Archives: student notes
2019 Spring Colloquy
April 12, 2019
IBS Graduate Awarded Board Certification
December 13, 2018
New and Returning Student Orientation
August 22, 2018
Buddhist Healing Principles: recording from annual chaplaincy conference
August 8, 2017
IBS Celebrates 2016 Graduates
May 27, 2016
May 30, 2014
Call for papers, Update: Proposal Deadline Extended
December 3, 2012
2012 Fall Semester enrollment
October 25, 2012
2012 Institute of Buddhist Studies Commencement
May 21, 2012
Second Annual Graduate Student Symposium
March 26, 2012
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.
Graduate Student Symposium Call for Papers
December 12, 2011
We are pleased to announce a call for papers for the 2nd Annual Graduate Student Symposium at the Institute of Buddhist Studies. Our theme this year is “Globalization, Tourism, Modernization, and the Religions of Asia.”
Both in Asia and in the West, religions are transformed by globalization, tourism, and modernization. This conference invites graduate students to submit proposals considering how one or more of these topics affect religions of Asia, either in the U.S. or abroad.
Proposals should be between 150 to 200 words, and include the paper’s title and the author’s name, affiliation, and contact information. Please submit proposals to Courtney Bruntz no later than January 1, 2012.
2011 Fall Enrollment
September 27, 2011
May 12, 2011
IBS Commencement 2010
May 18, 2010
2010 Graduation Commencement
April 20, 2010
IBS 2009 Fall Semester
September 8, 2009
IBS 60th Anniversary Celebration
September 3, 2009
The Institute of Buddhist Studies (IBS), a graduate seminary for Shin Buddhist Ministry and Buddhist Studies, celebrated its 60th anniversary on Tuesday, September 1, 2009 from 11 a.m. at the Jodo Shinshu Center (JSC). Some 80 persons were in attendance.
The ceremony included an opening service led by Bishop Koshin Ogui, Socho and President of IBS. Socho Ogui in his welcome remarks expressed his gratitude to all the BCA members who helped in the growth of IBS throughout the years and to the IBS staff for moving the IBS towards a strong Buddhist Educational Institution.
2009 IASBS Conference Highlights
June 22, 2009
Some 100 scholars, priests, and students attended the 14th Biennial Conference of the International Association of Shin Buddhist Studies held on June 12-14 at the Ryukoku University Omiya Campus in Kyoto, Japan. With the theme “Shin Buddhism in the World of the Twenty-First Century: Challenges and Potential,” some 52 scholars, priests, and students from Japan, the United States, China, South Korea, Taiwan, Hawaii, South America, and Europe presented papers on a wide variety of topics committed to Shin Buddhist Studies.
2009 Spring Student Body
April 4, 2009