Venue: Rabin building, Mt. Scopus, room 3001
Dates: June 19-21, 2022
Open to the general public.
Sunday, June 19
10:00 – 10:10 Opening Remarks, Eviatar Shulman
10:10 – 12:10 Maria Heim (Amherst College): Anti-Essentialism Pali-Style (and its entailments for the study of emotions)
12:30 – 12:45 Greeting: Prof. Nissim Otmazgin, Dean of the Faculty of the Humanities
Prof. Michal Biran, Head of the Institute for Asian and African Studies
12:45 -13:45 Trent Walker (Stanford University): Theravada Chant as Musical Performance: Making Meaning through Rhythm, Pitch, and Melody. Session 1 – Rhythm
15:15 – 16:00 Odeya Eshel (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem): From Canon to Atthakatha – The Story of the Buddha’s Visit to Kapilavatthu
16:15 – 18:30 Charles Hallisey (Harvard Divinity School): Violence, Peacemaking, and Performing Theravada
Respondent: Jonathan Spencer (University of Edinburgh)
Monday, June 20
10:00 – 11:10 Sarah Shaw (Oxford Centre of Buddhist Studies): Is Buddhist Oral Literature Literature?
11:10 – 12:20 Nathan McGovern (University of Wisconsin): Putting Oral Theory to Work in the Study of Early Buddhist Sutras: The Iti Pi So Formula Across and Within Buddhist Traditions
12:40 – 13:40 Trent Walker (Stanford University): Session 2 – Pitch
15:00 – 15:45 Aviran Ben-David (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem): From Lists of Precepts to Mental Development: The Various Interpretations of Sila in the Early Discourses and Pali Commentaries.
15:45 – 16:55 Aleix Ruiz-Falques (Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Shan State Buddhist University): What is Pali Prose and was it to be Performed?
17:10 – 18:20 Eviatar Shulman (Hebrew University of Jerusalem): Performing Theravada, from Storytelling to Meditation.
Tuesday, June 21
10:00 – 11:10 Amy Langenberg (Eckerd College): The Performance of Sexual Consent in Parajika I of the Bhiksuni-vinaya, and in Contemporary Buddhist Communities in North America
11:10 – 12:00 Yael Shiri (Hebrew University of Jerusalem): Performing, Interpreting, Advocating, Composing- a consideration of the role of the vinayadhara
12:10 – 13:10 Trent Walker (University of Stanford): Session 3 -Melody
14:40 – 15:00 Shani Goldfrad (Hebrew University of Jerusalem): Speech, Body and Performance in Early Buddhist Thought
15:00 – 16:10 Daniel Stuart (University of South Carolina): Local Cure, Global Chant: Performing Theravadic Awakening in the Footsteps of Ledi Sayadaw
16:30 – 17:40 Kate Crosby (King’s College, London): TBA
17:45-18:30 Concluding discussion
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