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Information on the academic study of Buddhism at the University of British Columbia.

New Buddhism-Related Courses in Art History: ARTH 353 and ARTH 455

This year, professor Katherine Hacker (faculty page) will be offering two undergraduate courses in Art History that will discuss Himalayan Buddhism in both its premodern and contemporary forms. Prof. Hacker welcomes graduate students to her classes as well, and will … Continue reading

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MAPPS Stream: Media Representations of Asia: Culture, Religion, Nation (Media)

The Master of Arts–Asia Pacific Policy Studies (MAPPS) program, is developing a new stream: “Media Representations of Asia: Culture, Religion, Nation” or “Media,” for short. Here is a draft description that will be posted to the MAPPS program site when … Continue reading

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ASIA 450: Special Topics in Buddhist Studies, Winter 2011

Theravada Buddhist Stories: Ancient Texts to Modern Film (3 credits) Course Syllabus Excerpt Jan – Apr 2011, Tue / Thu    10:00-11:00      Buchanan B218 Instructor: Jessica L. Main,, (604) 822-9305, C.K. Choi Building, Room 283 Office hours: TBA … Continue reading

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ASIA 250: Introduction to Buddhism, Fall 2010

Introduction to Buddhism: Modernism and Other Forms (3 credits) Course Syllabus Excerpt Mon/Wed   10:00-11:00      Buchanan B315 Fri     10:00-11:00        McLeod 202 Office hours: Mondays, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm Instructor: Jessica L. Main,, (604) 822-9305, C.K. Choi Building, Room 283 … Continue reading

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UBC-TCU-RUC: Summer program in Buddhist Studies, 2010

reposted from the UBC-TCU-RUC Summer Program in Buddhist Studies homepage. The University of British Columbia (UBC), Tzu-chi University (TCU, 慈濟大學) and Renmin University of China in Beijing (RUC, 中國人民大學) cordially invite applications for a four-week summer program in Buddhist studies … Continue reading

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