Numata Lectures at U of T and McMaster 2012-2013

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YEHAN NUMATA BUDDHIST STUDIES PROGRAM

University of Toronto / McMaster University

SHAMAN HATLEY (Concordia University)
LECTURE (co-sponsored by the Hindu Studies Colloquium and the Centre for South Asian Studies):
Between Buddhism and Shaivism: The Figure of the Yogini in the Tantric Traditions of Medieval India
Thursday, November 22, 2012, 4-6 pm, Munk School for Global Affairs, 1 Devonshire Place, 208N

READING GROUP: Converting the Dakini: Goddess Cults and Tantras of the Yoginis between Buddhism and Shaivism
Friday, November 23, 2012, 4-6 pm, McMaster, University Hall 122

MATTHEW KAPSTEIN (University of Chicago / Université La Sorbonne)
LECTURE: Buddhist Idealism in a Jaina Perspective
Thursday, January 24, 2012, 4-6 pm, UofT, JHB 317

READING GROUP: “Spiritual Exercise” and Buddhist Epistemologists in India and Tibet
Friday, January 25, 2013, 4-6 pm, McMaster, University Hall 122

ROBERT CAMPANY (Vanderbilt University)
LECTURE: The Incredible Vanishing Religion: Glimmers of Buddhist Imagination from Early Medieval China
Thursday, January 31, 2013, 4-6 pm, UTM, IB 335

READING GROUP: Religious Repertoires and Contestation: A Case Study Based on Buddhist Miracle Tales
Friday, February 1, 2013, 4-6 pm, McMaster, University Hall 122

CRISTINA SCHERRER-SCHAUB (Université de Lausanne)
READING GROUP: Tibet. An Archaeology of the Written
Thursday, February 7, 2013, 4-6 pm, UofT, JHB 317

LECTURE: Texts and Masters on the Road: from Magadha to Termez, back and forth, and beyond
Friday, February 8, 2013, 4-6 pm, McMaster, University Hall 122

GEOFFREY SAMUELS (Cardiff University)
LECTURE: The Multiple Meanings and Uses of Tibetan Sacred Dance: Cham in Context
Thursday, February 14, 2013, 4-6 pm, McMaster, University Hall 122

LORI MEEKS (University of Southern California)
READING GROUP: Changing Views of Nunhood in Kamakura-Period Japan: The Case of Kenreimon-in
Thursday, February 28, 2013, 4-6 pm, UofT, JHB 317

LECTURE: A ‘Wondrous Gift’ For Women?: The Blood Bowl Sutra in Buddhist Commentaries from Early Modern Japan
Friday, March 1, 2013, 4-6 pm, McMaster, University Hall 122

GEOFFREY SAMUELS (Cardiff University)
READING GROUP: Tibetan Longevity Meditation
Friday, March 15, 2013, 4-6 pm, UofT, JHB 317

JENS-UWE HARTMAN (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
READING GROUP: The Early Growth of Buddhism in India
Thursday, April 4, 2013, 4-6 pm, UofT, JHB 317

LECTURE: A Hub and a Cradle: Gandhara and the Spread of Buddhism
Friday, April 5, 2013, 4-6 pm, McMaster, University Hall 122

—- For further information, please contact —-

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

http://www.religion.utoronto.ca/people/faculty/christoph-emmrich/

Department of Historical Studies
University of Toronto, Mississauga
Room NE117, North Building, 3359 Mississauga Road North
Mississauga, ON, L5L 1C6, Canada
+905.569.4493 (o), +905.569.4412 (f)

Department for the Study of Religion
University of Toronto, 170 St. George Street
Jackman Humanities Building, Room 303
Toronto, Ontario M5R 2M8, Canada
+416.978.6463 (o), +416.978.1610 (f)

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