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Jun 4 2018 | Posted In: Alumni
Congratulations to our alumni (B.A. 2010) and a past HCBSS research fellow, Trent Walker, who successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis on "Unfolding Buddhism: Communal Scripts, Localized Translations, and the Work of the Dying in Cambodian Chanted Leporellos" at U.C. Berkeley on April 25, 2018. He...
May 15 2018 | Posted In: Alumni
Congratulations to Rafal Felbur who successfully defended his dissertation on: "Anxiety of Emptiness: Self and Scripture in Early Medieval Chinese Buddhism with a Focus on Sengrui"
Apr 25 2018 | Abstract | Posted In: Students
Congratulations to Adeana McNicholl on 2018 Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship Award Adeana McNicholl (Religious Studies, Stanford University) Hungry Ghosts and Celestial Seductresses: Preta Narratives in Early South Asian Buddhism   Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellows
Apr 9 2018 | AIIS 2018 Book Prizes | Posted In: Faculty
The Edward Cameron Dimock, Jr. Prize in the Indian Humanities was awarded to Eric Huntington,  Ho Center for Buddhist Studies postdoctoral fellow for Creating the Universe: Depictions of the Cosmos in Himalayan Buddhism.
Mar 15 2018 | Posted In: Students
Our graduate student Simona Lazzerini, Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Religious Studies, wrote a book review of Goddess on the Frontier: Religion, Ethnicity, and Gender in Southwest China by one of our alumna, Megan Bryson, in Reading Religion (RR) (book review website published by the...