Dr. Lewis Lancaster Lecture – Compassion: A Natural State of Cognition

The fourth installment of Emeritus Professor of Religious Studies Dr. Lewis Lancaster’s “Encountering Life” lecture series is titled, “Compassion: A Natural State of Cognition,” scheduled for Tuesday, November 23, 2021, at 7:00pm Pacific Time. It will be offered remotely on Zoom.

Organized by the Department of Religous Studies and Religious Graduate Council and sponsored by the Institute for the Study of Humanistic Buddhism, the “Encountering Life” lecture series explores ways that Buddhist lessons, principles, and values could be useful in everyday life encounters. Using personal experience and a life-long study of Buddhism, Dr. Lancaster’s talks cover a variety of topics relevant to modern problems and concerns.

Registration for “Compassion: A Natural State of Cognition” is now available and it is open to everyone. To sign up and receive the Zoom link, please visit:



Dr. Lewis Lancaster Compassion Lecture Flyer


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