Numata events 2016-17

Buddhism Buddhism around the World Buddhist Studies Education Hamilton Toronto

Here is information about Numata events c0-hosted by the University of Toronto and McMaster University in the coming academic year.

University of Toronto/McMaster University
NUMATA BUDDHIST STUDIES PROGRAM 2016-17

LEWIS LANCASTER (University of California Berkeley / University of the West)
LECTURE: Maritime Buddhism: The Spread of Buddhism from India to China
THURSDAY, October 13, 2016, 3-5 pm, UTSG, JHB 317

ASUKA SANGO (Carleton College)
LECTURE: The Love of Fame and the Desire for Enlightenment: Life of the Scholar Monk in Medieval Japan
THURSDAY, December 1, 2016, 3-5 pm, UTSG, JHB 317
READING GROUP: The Emperor Dreamed of Golden Light Lectures in Heian Japan (794-1185)
FRIDAY, December 2, 2016, 4-6 pm, McMaster, University Hall 122

ERIK BRAUN (University of Virginia)
READING GROUP: The Birth of Insight. Excerpts
THURSDAY, January 26, 2017, 3-5 pm, UTSG, JHB 317
LECTURE: Crossing Meditative Imaginaries: Insight Practice and Mindfulness in Burma and America
FRIDAY, January 27, 2017, 4-6 pm, McMaster, University Hall 122

KANŌ KAZUO (Koyasan University)
LECTURE: Papers and Leaves—Legacy of Indian Buddhists in Tibet and Tibetan Translators in India
THURSDAY, March 2, 2017, 3-5 pm, UTSG, JHB 317
READING GROUP: Two Sanskrit Formulas of Buddha-nature—Reconsidering the Background of the Term tathāgatagarbha
FRIDAY, March 3, 2017, 4-6 pm, McMaster, University Hall 122

KAMMIE TAKAHASHI (Muhlenberg College)
READING GROUP: Birds and Fishes: View and Method in the Mahāyoga Texts of Buddhaguhya
THURSDAY, March 23, 2017, 3-5 pm, UTSG, JHB 317
LECTURE: Pronouncing Praxis and Doing Doxography: Exploring the Functions of Genre in Early Tibetan Tantra
FRIDAY, March 24, 2017, 4-6 pm, McMaster, University Hall 122

ERICK WHITE (Cornell University)
LECTURE: Spirit Possession as Buddhist Vocation: Debates over Piety, Devotion and Charisma in Modern Thai Buddhism
THURSDAY, March 30, 2017, 3-5 pm, UTSG, JHB 317
READING GROUP: Contemporary Buddhism and Magic
FRIDAY, March 31, 2017, 4-6 pm, McMaster, University Hall 122

For reading group materials and questions please contact christoph.emmrich@utoronto.ca.

Numata Program 2016-17

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