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Book Announcement: Dialectics of the Goddess in Japan Audiovisual Culture

Dialectics of the Goddess in Japanese Audiovisual Culture EDITED BY LORENZO J. TORRES HORTELANO – CONTRIBUTIONS BY LINDA C. EHRLICH; IRENE GONZÁLEZ-LÓPEZ; DOLORES P. MARTINEZ; JOSÉ MONTAÑO; LAURA MONTERO; VÍCTOR NAVARRO-REMESAL; SYBIL A. THORNTON AND LORENZO J. TORRES HORTELANO Through provocative essays by … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Dancer, Nun, Ghost, Goddess: The Legend of Giō and Hotoke in Japanese Literature, Theater, Visual Arts, and Cultural Heritage

Dancer, Nun, Ghost, Goddess explores the story of the dancers Giō and Hotoke, which first appeared in the fourteenth-century narrative Tale of the Heike. The story of the two love rivals is one of loss, female solidarity, and Buddhist salvation. Since its … Continue reading

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Summer program: Buddhist East Asia: The Interplay of Religion, the Arts and Politics

NEH Summer Institute ~ May 28 to June 22, 2018 This multidisciplinary program, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, will offer four weeks of context-rich engagement with Buddhist teachings, practices and primary texts (in translation), examining how they have … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Buddhism & Medicine: An Anthology of Premodern Sources

C. Pierce Salguero (ed.), Buddhism & Medicine: An Anthology of Premodern Sources (New York: Columbia University Press, 2017). From its earliest days, Buddhism has been closely intertwined with medicine. Buddhism and Medicine is a singular collection showcas- ing the generative relationship and … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Workshop: Layers of Interpretation – Commentarial Practices Throughout Buddhist Textual Traditions

The Doctoral Program in Buddhist Studies at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München is pleased to announce a call for papers for the workshop “Layers of Interpretation – Commentarial Practices Throughout Buddhist Textual Traditions,” to be held on June 15-16, 2018 in Munich, Germany, with keynote addresses … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: FROM CHINESE CHAN TO JAPANESE ZEN: A Remarkable Century of Transmission and Transformation

FROM CHINESE CHAN TO JAPANESE ZEN: A Remarkable Century of Transmission and Transformation, Steven Heine (New York: Oxford University Press, 2017), 304 Pages | 27 illus., ISBN: 9780190637507      Examines the transformation of Chan Buddhism into Zen Buddhism from … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Dartmouth College, Assistant Professor, Asian Religions

Institution: Dartmouth College Location: New Hampshire, United States Position: Assistant Professor DARTMOUTH COLLEGE, Hanover. The Department of Religion at Dartmouth College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Asian Religions. Appointment to begin as early as July 1, 2018. … Continue reading

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