Illustrated Legends of the Origins of Kumano Shrines (16-17 century, Japan). Digital image: © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

 

Lectures, Workshops, and Other Events

 

  • "Buddhist-inflected Sovereignties Across the Indian Ocean: A Pali Arena, 1200–1550," Anne M. Blackburn
    • Cornell University online lecture on February 3, 12pm EST
  • "Buddhism and the Senses: Introduction," Donald Lopez
  • Text and Image as Receptacles: New Perspectives on China-Japan Buddhist Exchange
  • "Theorizing Buddhist Revelation in the Great Lamp of the Dharma Dhāraṇī Scripture," Ryan Overbey

  • "Avalokiteśvara in Dunhuang and Tibet: The Development of a Bodhisattva's Mythology," Reinier Langelaar
    • BuddhistRoad Guest Lecture Series online lecture on February 8, 1pm GMT
  • "Dying with the Buddha: The Twenty-four Buddhist Talismans in Chosŏn Korea," Sujung Kim
    • Kansas University Center for East Asian Studies and the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures online lecture on February 9, 7pm CT
  • "Buddhism and the Senses: Sense of Sight," Robert DeCarol
  • "Reading Buddhist Poetry from Southeast Asia – Lecture 1: Language," Trent Walker
    • The University of Otago hybrid lecture on February 13, 1am GMT
  • "Thinking Through Zen Kōans," Robert Sharf
    • The University of Arizona Center for Buddhist Studies Lecture Series online lecture on February 13, 3pm PST

  • "Reading Buddhist Poetry from Southeast Asia – Lecture 2: Prayer," Trent Walker
    • The University of Otago hybrid lecture on February 14, 1am GMT
  • "How to Read Ingen’s Portraits," Elizabeth Sharf
    • The University of Arizona Center for Buddhist Studies Lecture Series online lecture on February 14, 3pm PST
  • "Reading Buddhist Poetry from Southeast Asia – Lecture 3: Debt," Trent Walker
    • The University of Otago hybrid lecture on February 15, 1am GMT
  • "Reading Buddhist Poetry from Southeast Asia – Lecture 4: Shock," Trent Walker
    • The University of Otago hybrid lecture on February 16, 1am GMT
  • "Karma Pakshi: A Life in Poetry & Song," Charles Manson
    • Shang Shung Institute UK online lecture on February 16, 1:30pm EST
  • "Reading Buddhist Poetry from Southeast Asia – Lecture 5: Pleasure," Trent Walker

    • The University of Otago hybrid lecture on February 17, 1am GMT

  • "The Past, Present, and Future of Buddhism and Buddhology in Japan," Kumagai Seiji
    • Khyentse Foundation Goodman Lectures online lecture on February 17, 8pm EST
  • "Buddhism and the Senses – Sense of Hearing," Donald Lopez
  • "Forms of hidden treasures: practices and prophecies of revelation in Kalmykia," Valeriya Gazizova
  • "Dis-orienting the Conversation on Buddhism in the West," Venerable Dr. Juewei

    • Institute for the Study of Humanistic Buddhism at University of the West Spring online lecture on February 21, 4pm PST

  • "The Many Faces of D. T. Suzuki," James C. Dobbins
    • The Eastern Buddhist Society Lecture Series online lecture on February 22, 9am GMT
  • "Tibetan Translation of the Uṣṇīṣavijāyadhāraṇīsūtra Produced in the Tangut Empire," Alla Sizova
    • BuddhistRoad Guest Lecture Series online lecture on February 22, 1pm GMT
  • "Chan Buddhism Explained," Robert Sharf
    • Tai Lecture Series in Cross-Cultural Studies, Rice University online lecture on February 23, 4pm EST
  • "Shingon Visions of Ise: Rereading the Ise Pilgrimage Mandalas," Talia Andrei
    • Harvard Reischauer Institute Japan Forum online lecture on February 24, 4pm EST
  • "Religion, Art and Environment in Sichuan: The Case Study of Leshan," Sonya Lee
  • "Buddhism and the Senses: Sense of Smell," Lina Verchery
    • The 10th MaMa Charitable Foundation Lecture Series in Buddhist Studies online lecture on February 25, 8:30am GMT

  • "Research on the Possible Buddhist School Attribution of the Jamal Garhi Monestary in Mardan," Jun Wang
    • Dunhuang and Silk Road Seminar, University of Cambridge hybrid lecture on March 2, 5pm GMT
  • "Missing Defilements, Barking Children, and Troubled Resources: Some Philological Puzzles from the Vyākhyāyukti Literature," Richard F. Nance
  • "Using Big Data to Think through Tibetan History," Gray Tuttle
  • "Buddhism and the Senses: Sense of Taste," James Robson
    • The 10th MaMa Charitable Foundation Lecture Series in Buddhist Studies online lecture on March 4, 12pm GMT
  • "Aurel Stein, Desert Ruins, and Climate Change," Michelle Wang
    • University of Cambridge Dunhuang & Silk Road Seminar Series lecture on March 9, 5pm GMT

  • "Teaching Buddhism in the Western Academy," Jan Willis
    • Columbia University hybrid lecture on March 10, 11am EST
  • "Buddhism and the Senses: Sense of Touch," Reiko Ohnuma
    • The 10th MaMa Charitable Foundation Lecture Series in Buddhist Studies online lecture on March 11, 12pm GMT

  • "Post-Imperial Tibetan History and Karakhoto Texts," Maho Iuchi
    • BuddhistRoad Guest Lecture Series online lecture on April 12, 12pm GMT
  • "Newly Discovered Old Uyghur Manuscripts: Practice and Rituals of the Uyghur Buddhists," Ma Fu
    • BuddhistRoad Guest Lecture Series online lecture on May 17, 12 GMT