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UACBS Announces 2019 Fall Schedule of Lingyin Buddhist Studies Lecture Series

Monday, August 26, 2019

Welcome back, Wildcats and friends! We hope you all are well and ready for the new semester. Heartfelt thanks to all of you who supported us in the past. For starters, we would like to kick off this new semester by announcing the fall schedule of our Lingyin Buddhist Studies Lecture Series. All events are public and free of charge. Please mark your calendar and sign up our email list at buddhist-studies@email.arizona.edu or follow our Facebook or Twitter page to receive updates.

Lingyin Buddhist Studies Lecture Series, Fall, 2019


Date and Time: Sept. 17, 3:30-5pm

Location: Room 350, Mordern Languages Building

Title:"How to Deal with the Upheavals in Life from the Buddhist Perspective"

Speaker: Ven. Hui Dong, Abbot, Fo Guang Shan Hsi Lai temple, Los Angeles, USA


Date and Time: Oct. 8, 3:30-5pm

Location: Silver and Sage room, Old Main

Title:“The artist-monk Hongyi and His Intersecting Social Worlds in Early Twentieth-century Hangzhou: a kaleidoscopic approach”

Speaker, Raoul Birnbaum, Professor, University of California, Santa Cruz


Date: October 28th at 7pm 

Location: Holsclaw Hall in the music building

Title:“Shakuhachi Performance by Shawn Head”

Performer: Shawn Renzoh Head, Composer, Shakuhachi Performer, and Lecturer 


Date and Time: Nov. 18, 3:30-5pm

Location: TBA

Title: “Tibetan Esotericism and Chinese Exotericism in Tangut Buddhism”

Speaker: Weirong Shen, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.