[CFA] UBC: Sheng Yen Education Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in Chinese Buddhism

The Department of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia (Vancouver campus), invites applications for the Sheng Yen Education Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in Chinese Buddhism.  The Postdoctoral Fellow will have opportunities to interact with UBC colleagues on teaching and research.  The Department of Asian Studies has strengths in a number of areas, including especially East Asian … Continue reading [CFA] UBC: Sheng Yen Education Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in Chinese Buddhism

[Event] UVic: Merchants, Monastics and Chinese National Identity in Malaya

When: Thursday, January 16 5:00-6:00 p.m. Where: David Turpin Building, Room A110, University of Victoria The Republic of China was established on January 1, 1912. Although China’s last imperial dynasty, the Great Qing, survived until 1911, efforts to construct a modern Chinese nation-state had begun in earnest in the late-1890s. During the final decades of … Continue reading [Event] UVic: Merchants, Monastics and Chinese National Identity in Malaya

[Event] Toronto: Buddhist Hospice and Palliative Care – Panel Presentations

The first panel will address: Historical Development of Hospice and Palliative Care and the Role of Volunteers. The second panel will address: End-of-Life Care in the Buddhist Traditions. RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/buddhist-hospice-and-palliative-care-panel-presentations-tickets-86327747617 For further information about the event and the speakers, please see the poster below: Click here to see original post

[Event] UofCalgary: Representing Nirvāna Through Inversion

The Calgary Institute for the Humanities Annual Fellows Lecture Series presentsRepresenting Nirvāna Through Inversion When: Tuesday, 4 February 2020, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM MSTWhere: Hotel Alma, Senate Room, 169 University Gate Northwest, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4 The Nirvāna-sūtra was one of the most influential and controversial scriptures introduced to China during … Continue reading [Event] UofCalgary: Representing Nirvāna Through Inversion

[Event] UBC: Did women produce Buddhist texts in Medieval China? And does it Matter if they did?

The Tianzhu Global Network in Buddhist Studies, with administrative support from FROGBEAR, proudly presents a lecture by Dr. Stephanie Balk. When: Thursday, January 30, 2020, 2:30 – 4:00 PMWhere: Room 604, Asian Centre, 1871 West Mall, UBC About this event As the only woman to ever rule China in her own name, Wu Zetian (r. … Continue reading [Event] UBC: Did women produce Buddhist texts in Medieval China? And does it Matter if they did?

[Blog] Lecture Report: A Place for Doubt: The Theory and Practice of “Questioning Meditation” (Kanhwa Sŏn 看話禪 ) in Korean Zen Buddhism

Report by Sarah FinkPosted on December 16, 2019Photos by Yaoyao Pei Re-posted with permission from the Tianzhu Buddhist Network and From the Ground Up: Buddhism and East Asian Religions Program Inaugural Lecture for the UBC Tianzhu-Hurvitz Lecture SeriesA Place for Doubt: The Theory and Practice of “Questioning Meditation” (Kanhwa Sŏn 看話禪) in Korean Zen BuddhismLecture … Continue reading [Blog] Lecture Report: A Place for Doubt: The Theory and Practice of “Questioning Meditation” (Kanhwa Sŏn 看話禪 ) in Korean Zen Buddhism

[Event] UofT: Did the Buddha Teach Sexual Consent?: Emergent Ethics after Abuse Allegations in an American Insight Organization

When: February 22, 2020, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmWhere: Room 208, Main Activity Hall, Multi-Faith Centre, 569 Spadina Ave. Join us for the third event in our Intersections Between Buddhism & Society Public Lecture Series Abstract: With its focus on “spiritual friendship” and democratic organizational structures, the Insight network has often been promoted as an … Continue reading [Event] UofT: Did the Buddha Teach Sexual Consent?: Emergent Ethics after Abuse Allegations in an American Insight Organization

[Event] UofT: #CiteWomen in the Buddhist Studies Classroom: How Publishing Practices Shape our Teaching

When: February 21, 2020, 7:00 - 8:30pmWhere: Munk School of Global Affairs, 208N, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto A public lecture by Dr. Natasha Heller, Associate Professor, Chinese Religions at the Department of Religious Studies (University of Virginia) Research and teaching are intertwined in our scholarly lives: through research we produce the materials we teach with, … Continue reading [Event] UofT: #CiteWomen in the Buddhist Studies Classroom: How Publishing Practices Shape our Teaching

[Blog] In the Present Moment: Buddhism, Contemporary Art and Social Practice (October 25-27, 2019): A research convening report

Charwei Tsai, Driftwood (detail), 2011. Exhibition view: Sumi ink on driftwood; dimensions variable. Elemental Light, TKG+, Taipei, Taiwan. Photo: Courtesy of the artist By Marina DiMaio In the Present Moment: Buddhism, Contemporary Art and Social Practice is a major multiphase research and exhibition project being developed by the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria (AGGV), led by Curator … Continue reading [Blog] In the Present Moment: Buddhism, Contemporary Art and Social Practice (October 25-27, 2019): A research convening report

[Job posting] SFU: Associate Professor, Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies and Global Asia

Applications are being sought by the Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies (GSWS) at Simon Fraser University for a full-time tenure track position at the rank of Associate Professor, to be housed in GSWS with dedicated workload in the Global Asia Program, starting July 1, 2020. Discipline and methodological approach is open. The preferred … Continue reading [Job posting] SFU: Associate Professor, Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies and Global Asia