In the Present Moment: Haema Sivanesan

Tracing a history of the intersection of Buddhist thought and artistic production in North America (United States and Canada) from the mid-20th century to the present, In the Present Moment draws on the extensive collections at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria along with leading research and, for many artists, lifelong investigations into the relationship between art, … Continue reading In the Present Moment: Haema Sivanesan

In The Present moment

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Upcoming Events

LECTURES Monasteries and Madhouses: On the Care and Confinement of the Insane in Early Modern and Contemporary East Asian BuddhismAugust 1, 2022, 6 am PDT, James Robson (Harvard University), Online https://frogbear.org/yin-cheng-distinguished-lecture-series-james-robson/https://ubc.zoom.us/meeting/register/u5ApdOGvrzojG9DbLX7EozykHbFsfb7xt6qh Lecture title TBCOctober 7, 2022, James Benn (McMaster University), In-person CONFERENCES How Zen Became Chan: Pre-modern and Modern Representations of a Transnational East Asian … Continue reading Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

LECTURES Image – Text – Reality in Buddhism: Interrelation & InternegationMay 23–25, 2022, multiple speakers, Onlinehttps://frogbear.org/image-text-reality-in-buddhism-interrelation-internegation/Lecture title TBCAugust 1, 2022, James Robson, OnlineLecture title TBCOctober 7, 2022, James Benn, In-person CONFERENCES How Zen Became Chan: Pre-modern and Modern Representations of a Transnational East Asian Buddhist TraditionJuly 29–31, 2022, Onlinehttps://frogbear.org/how-zen-became-chan/Religions and Local Society in the Historical, … Continue reading Upcoming Events

[BLOG]Graphic Variants and Phonetic Borrowings in Medieval Chinese Sources: A Report Article on the Workshop “Graphic Variation, Modification, and Replacement in Medieval Chinese Writing: Case Studies and Resources” (August 17 and November 30, 2021).

By: Laurent Van Cutsem (Ghent University) While an increasing number of texts have been made electronically available to researchers in the past decades, the ability to read and engage with manuscripts, woodblock prints, and epigraphic materials remains an invaluable skill and source of enrichment for scholars of medieval Chinese religions. Held as part of the … Continue reading [BLOG]Graphic Variants and Phonetic Borrowings in Medieval Chinese Sources: A Report Article on the Workshop “Graphic Variation, Modification, and Replacement in Medieval Chinese Writing: Case Studies and Resources” (August 17 and November 30, 2021).

[Blog] Buddhist Ethical Stances in Secular Psycho-therapeutic Treatments

By Rose Mina Munjee Why Buddhist Ethical Stances in Secular Mindfulness-based Psycho-therapeutic Programs Require Immediate Public and Scholar Attention  We have been living with ongoing challenges throughout history. Recently, in addition to a global pandemic and social isolation, racism, marginalization, and oppression of vulnerable populations have been at the forefront of our awareness as a … Continue reading [Blog] Buddhist Ethical Stances in Secular Psycho-therapeutic Treatments

[Blog] “Buddhist Printing in the Hangzhou Region” Workshop Report

By Yipaer Aierken, Arizona State University On August 3, 2021 a workshop entitled “Buddhist Printing in the Hangzhou Region” was held through Zoom, hosted by Professor Jiang Wu of the University of Arizona and Professor George Keyworth of the University of Saskatchewan. The From the Ground Up: Buddhism and East Asian Religions (Frogbear) Project of … Continue reading [Blog] “Buddhist Printing in the Hangzhou Region” Workshop Report

[Blog] From the Ground Up: Buddhism and East Asian Religions (FROGBEAR) Project Summer Training Session: Metadata and How to Make It, for FROGBEAR and Beyond 

By Rui Ding, University of British Columbia On Tuesday, June 29, 2021, From the Ground Up: Buddhism and East Asian Religions (FROGBEAR) project held a workshop entitled “Metadata and How to Make It, for FROGBEAR and Beyond.” In this series of summer training sessions, nearly forty faculty and graduate students from different academic institutions all … Continue reading [Blog] From the Ground Up: Buddhism and East Asian Religions (FROGBEAR) Project Summer Training Session: Metadata and How to Make It, for FROGBEAR and Beyond 

[Announcement] Canadian Journal of Buddhist Studies: New Contact Information

The Canadian Journal of Buddhist Studies gladly announces a new email address for journal communications. Please send your inquiry to contact@thecjbs.org and the Journal and CJBS News Blog manager will get back to you as soon as they can. Thank you.