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2013 Lecture Series



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Fall 2013 Lecture Series

The World of the Chinese Buddhist Canon

Lecturer: Dr. Jiang Wu
Language: English
Location: ED201, University of the West
Date/Time: Sep 27- 30, 2013

Organizer: Institute of Chinese Buddhist Studies (ICBS), UWest



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Summer 2013 Lecture Series

Emptiness in the Perfection of Wisdom Texts

Lecturer: Dr. Lewis Lancaster
Language: English
Location: ED201, University of the West
Date/Time: June 18- 28, 2013, 6:00 - 7:30pm PST

Organizer: Institute of Chinese Buddhist Studies (ICBS), UWest



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Spring 2013 Lecture Series

"Mazu’s Hagiographic Representation in the Hall of Patriarchs Collection (Zu tang ji)"

Lecturer: Dr. Mario Poceski/University of Florida
Language: English
Location: AD208, University of the West
Date/Time: March 20, 2013 (Wednesday), 7:00 - 8:30pm

Organizer: Institute of Chinese Buddhist Studies (ICBS), UWest



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Spring 2013 Lecture Series

"Liberation Theology and Public Policy"

Lecturer: Rev. Dr. Richard A. Rose. Ph.D /University of La Verne
Language: English
Location: AD205, University of the West
Date/Time: March 13, 2013 (Wednesday), 1:00-2:30pm

Organizer: Department of Religious Studies, UWest
Co-organizer : Institute of Chinese Buddhist Studies (ICBS), UWest



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Spring 2013 Lecture Series

Lecture 1: “Who is reciting the name of the Buddha? ” as Kōan in Chinese Chan (Zen) Buddhism

Lecturer: Dr. Morten Schlütter/University of Iowa
Location: Meeting Room, Hsi Lai Temple
Date/Time: March 3, 2013 (Sunday), 10:30am-noon
Language: English

Lecture 2: Monastics, Lay People, and the Changing Text of the Platform Sūtra of the Sixth Patriarch (Liuzu tanjing 六祖壇經)

Lecturer: Dr. Morten Schlütter/University of Iowa
Location: AD208, University of the West
Date/Time: March 4, 2013 (Monday), 7:00 - 8:30pm
Language: English

Co-organizers: ICBS, University of the West

2012 Lecture Series



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Fall 2012 Lecture Series

"Zhongfeng Mingben and the Case of the Disappearing Laywomen"

Lecturer: Dr. Natasha Heller
Co-organizers: ICBS, University of the West
Language: English
Location: AD208, University of the West
Date/Time: November 9, 2012, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM



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Fall 2012 Lecture Series

"Women in Buddhist History: What have we learned, and where do we go from here?"

Lecturer: Dr. Lori Meeks
Co-organizers: ICBS, University of the West
Language: English
Location: AD208, University of the West
Date/Time: November 8, 2012, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM



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Summer 2012 Lecture Series

"Buddhism in the Modern World: 19th – 20th Century Twists and Turns"

Lecturer: Dr. Lewis Lancaster
Co-organizers: ICBS, University of the West
Language: English
Location: CE101, University of the West
Date/Time: July 31 - August 10, 2012, 6:00PM to 7:30PM



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Spring 2012 Lecture Series

"Mapping and Interpreting the Buddhist Landscape: Intersections and Tensions between Academic Scholarship and Religiously-oriented Approaches to the Study of Chinese Buddhism"

Lecturer: Dr. Mario Poceski
Co-organizers: ICBS, University of the West
Language: English
Location: AD208, University of the West
Date/Time: Mar 9, 2012, 7:00PM to 8:30PM



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Spring 2012 Lecture Series

"Wisdom and Compassion: Reflections on the Academic Study of Religion"

Lecturer: Dr. Donald Swearer
Co-organizers: ICBS, University of the West
Language: English
Location: AD208, University of the West
Date/Time: Mar 8, 2012, 3:00PM to 4:30PM



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Spring 2012 Lecture Series on Buddhist Art

"Visual Sensation of the Compassion Goddess: Images of Avalokiteshvara in East Asia"

Lecturer: Dr. Lidu Yi
Co-organizers: ICBS, University of the West, Hsi Lai Temple
Language: English
Location: University of the West, AD205
Date/Time: Feb 22, 2012, 2:00PM to 3:30PM



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Spring 2012 Lecture Series on Buddhist Art

"Visualizing the Wonderful Dharma of Lotus Flower "

Lecturer: Dr. Lidu Yi
Co-organizers: ICBS, University of the West, Hsi Lai Temple
Language: Chinese (No English translation)
Location: Hsi Lai Temple, Assembly Hall
Date/Time: Feb 19, 2012, 2:00PM to 4:00PM



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Spring 2012 Lecture Series on Buddhist Art

"Visions of the Transcendent Pure Land in East Asia"

Lecturer: Dr. Lidu Yi
Co-organizers: ICBS, University of the West, Hsi Lai Temple
Language: English
Location: Hsi Lai Temple, Meeting Room
Date/Time: Feb 19, 2012, 10:30AM to 12:00PM

2011 Lecture Series

Kucha

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Spring 2011 Lecture Series: Kucha Buddhist Art

Lecturer: Professor Li Zhao, Director of Kucha Institute, Xinjiang, China
Co-organizers: ICBS, University of the West, Hsi Lai Temple
Language: Chinese (No English Translation)
Date: February 20, 2011, 2pm to 4pm
Location: Assembly Hall at Hsi Lai Temple
Address: 3456 Glenmark Dr. Hacienda Heights, CA 91745
Tel: 626-961-9697

2010 Lecture Series

Kaiyuansi

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Fall 2010 Lecture Series: Buddhism and Chinese Culture

Lecturer: Dr. Darui Long

Date: September 26, October 3, October 10, October 17, 2010. 2:00-4:00pm

Location: Assembly Hall at Hsi Lai Temple

Pink Lotus

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Chinese Buddhism: A New Look

Lecturer: Dr. Lewis Lancaster

Date: August 15-27, 2010

Monday - Thursday evenings. 7:30-9:00 p.m.

2009 Lecture Series

Kaiyuansi

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Reconstructing the History of a Monastery:
The Kaiyuansi of Ji'nan

Lecturer: JiXi Gao

Date: December 9th, 2009



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Buddhism, Kingshio, and Stupa Veneration:
Sinitic Materialization of the Asoka Myth in 10th Century in Hangzhou

Lecturer: Venerable Zhiru

Date: April 30th, 2009



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Bodhidarma and the Origins of Chinese Chan Buddhism

Lecturer: Professor John R. McRae

Date: February 26th, 2009



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Is Nirvana the Same as Insentience?
Chinese Struggles with An Indian Buddhist Ideal.

Lecturer: Professor Robert H. Sharf

Date: February 6th, 2009

 
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