Upcoming Event 4/5: “The Thousand Year Old Stolen Burmese Buddha Who Traveled The World And The Saga Of Its Return”

On Friday, April 5, Catherine Raymond, Associate Professor of Art History at Northern Illinois University, will give a lecture entitled “The Thousand Year Old Stolen Burmese Buddha Who Traveled The World And The Saga Of Its Return” as part of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies Friday Lecture Series. It will begin at 11:30 am in Weiser Hall, Room 110. More information can be found on the event listing.

Upcoming Event 3/29: “Neither Mahāyāna Nor Theravāda: Ashin Jinarakkhita and the Indonesian Buddhayāna Movement”

On Friday, March 29, Jack Meng-Tat Chia, Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley will give a lecture entitled “Neither Mahāyāna Nor Theravāda: Ashin Jinarakkhita and the Indonesian Buddhayāna Movement” as part of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies Friday Lecture Series. It will begin at 11:30 am in Weiser Hall, Room 110. More information can be found on the event listing.

Upcoming Event 11/30 – “We Were Always Buddhist:” Caste Emancipation and Sexual Politics in South India

On Friday, November 30, Lucinda Ramberg, Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology at Cornell University, will give a lecture entitled “’We Were Always Buddhist:’ Caste Emancipation and Sexual Politics in South India” as part of the Center for South Asian Studies Friday Lecture Series. It will begin at 4:00 pm in Weiser Hall, Room 110. More information can be found on the event listing.

Upcoming Event 11/29 – Modern Temple Art as “Public” Art

On Thursday, November 29, Yasuko Tsuchikane, Adjunct Assistant Professor at Cooper Union, New York and Waseda University, Tokyo, will give a lecture entitled “Modern Temple Art as “Public” Art” as part of the Center for Japanese Studies Thursday Lecture Series. It will begin at 12:00 pm in Weiser Hall, Room 110. More information can be found on the event listing.

Upcoming Event 11/9 – From Orientalism to Modern Rationalization? Buddhism and Colonial Governmentality in Laos and French Indochina

On Friday, November 9, Patrice Ladwig of the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity will give a lecture entitled “From Orientalism to Modern Rationalization? Buddhism and Colonial Governmentality in Laos and French Indochina (1893-1953)” as part of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies Friday Lecture Series. It will begin at 11:30 am in Weiser Hall, Room 110. More information can be found on the event listing.