Religion

November 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Chan Chi-Keung – Pure Sentiment and Strained Reasoning: An Exploration of Neo-Confucian Liu Jishan’s Moral Psychology

Speaker: Chan Chi-Keung, Associate Professor of Philosophy, National Taiwan University; HYI Visiting Scholar, 2022-23Chair/discussant: Michael Puett, Walter C. Klein Professor of Chinese History and Anthropology, Harvard University Seating is limited. …

Chan Chi-Keung – Pure Sentiment and Strained Reasoning: An Exploration of Neo-Confucian Liu Jishan’s Moral Psychology

October 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Annabelle Pitkin – Renunciation and the Practice of Care: Himalayan Buddhist Embodiments of Longing and Devotion

Speaker: Annabella Pitkin, Assistant Professor of Buddhism and East Asian Religions, Lehigh UniversityDevotion plays a central role in Tibetan and Himalayan Buddhist accounts of guru-disciple relationship, part of an ideal of …

Annabelle Pitkin – Renunciation and the Practice of Care: Himalayan Buddhist Embodiments of Longing and Devotion

April 25 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Buddhist Studies Forum featuring Halvor Eifring – Let the mind wander towards the Pure Land: Two 19th-Century Chinese Monks on How to Treat Spontaneous Thought

Topics: Speaker: Halvor Eifring, University of Oslo Mind wandering has been an issue within contemplative traditions for more than two thousand years. How to go about your meditation or prayer …

Buddhist Studies Forum featuring Halvor Eifring – Let the mind wander towards the Pure Land: Two 19th-Century Chinese Monks on How to Treat Spontaneous Thought

March 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Chinese Religions Seminar featuring Vincent Goossaert – Social Networks of the Gods in Late Imperial Spirit-Writing Altars

Speaker: Vincent Goossaert, Professor of Daoism and Chinese Religions, École Pratique des Hautes Études Chinese social life is saturated with interactions with entities other than living humans – ancestors, suffering …

Chinese Religions Seminar featuring Vincent Goossaert – Social Networks of the Gods in Late Imperial Spirit-Writing Altars