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Chinese Religions Seminar: Illness, Healing, and Ritual in Chinese Religion

April 7, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

Chinese Religions Poster

Jessey Choo
, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
TJ Hinrichs, Cornell University
Antje Richter, University of Colorado
Stephen Teiser, Princeton University

Michael Puett
, Harvard University
Robert Weller, Boston University

10:00-11:15:  Stephen Teiser, “Deceptively Simple Acts of Healing in Chinese Buddhism.”
11:15-11:30: Coffee Break
11:30-12:45: Antje Richter  “Illness Narratives in Early Medieval Literature. “Illness and Healing in a Fourth-Century Chinese Correspondence.”
12:45-2:00: Lunch
2:00-3:15: TJ Hinrichs, “Healing Ritual as a Boundary Object at the Huizong Court.”
3:15-3:30: Coffee Break
3:30-4:45: Jessey Choo, “Whence Came the Childbed Dead: Healing in Daoist Blood Lake (xuehu) Rituals.”
4:45-5:30: General discussion


April 7, 2017
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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CGIS South, Room S030
1730 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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