IBS Symposium Generates New Conversations

On Friday, April 14, nearly fifty Buddhist scholars, teachers, and activists convened at the Jodo Shinshu Center for a much-anticipated IBS symposium on “Interdependence/Intersectionality: Marginalization, Oppression, and American Buddhism,” to discuss issues of marginalization and oppression related to race, gender,

Second Annual Graduate Student Symposium

The Institute of Buddhist Studies in Berkeley, CA sponsored and held its Second Annual Graduate Symposium that presented work from graduate students across the United States. Institutions represented included Florida State University, the Graduate Theological Union, the Institute of Buddhist Studies, Maitripa College, Northwestern University, and University of Southern California. Within the fields of Art History, Buddhist Studies, and Religious Studies, students presented papers focused on the theme of Globalization, Tourism, Modernization and the Religions of Asia.