“Anthropology of Buddhism” Workshop, Toronto, May 2-3

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Anthropology of Buddhism Workshop
May 2-3, 2015

University of Toronto/McMaster University Yehan Numata Program
Location: Trinity College, University of Toronto

Saturday, May 2nd

9am – 10:30 Session One: “Defining Buddhists”

Stephen Covell, Western Michigan University
Florence Galmiche, Paris-Diderot University
Horie Norichika, University of Tokyo

10:45 – 12:30 Session Two: “Field sites”

Alec Soucy, Saint Mary’s University
Daniel Friedrich, McMaster University
Brian Nichols, Mount Royal University
Jeffrey Samuels, Western Kentucky University

1:30 – 3:00 Session Three: “Doctrine”

Jessica Starling, Lewis & Clark College
Stefania Travagnin, University of Groningen
Mark Nathan, University at Buffalo
Mark Rowe, McMaster University

3:15 – 5:00 Session Four: “Ethics and morality”

Levi McLaughlin, North Carolina State University
Thomas Borchert, University of Vermont
Jane Caple, University of Manchester
Gareth Fisher, Syracuse University

Sunday, May 3rd

9:30 – 12:00 Session Five: “Moving Forward” Group Discussion


Christoph Emmrich
Associate Professor, Buddhist Studies
Chair, Numata Program UofT/McMaster
University of Toronto

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