Original Thoughts: A Conference in Honor of Jacqueline I. Stone – Schedule

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Friday, May 17, 2019

Betts Auditorium MAP )
School of Architecture

Welcome: 4:30-4:35 PM
Leora Batnitzky, Princeton University, Department of Religion Chair

Introduction of Keynote Speaker: 4:35-4:45 PM
Jonathan Gold, Princeton University

Keynote Address: 4:45-6:00 PM
Jan Nattier, Professor of Buddhist Studies, Indiana University (retired)

Reception: 6:00-7:00 PM
Betts Auditorium MAP )
School of Architecture Lobby


Saturday, May 18, 2019

All Sessions
Jones Hall 202 ( MAP )

Continental Breakfast: 8:15-8:45 AM

Opening Remarks: 8:45-9:00 AM
Helen Hardacre, Harvard University


Session I: Positioning Japanese Buddhism: 9:00-11:30 AM
Chaired by: Thomas D. Conlan, Princeton University

Timothy Benedict, Kwansei Gakuin University

Takashi Miura, University of Arizona

Jolyon Thomas, University of Pennsylvania

Mark Rowe, McMaster University

Respondent: James Dobbins, Oberlin College


Session II: Transmission and Change in Japanese Buddhism: 1:00-3:00 PM
Chaired by: Shaun Marmon, Princeton University

Brian Ruppert, Bates College

Asuka Sango, Carleton College

Levi McLaughlin, North Carolina State University

Respondent: Lucia Dolce, SOAS University of London
Break: 3:00-3:15 PM


Session III: Distilling the Dharma in Medieval Thought and Practice: 3:15-5:15 PM

Chaired by: William M. Bodiford, University of California, Los Angeles

Bryan Lowe, Vanderbilt University

Lori Meeks, University of Southern California

James Ford, Wake Forest University

Respondent: Robert Sharf, University of California, Berkeley

Closing Remarks: 5:15-5:45 PM
Jacqueline I. Stone, Princeton University