Lecture Series

October 31, 2019

Workshop: The Buddhist Art of Bagan

Lilian Handlin (Independent Scholar), Donald Stadtner (Independent Scholar)Thursday, October 31, 2019. Yale University, Henry R. Luce Hall, Room 203.
October 6, 2019

Guest Lecture: On the “Image of the Extinction of the Dharma” at the Dazhushengku Cave of Baoshan

Liu Yi (Capital Normal University). 4 pm, Thursday, October 10, 2019. Yale University, 1879 Hall, Room 137.
October 6, 2019

Guest Lecture: The End of the Dharma in Medieval Chinese Buddhism: On the “Image of the Extinction of the Dharma” at the Dazhusheng Cave of Baoshan (Henan)

Liu Yi (Capital Normal University). 4:30 pm, Tuesday, October 8, 2019. Princeton University, 1879 Hall, Room 137.
October 4, 2019

Guest Lecture: On the “Image of the Extinction of the Dharma” at the Dazhushengku Cave of Baoshan

Liu Yi (Capital Normal University). 1 pm–3 pm, Friday, October 4, 2019. Harvard University, Sackler Building 422.
August 22, 2019

Glorisun Distinguished Lecture Series: “All Living Beings Have Buddha-Nature”—the Genesis of the Concept of Universal Buddhahood

Michael Zimmermann (Numata Center for Buddhist Studies, Hamburg University/University of Tsukuba). Monday, October 7, 2019. UBC Geography Building, Room 229.
August 21, 2019

Guest Lecture: On the “Image of the Extinction of the Dharma” at the Dazhushengku Cave of Baoshan

Liu Yi (Capital Normal University). 2:30 pm–4 pm, Thursday, September 19, 2019. UBC Asian Centre, Room 604.
March 14, 2019

Guest Lecture: On Chinese Qin and Chan Buddhism Literature: to learn from the performance of Guqin

Huqun Li (China University of Political Science and Law). 2:30pm. Thursday March 14, 2019. UBC Asian Centre, Room 604.
January 31, 2019

Guest Lecture: Educational Modernization in Chinese Buddhism: A Century of Transformation

Rongdao Lai (University of Southern California). 1:30pm. Thursday January 31, 2019. UBC Asian Centre, Room 604.
December 6, 2018

Guest Lecture: Rethinking the Structure and Typology of Liturgical Texts From Dunhuang

Hao Chunwen (Capital Normal University). 4:30 pm, December 6, 2018. 202 Jones, Princeton University.
November 28, 2018

Guest Lecture: Eavesdropping on the Perfected: Reading the Zhengao

Stephen R. Bokenkamp (Arizona State University). 4:30 pm, Nov 28, 2018. Princeton University.  202 Jones, Princeton University
November 15, 2018

Guest Lecture: Rethinking the Structure and Typology of Liturgical Texts from Dunhuang

Hao Chunwen (Capital Normal University). 4:00pm-5:30pm, November 15, 2018. UBC Asian Studies Auditorium
November 1, 2018

Guest Lecture: The Indian Ocean Trade Through Buddhist Iconographies

Vincent Goossaert (Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudesz). 4:30 pm, Thursday, November 1, 2018. Department of Religious Studies (COLL451), B-04, Yale University
October 22, 2018

Guest Lecture: Ritual, Reliquary, and Local Legend: Glocal Context of Twin Pagodas from the Silla Dynasty

Youn-mi Kim (Ewha Womans University). 4 pm Monday, October 22, 2018. Asian Centre Auditorium, UBC.
October 18, 2018

Guest Lecture: Making Frogbear Materials Meaningful in the Undergraduate Classroom

Susan Andrews (Mount Allison University). 4pm Thursday, October 18th, 2018. Auditorium Annex A room 157
October 17, 2018

Guest Lecture: Dreaming and Self-Cultivation in Late Classical and Medieval China

Robert Ford Campany (Vanderbilt University). 4:30 pm, Wed, Oct 17, 2018. 202 Jones, Princeton University.
October 16, 2018

Guest Lecture: Politics in the Translation of Buddhist Texts: Timothy Richard and the Awakening of Faith

Gong Jun (Sun Yat-sen University). 5pm Tuesday October 16, 2018. UC-Berkeley
October 11, 2018

Guest Lecture: Interfusing Doctrinal Learning and Visualization Techniques

Richard McBride (Brigham Young University). 4:30pm to 6:00pm, Thursday, October 11, 2018. Department of Religious Studies (COLL451), B-04, Yale University
October 11, 2018

Guest Lecture: Taixu’s Global Buddhist Movement and his Discourse on Civilization: A Study Centered around the 1920s

Gong Jun (Sun Yat-sen University). 4pm October 11th, 2018. Asian Centre Auditorium, UBC.
October 4, 2018

Guest Lecture: Dreaming Dharma’s Decline: An Indian Buddhist Vaticinium ex event

Jonathan Silk (Leiden University). 4:30 pm, Thu, Oct 4, 2018. Rm. 137, 1879 Hall, Princeton University
October 4, 2018

Guest Lecture: Buddhist Astrology and Astral Magic in Medieval China: Indian and Iranian Connections

Jeffrey Kotyk (McMaster University). 12 pm, Thursday, October 4, 2018. William L. Harkness Hall (WLH), 309, Yale University.
October 4, 2018

Guest Lecture: From Tranquility(ji 寂) to Illumination (zhao 照): The Jizhao Temple in the Context of Social Changes in Dali Prefecture

Xuan Fang (Renmin University of China). 4pm October 4th, 2018. UBC Asian Studies Auditorium.
September 27, 2018

