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The Institute of Buddhist Studies would like to thank all the panelists, participants, and guests who made the 2010 Buddhism Without Borders Conference such a wonderful success!

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Buddhism without Borders: Contemporary Developments of Buddhism in the West

at the Institute of Buddhist Studies
Berkeley, California
March 18 - 21, 2010

Presenter Abstracts

Panel I: Buddhist Experiences: Expressions and Subjectivities, Thursday, March 18, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Daniel Veidlinger

Ruth Fitzpatrick

Erik Braun

Kimberly Beek

Panel II: Buddhisms in America, Friday, March 19, 9:30 - 12:30

Jeff Wilson

Charles S. Prebish

Duncan Ryuken Williams

Michihiro Ama

Panel III: Transnational Buddhisms, Friday, March 19, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Richard K. Payne

Chapla Verma

Todd Perreira

David McMahan

Panel IV: Identifying Buddhists, Buddhist Identity, Saturday, March 20, 9:30 - 12:30

Richard Hughes Seager

Christine Walters

Mindy McAdams

Wakoh Shannon Hickey

Panel V: Living Buddhism: Community and Family, Saturday, March 20, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Helen Baroni

Jitka Cirklov√°

Eve Mullen

Zach Zimmerman

Panel VI: Interpreting Buddhism in the West, Sunday, March 21, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Franz Aubrey Metcalf

Mira Niculescu

Galen Amstutz

Jeannine Chandler