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Program: Buddhist Asia: Traditions, Transmissions and Transformations, University of Hawaii

This multidisciplinary program, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, will offer five weeks of context-rich engagement with Buddhist teachings, practices and primary texts (in translation), and how they have shaped and been shaped by cultures and societies throughout … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Japanese Religious Studies

Institution:       University at Albany Location:          New York, United States Position:          Assistant Professor, Tenure Track – Japanese Religious Studies Assistant Professor, Tenure Track – Japanese Religious Studies The Department of East Asian Studies at the University at Albany, State University … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Secrecy’s Power: Covert Shin Buddhists in Japan and Contraditions of Concealment

Via University of Hawai’i Press. Secrecy’s Power: Covert Shin Buddhists in Japan and Contraditions of Concealment Author: Chilson, Clark; 235pp. July 2014 Cloth – Price: $42.00 ISBN: 978-0-8248-3839-3 Shin has long been one of the most popular forms of Buddhism … Continue reading

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Job Opening: East Asian Religions, Lehigh University

Institution:       Lehigh Universiity, Religion Studies Location:          Pennsylvania, United States Position:          Assistant Professor of East Asian Religions Assistant Professor of East Asian Religions The Department of Religion Studies, in cooperation with the Asian Studies program, is inviting applications for a … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Assistant Professor of Japanese Religion

The Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Arizona in Tucson invites applications for a tenure track position in Japanese Religion at the assistant professor level. Time period and academic specialization is open. Teaching commitment of two courses per … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Networks and Religious Difference in Asian Buddhist Traditions

Call for Papers: “Networks and Religious Difference in Asian Buddhist Traditions,” Vanderbilt University,April 3-4, 2015 Buddhist traditions—in all their diversity—have been formed through processes of exchange, negotiation, and contestation in the face of perceived difference. These perceptions have existed both … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Modern Buddhism in Japan

Modern Buddhism in Japan edited by Hayashi Makoto, Otani Eiichi, and Paul L. Swanson. Published by Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture, 2014 (224 pp). This is a collection of essays on the development of Buddhism in Japan in response … Continue reading

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