Tag Archives: Asian Studies

Three Upcoming Lectures on Buddhism

UBC’s Buddhism and Contemporary Society Program, in conjunction with the Tzu-chi Buddhist Studies Forum, Kameyama Lecture Series, and Contemporary Tibetan Studies Program, presents three lectures on Buddhism this March: Dr. Weirong Shen, research fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies at Princeton … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Icons of Impermanence: Contemporary Buddhist Art (July 6-8, 2012)

“Icons of Impermanence: Contemporary Buddhist Art” UBC’s Buddhism and Contemporary Society Program, funded by The Tung Lin Kok Yuen Canada Foundation, will hold a conference on contemporary Buddhist art July 6-8, 2012 at the University of British Columbia’s Point Grey … Continue reading

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“Telling it Slant” by Sonja Arntzen

Sonja Arntzen, Professor Emerita, University of Toronto, will present a lecture: “Telling it Slant”: Dreams and Religious Meaning in the Sarashina Diary (Kameyama Lecture, Department of Asian Studies) 5:00 pm, Friday, September 30, at UBC’s Asian Centre, 1871 West Mall, Room … Continue reading

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Report on Donald Stadtner’s Lecture on “Sacred Sites of Burma”

On May 29, 2011, Dr. Donald Stadtner spoke to around 40 museum-goers on a beautiful Sunday afternoon at UBC’s Museum of Anthropology. Based on his recent book, he discussed both established and new: “Sacred Sites of Burma”

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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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