Tag Archives: Buddhism

Book Announcement: The Princess Nun

Harvard East Asian Monographs 366 The Princess Nun: Bunchi, Buddhist Reform, and Gender in Early Edo Japan Gina Cogan The Princess Nun tells the story of Bunchi (1619–1697), daughter of Emperor Go-Mizunoo and founder of Enshōji. Bunchi advocated strict adherence … Continue reading

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Resources for Studying Buddhism

Glancing through our resources page, I noticed our lack of sites on Buddhism. Sure enough, I had a few things on hand that anyone researching Buddhism in Japan or Buddhism in general will find quite useful. I’m not an expert … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Assistant Professor of Religion (Buddhism Studies)

Institution: Bard College, Division of Social Studies-Religion Program Location: New York, United States Position: Assistant Professor of Religion in the area of Buddhism studies tenure-track BARD COLLEGE invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Religion in … Continue reading

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Job Opening: East Asian Buddhism, Yale University

Institution: Yale University Location: Connecticut, United States Position: Assistant Professor, Religious Studies YALE UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF RELIGIOUS STUDIES intends to make a tenure-track appointment in the field of East Asian Buddhism beginning July 1, 2015, at the rank of Assistant Professor. … Continue reading

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Stanley Weinstein Dissertation Prize: East Asian Buddhism

The Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University is pleased to announce the fourth competition for the Stanley Weinstein Dissertation Prize, honoring Professor Weinstein’s many contributions to the study of East Asian Buddhism in North America.  The prize will be … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Hell-bent on Heaven in Tateyama mandara: Painting and Religious Practice at a Japanese Mountain

Hell-bent on Heaven in Tateyama mandara: Painting and Religious Practice at a Japanese Mountain by Caroline Hirasawa The book is a highly interdisciplinary examination of the Tateyama cult and its material culture, and will be of interest to art historians … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Visiting Position, Buddhist Studies, Rutgers

Institution: Rutgers University Location: New Jersey, United States Position:  Visiting Assistant Professor The Department of Religion at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track position in Buddhist Studies during the 2014-2015 academic … Continue reading

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