Places to Go, Things to Do_ A Report of the Research in Religious Studies Conference at the University of Lethbridge

[Blog] Places to Go, Things to Do: A Report of the Research in Religious Studies Conference at the University of Lethbridge

By Emmett Chan, Rutika Gandhi, and Maggie Mitchell On May 5 and 6, 2018, the University of Lethbridge hosted the Research in Religious Studies Conference, which allowed undergraduate and graduate students to present their work in the broad field of Religious Studies. Of the two panels, Places to Go, Things to Do featured three graduate … Continue reading [Blog] Places to Go, Things to Do: A Report of the Research in Religious Studies Conference at the University of Lethbridge

Advertisements
Animals That Transcend Cultures, Boundaries and Species_ A Panel from Buddhist Beasts_ Reflections on Animals in East Asian Cultures Conference

[Blog] Animals That Transcend Cultures, Boundaries and Species: A Panel from Buddhist Beasts: Reflections on Animals in East Asian Cultures Conference

By Maggie Mitchell From April 20-22, the UBC Buddhist Studies Forum hosted an international conference titled "Buddhist Beasts: Reflections on Animals in East Asian Cultures.” The conference was sponsored primarily by the Glorisun Charitable Foundation, Tzu-Chi Canada, and the From the Ground Up Project. Twenty presenters on six panels shared their work on the role … Continue reading [Blog] Animals That Transcend Cultures, Boundaries and Species: A Panel from Buddhist Beasts: Reflections on Animals in East Asian Cultures Conference

Reconstructing Ananda_s Grief in the Mahaparinirvana Sutra_ A Lecture by Dr. Charles Li at UBC, March 14, 2018

[Blog] Reconstructing Ānanda’s Grief in the Mahāparinirvāṇa Sūtra: A Lecture by Dr. Charles Li at UBC, March 14, 2018 

By Maggie Mitchell On March 14th, the Department of Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia hosted Dr. Charles Li to present his research on translations of the Mahāparinirvāṇa sutra. Dr. Li recently received his doctorate from Cambridge University and is now a postdoctoral fellow at the University of British Columbia, with an expertise in … Continue reading [Blog] Reconstructing Ānanda’s Grief in the Mahāparinirvāṇa Sūtra: A Lecture by Dr. Charles Li at UBC, March 14, 2018 

Chinese Buddhist Canon_ The Yongle Northern Canon Editions_ A Talk by Dr. Darui Long at UBC, March 8, 2018

[Blog] Chinese Buddhist Canon: The Yongle Northern Canon Editions: A Talk by Dr. Darui Long at UBC, March 8, 2018

By Maggie Mitchell On March 8, the Department of Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia hosted Dr. Darui Long, University of the West, to share some of his discoveries and challenges of researching the Yongle Northern Canon (Yongle beizang 永樂北藏). Dr. Long’s findings will be published in a book. He began his presentation … Continue reading [Blog] Chinese Buddhist Canon: The Yongle Northern Canon Editions: A Talk by Dr. Darui Long at UBC, March 8, 2018

Ten Thousand Rooms_ A Report of Dr. Hunter's Talk at the University of British Columbia (January 8, 2018)

[Blog] Ten Thousand Rooms: A Report of Dr. Hunter’s Talk at the University of British Columbia (January 8, 2018)

By Maggie Mitchell On January 8th, 2018 the University of British Columbia hosted Dr. Mick Hunter, Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages & Literatures at Yale University, to share his work on the Ten Thousand Rooms Project. Dr. Hunter is a co-principal investor of the project, a collaborative online workspace for scholars of pre-modern texts, … Continue reading [Blog] Ten Thousand Rooms: A Report of Dr. Hunter’s Talk at the University of British Columbia (January 8, 2018)