Lingyin Buddhist Studies Lecture Series

The Inaugural Lecture

Thanks to the generous support from Lingyin Temple in Hangzhou China. CBS started the Lingyin Buddhist Studies Lecture Series in the fall semester of 2019. On May 2nd, Dr. John Kieschnick of Stanford University was our speaker for the Inaugural presentation of the Lingyin Buddhist Studies Lecture series and he gave a great presentation on his topic:   

Literal and Metaphorical Demons in Chinese Buddhism

Prof. John Kieschnick, Department of Religious Studies, Stanford University

Date: May 2, 2019


The lecture Series:


How to Deal with the Upheavals in Life from the Buddhist Perspective

Ven. Hui Dong, Abbot, Fo Guang Shan Hsi Lai Temple, Los Angeles

Date: September 17, 2019


The Artist-monk Hongyi and His Intersecting Social Worlds in Early Twentieth-century Hangzhou: a Kaleidoscopic Approach

Prof. Raoul Birnbaum, University of California, Santa Cruz

Date: October 8, 2019


Shakuhachi Performance by Shawn Head

Shawn Renzoh Head, Composer, Shakuhachi Performer, and Lecturer
Date: October 28, 2019


The Competitions in Sacred Space

Xie Yifeng, Assistant professor in Yuelu Academy at Hunan University

Date: November 5, 2019


ON THE INTEGRATION OF CHINESE AND TIBETAN, EXOTERIC AND ESOTERIC BUDDHISM DURING THE PERIOD OF TANGUT XIA KINGDOM

Prof. Weirong Shen, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Date: December 2, 2019

 

PROTECTING INSECTS: BUDDHIST PRINCIPLES BETWEEN INDIA AND CHINA 

Prof. Ann Heirman, head of the Centre for Buddhist Studies, Ghent University, Belgium

September 8, 2020 

CHAN ISN’T JUST MEDITATION: CHAN MASTER HANYUE’S ATTITUDE TOWARD SUTRA TEACHINGS IN THE MING

Prof. Yi-Hsun Huang, Department of Buddhist Studies, Fo Guang University, Taiwan

October 1, 2020

TWIN BODHISATTVAS: THE PAIRED WORSHIP OF GUANYIN AND DIZANG

Dr. Chün-fang Yü, professor emerita, Departments of Religion and East Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University

October 22, 2020 

RESPONDING TO A NATIONAL CRISIS: ART, BUDDHISM, AND TECHNOLOGY IN TENTH CENTURY SOUTHEAST CHINA

Shi Zhiru, professor of Religious Studies and program coordinator of Asian Studies, Pomona College

December 3, 2020 

Lingyin Buddhist Studies Lecture 2021 No. 1 HÔTAN 鳳潭 IN THE WORLD OF EARLY-MODERN JAPANESE BUDDHISM

 Sueki Fumihiko 末木文美士 , Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo and Nichibunken (the International Research Center for Japanese Studies). 

 January 26, 2021

Lingyin Buddhist Studies Lecture 2021 No. 2 (cosponsored by Asian Pacific American Studies Minor Program, Department of East Asian Studies)

 

Professor Duncan Ryuken Williams, Professor of Religion/American Studies & Ethnicity/East Asian Languages & Cultures and Director, USC Shinso Ito Center for Japanese Religions and Culture, University of Southern California

February 19, 2021