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Spring 2011 Numata Lecture: Making Sense of the Blood Bowl Sutra with Lori Meeks

April 22, 2011
3:00 pmto5:00 pm

Please join us at 3:00 p.m. on April 22, 2011, for the Spring 2011 Numata Lecture.

This year’s Spring Lecture will be presented by Prof. Lori Meeks of the University of Southern California. She will be presenting new research titled: “Making Sense of the Blood Bowl Sutra: Gender, Pollution, and Salvation in Buddhist Sermons from Early Modern Japan.”

The Numata Lecture will be hosted in the Kodo of the Jodo Shinshu Center at
2140 Durant Avenue, Berkeley

Lori Meeks received her PhD in East Asian Religions from Princeton University in 2003. Her research focuses on the social, cultural, and intellectual Histories of Japanese Buddhism, in particular, clarifying the roles of women as consumers and practitioners of Buddhism in the Heian and Kamakura periods.

This lecture is free and open to the public, and made possible by the Numata Foundation. For more information, please contact our offices or visit our News and Events Blog for updates.

One comment

  • APNIC says:

    This looks like a fantastic and educational lecture. I find the early Buddhism a fascinating topic.

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