Literature & the Arts

Public Lecture: John Kieschnick on the Buddhist Rosary in Imperial China

The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhism and Contemporary Society at UBC is delighted to welcome Professor John Kieschnick (Stanford University) as part of The Tung Lin Kok Yuen Canada Foundation Distinguished Speaker Series and "Forbidden City" [...]

Public Lecture: John Kieschnick on the Buddhist Rosary in Imperial China 2014-12-06T15:22:10+00:00

Workshop: Charlotte von Verschuer on The Illustrated Biography of the Priest Ippen

Thanks to the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies and the Consulate General of Japan in Vancouver, Professor Christina Laffin will be hosting Dr. Charlotte von Verschuer from the École pratique des hautes études (EPHE) for a week long visit [...]

Workshop: Charlotte von Verschuer on The Illustrated Biography of the Priest Ippen 2014-10-25T18:30:44+00:00

Public Lecture: Patricia Berger on Multiple Identities: The Many Faces of the Manchu Emperors of China

The Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhism and Contemporary Society, in cooperation with the Vancouver Art Gallery, present Prof. Patricia Berger. Multiple Identities: The Many Faces of the Manchu Emperors of China UBC Robson Square | Theatre-Room C300 [...]

Public Lecture: Patricia Berger on Multiple Identities: The Many Faces of the Manchu Emperors of China 2014-10-10T12:18:51+00:00

Public Lecture: Shi Zhiru on Bells, Hells, and Dizang in Chinese Buddhism

We are pleased to welcome Professor Shi Zhiru (Pomona College) to UBC.  Her lecture entitled, “For Whom The Bell Tolls: Bells, Hells, and Venerating Dizang in China” will take place at: UBC Robson Square | Room C100 | 800 Robson Street Monday, OCTOBER 20, [...]

Public Lecture: Shi Zhiru on Bells, Hells, and Dizang in Chinese Buddhism 2014-09-27T00:47:26+00:00

Video: Georgios Halkias on Pure Land in Tibetan Buddhism

**Reblogged from Asia Pacific Memo*** Featuring Georgios T. Halkias A few months ago the Asia Pacific Memo sat down with Dr. Georgios T. Halkias a noted scholar of Pure Land Buddhism, particularly of the Himalayan region, and the author ofLuminous Bliss, A [...]

Video: Georgios Halkias on Pure Land in Tibetan Buddhism 2014-01-28T15:09:06+00:00