New Approaches to the Study of Japanese American Buddhism

New Approaches to the Study of Japanese American Buddhism

CJRC Japanese American Religion and Society Project
  • Date:
    Saturday, December 8, 2012
  • Time:
    10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Campus:
    University Park Campus
  • Venue:
    Doheny Memorial Library (DML)
  • Room:
    East Asian Seminar Room (110C)
  • Cost:
    Free
  • Phone:
    (213) 821-4365
  • Email:

Summary:

Three scholars of Japanese American Buddhism take on established narratives of Buddhism in the West, Japanese American religiosity, and the significance of Japanese American Buddhism to American life.

Description:

This workshop requires registration and the prior reading of the three research papers.  The three papers will cover the prewar period, Buddhism in the wartime period, and the emergence of a Japanese American Buddhism in the postwar period.  

Please contact CJRC (cjrc@dornsife.usc.edu) for copies of the papers.

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