Guest Lecture: The Heavenly Masters at Longhushan: The origins of the modern Daoist bureaucracy

Vincent Goossaert (Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes). Thursday, September 27, 2018. Room 102, Rosenkranz Hall, Yale University.
September 25, 2018

Guest Lecture: Materiality and Textuality of Stelae and Epitaphs in the Tang Dynasty

Rui Shi (Peking University). 4:30 pm, Tue, Sep 25, 2018. 100 Jones, Princeton University
September 17, 2018

Guest Lecture: Reimagining East Asian Buddhism: Wuyue Foundations of Song Dynasty Buddhism and Beyond

Albert Welter (University of Arizona). 3:30 pm September 20, 2018. CK Choi Room 120, UBC.
September 13, 2018

Incarnations and the Six-Syllable Formula of Avalokiteśvara in the Kāraṇḍavyūha-sūtra

Ruriko Sakuma (Osaka University of Tourism). 4 pm, Thursday, September 13. 451 College Street, B-04, Yale University.
September 1, 2018

Guest Lecture: The Book of Change, Confucianism and A Community of Shared Future

The Book of Change, Confucianism and A Community of Shared Future Dr. Wen Haiming (Professor, School of Philosophy, Renmin University of China) When: 4pm September 4, 2018. […]
August 17, 2018

Vinaya Pitaka Studies Lecture Series

SASAKI Shizuka (Hanazono University), YAMAGIWA Nobuyuki (Bukkyo University). Aug 2018, Peking University.
August 1, 2018

Guest Lecture: On the strategy and method of Kuiji’s(632-682) exegetics

Weijen Teng (Dharma Drum Institute). August 4, 2018. IKB ROOM 155, UBC.
June 15, 2018

What is Daoism—Analysis of the Origin of ‘Ordinary Mind is the Way (Chinese)

What is Daoism—Analysis of the Origin of ‘Ordinary Mind is the Way. 19:00-21:00, June 15, 2018.
April 20, 2018

Rituals of Precious Scrolls of Mount Xiang in modern Changshu: the folk Buddhist beliefs in China (Chinese)

Rostislav Bwewzkin (Fudan University). 19:00-21:00, April 23, 2018. Peking Univesity.
April 13, 2018

From Hero to Heretic

Kate Crosby (King’s College, London). 11:00am to 1:00pm, Friday, April 13, 2018. Department of Religious Studies (COLL451), B-04, Yale University.
February 22, 2018

Guest Lecture: The Bodhisattva’s Last Mission before Awakening

Vincent Eltschinger (Paris Sciences & Lettres University). 4:00pm, Thursday, February 22, 2018. 451 College Street, Room B-04, Yale University
February 20, 2018

Guest Lecture: The Philosophy and Practice of Buddhist Confession in the Song Dynasty

Dr. Kai Sheng (Tsinghua Universit). 2:15pm, October 26. Room 604 Asian Center, UBC.
February 20, 2018

Guest Lecture: The Thirteenth Fourteenth Century Encounter of Chinese Tiantai and Japanese Tendai

[above image: Shunjo, one of the monks that will be discussed] We are very pleased to announce that Dr. Paul Groner, a professor from the Department […]
November 15, 2017

Guest Lecture: Traditional Community Associations (she 社) and Buddhism in Medieval China (Chinese)

Hao Chunwen (Capital Normal University). 5:30pm to 7:00pm, Wednesday, November 15, 2017. Room 102, Rosenkranz Hall, Yale University.
November 13, 2017

Interactions between Indian and Chinese Culture in Buddhist Monasteries in 9th-10th Century Dunhuang

Hao Chunwen (Capital Normal University). 5:00pm to 6:30pm, Tuesday, November 13, 2007. Room 220A Hall of Graduate Studies (HGS), Yale University
November 7, 2017

The Philosophy and Practice of Buddhist Confession in the Song Dynasty

Sheng Kai (Tsinghua University). 12:00pm to 1:00pm, Tuesday, November 7, 2017. William L. Harkness Hall (WLH), Yale University.
October 27, 2017

Guest Lecture: The Fabric of Monasticism:Buddhism and Silk Culture in Premodern China

Stuart Young (Bucknell University). 4 pm, Thursday, October 26, 2017. 451 College Street, B-04, Yale University.
September 28, 2017

Guest Lecture: Diving into Buddhahood: The Four Inversions at Shanyingshan and Baoshan

Dr. Wendi Adamek (University of Calgary). 4:00 pm, September 28, 2017. Room 604 of the Asian Center, UBC.
April 27, 2017

In the Wake of the Mongols: The Making of a New Social Order in North China, 1200-1600

Jinping Wang (National University of Singapore). 4:00pm to 6:00pm, Thursday, April 27, 2017. Rm 101 see map, Yale University
April 2, 2017

Silk Road Forum 2017

Susan Whitfield (IDP, The British Library), Du Doucheng (Lanzhou University). 1:30-5:00 pm, April 2, 2017, Sunday. McCormick Hall, Room 101, Princeton University
March 31, 2017

Modernity & Agency: How Activisits reconstructed Nepali Society

David Gellner (University of Oxford). 4:30pm, Friday, March 31, 2017. Anthropology Building (SACH10), Room 105, Yale University
March 30, 2017

Can There Be an Anthropology of Hinduism?

David Gellner (University of Oxford). 4:00pm to 6:00pm, Thursday, March 30, 2017. African American Studies (WALL81), Room 101, Yale Univesity.
February 9, 2017

Koryo Buddhist Painting In East Asia

Woothak Chung (Dongguk University). 4:00pm to 6:00pm, Thursday, February 9, 2017. African American Studies (WALL81), Room 101, Yale University