Where the Texts Lead Us – Rethinking the Textual Approach to Buddhist Studies: Issues and Methodologies (資料に導かれる仏教研 – 問題提起と方法論)

Interdisciplinary Symposium and Workshops Hosted at the University of California, Santa Barbara

November 14 and 15, 2015
Humanities and Social Studies Building
6F, UC Santa Barbara

Organized by the Japanese research group on “International perspectives on interdisciplinary research on Japanese Buddhism”(多分野複合の視角から見た日本仏教の国際的研究)with the support of JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A).

Participants:

  • Ōkubo Ryōshun (Waseda University),
  • Minowa Kenryō (Tokyo University),
  • Sonehara Satoshi (Tohoku University),
  • Kikuchi Hiroki (Tokyo University),
  • Uejima Susumu (Kyoto University),
  • Yoshida Kazuhiko (Nagoya City University),
  • Jose Cabezón (UCSB),
  • Fabio Rambelli (UCSB),
  • Dominic Steavu (UCSB)

Co-organized by UC Santa Barbara ISF Endowed Chair in Shinto Studies and UC Santa Barbara XIV Dalai Lama Endowed Chair in Buddhist Studies.

Co-sponsored by: Division of Humanities and Fine Arts, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies, Department of Religious Studies, East Asia Center, Comparative Literature Program, and Translation Studies Emphasis at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Download event flyer and schedule (.pdf)

Symposium:

Rethinking the Textual Approach to Buddhist Studies—Issues and
Methodologies
Date: Sunday, November 15, 2015
Location: McCune Conference Room,
Humanities and Social Studies Building
(HSSB, 6F, Room 6020)

Presentations and discussions will be made in Japanese and in English.

Graduate Student Workshops on Buddhist Textual Studies

Date: Saturday, November 14, 2015
Location: IHC Research Seminar Room,
Humanities and Social Studies Building
(HSSB, 6F, Room 6056)