Videos of the presentations from the New Paths in Teaching Buddhist Studies conference hosted by the Ho Centre for Buddhist Studies at the University of Toronto will be available in the not-too-distant future. Meanwhile, I was asked by the Canadian Journal of Buddhist Studies to write up a brief report on the panel, "Complicating Meditation in the Classroom," in which I was one of the presenters. Here it is: https://cjbuddhist.wordpress.com/2020/03/12/blog-new-paths-in-teaching-buddhist-studies-conference-report/
New Paths in Teaching Buddhist Studies is a three-day conference being hosted at the University of Toronto, sponsored by the Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation Centre for Buddhist Studies and organized by professors Frances Garrett and Sarah Richardson. A limited number of spots are available for people to attend the conference via video link. There are also two public keynote addresses, on Thursday and Friday night. Registration is via Eventbrite. Here is the link to the event website: http://teachingbuddhism.net/
Here's a wrap-up of the On Inclusion! intrafaith Buddhist conference held in Toronto on October 31, 2018, sponsored by the North American Buddhist Alliance as a pre-event at the Parliament of World Religions: https://northamericanbuddhistalliance.org/one-step-closer-to-on-inclusion/ In the photo, L to R: Mihaela Andronic from the Ottawa Pagoda Sangha, Ray Nakano from earthholder.org, another participant, and John Negru from The Sumeru Press.
The Toronto Buddhist Intra-faith event, On Inclusion! happening October 31 at the University of Toronto has added more keynote speakers, and a new block of free tickets. FULL DETAILS HERE.
The North American Buddhist Alliance is hosting a one-day, Buddhist gathering at the University of Toronto on October 31, the day before the World Parliament of Religions convenes. Tickets are available through Eventbrite, and the day (10 am - 5 pm) is free, but space is limited. I'll be there and hope to see you! Here are the event poster and press release. Conference poster as PDF Conference press release as PDF