Schedule

Download PDF: Shugendo Conference Schedule May 9, 2017

MONDAY June 19th

 9:00–9:15

Welcome greetings by Kathleen Moore, Chair of the Department of Religious Studies (UCSB)

Greetings by Fabio Rambelli (UCSB)

Repositioning Shugendō: Keynote Addresses

9:15–10:00

Suzuki Masataka (Keiō University)

“Toward the Reconstruction of the Study of Mountain Worship and Shugendō in Japan”

10:00–10:45   

Hasegawa Kenji (Tokushima Prefectural Musem)

“Shugendō within Japanese Buddhism”

10:45–11:00

Coffee break

11:00–11:45   

Hayashi Makoto (Aichi Gakuin University)

“Comparative Observations on Shugendō, Shintō and Onmyōdō”

11:45–1:15

Lunch break

Aesthetics, Confraternities and Identities

1:15–2:00 

Gaynor Sekimori (SOAS)

“Otake Dainichi Nyorai and Haguro Shugendō: Unearthing a Lost History”

2:00–2:45

Andrea Castiglioni (UCSB)

“Stone-mandalas and Empowering Fasting: Religious Activities of Yudono Ascetics and Lay Devotees in the Edo Period”

2:45–3:00

Coffee break

3:00–3:45

Caleb Carter (Johns Hopkins University)

“Imagining Shugendō in the Eighteenth Century: The Writings and Actions of Jōin”

3:45–4:30       

Janine Sawada (Brown University)

“Mount Fuji Religious Culture in Transition”

TUESDAY June 20th

Shugendō in Texts and Context

9:00–9:45       

Niki Natsumi (National Institute of Technology, Akashi College)

Mino’odera engi: The Education of Monks and Lay People”

9:45–10:30    

Kawasaki Tsuyoshi (Shūjitsu University)

“En no Gyōja’s Legitimization in the framework of Esoteric Temples”

10:30–10:45

Coffee break

10:45–11:30   

Carina Roth (UCSB)

“Iconographic Evolution of En no Gyōja as the Founder of Shugendō”

11:30­–12:15   

William Fleming (USCB)

“Images of the Shugenja in Early Modern Japanese Literature”

12:15–2:00

Lunch break

Votive Objects and Talismans

2:00–2:45     

Fujioka Yutaka (Ōsaka University)

“Analysis of the Components and Production Techniques of the Archeological Finds about Zaō Gongen at Mount Kinpusen”

2:45–3:30     

Max Moerman (Barnard College)

“Shugendō as Social Practice: Kumano Goōhōin and Inscribed Oaths in Premodern Japan”

3:30–3:45

Coffee break

3:45–4:15

Fabio Rambelli (UCSB)

  “Shugendō Romanticism and the Japanese Quest for Primitive Spirituality”

4:15–5:00     

Roundtable and final discussion led by Fabio Rambelli

Closing Remarks by Katherine Saltzman-Li, Chair of the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies (UCSB)