionary of Bible and Western Culture, eds. Mary Ann Beavis and Michael J. Gilmour (Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press), 2012.

Book Reviews

  • Review of Andrew Gregory and Christopher Tuckett, eds. The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Apocrypha (Oxford University Press, 2015) in Religious Studies Review 43.4 (2017): 323324.
  • Review of Andrew S. Jacobs, Christ Circumcised: A Study in Early Christian Difference (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012) in Journal of Ecclesiastical History 65.1 (2014): 129–132.
  • Review of Robert Kugler and Patrick Hartin, Introduction to the Bible (Eerdmans, 2009) in SBL Review of Biblical Literature, 2011.08.08.
  • Review of Thomas A. Robinson, Ignatius of Antioch and the Parting of the Ways: Early Jewish-Christian Relations (Henrickson Publishers, 2009) in Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations, Vol. 5.1, 2010.
  • Review of Christine Hayes, Gentile Impurities and Jewish Identities: Intermarriage and Conversion from the Bible to the Talmud (Oxford University Press, 2000) in Bryn Mawr Classical Review, 2004.12.06.
  • Review of Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie, in Online Journal of Film and Religion: Hollywood Jesus www.hollywoodjesus.com/jonah.htm (December 2002).


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