Buddhist Bodies Workshop, Sep 23-25, 2022

Buddhist Bodies Collective: Fall 2022 Workshop

University of British Columbia • Sep 23 – 25, 2022

About the Conference

Buddhist Bodies Collective: Co-Directed by Amy Langenberg (Eckerd College) and Stephanie Balkwill (University of California, Los Angeles). The Buddhist Bodies Collective is an international and diverse group of scholars seeking to intervene in how Buddhist traditions are taught at the introductory level. Our website, when finished, will host multimedia resources for teaching Buddhism through a focus on “body” or “the body.”

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Important Information:


Keynote “Fizzing and Popping with Possibility: Co-learning Experiences at the Peripheries”:

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Venue: THE NEST | UBC Point Grey Campus, Vancouver
6133 University Blvd, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1

We acknowledge that the UBC Point Grey campus is situated on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the xwmə0–kwəy’əm (Musqueam). The land it is situated on and has always been a place of learning for the Musqueam people, who for millennia have passed on their culture, history, and traditions from one generation to the next on this site.

Keynote Lectures

Abbreviated Schedule:

Friday, September 23:

6:30 – 8:30 pm: KEYNOTE Fizzing and Popping with Possibility: Co-learning Experiences at the Peripheries

Professor Susan Andrews (Mount Allison University)

Venue: The Nest, LB Performance Theatre – 6133 University Blvd, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1

Saturday, September 24:

9:30 – 11:30 am: PLENARY DISCUSSION Follow up on the keynote

1:00 – 4:00 pm: WORKING SESSION Teaching Modules

Sunday, September 25:

10:00 – 10:30 am: WEBSITE Walkthrough

10:30 – 11:30 am: WEBSITE BBC Ethics and Best Practices

11:45 AM – 1:00 pm: WHAT’S NEXT? BBC future and opportunities