Dharma Effects: Buddhism in Japanese America
CJRC Japanese America Religion and Society Project
A workshop discussing papers-in-progress investigating various aspects of Japanse American Buddhism. Pre-registration required.
“A Multiracial Buddhist Lawsuit in Postwar Los Angeles”
Michihiro Ama, University of Alaska
“The World War Two Incarceration of Japanese American Buddhists: 1942-‘43”
Duncan Williams, USC
“Transmission and Institutionalization of Jodo Shinshu in America: Ministerial Training and the Founding of the Institute for Buddhist Studies”
Michael Masatsugu, Towson University
“Altared States: A Cultural History of the Japanese American Home Shrine"
Jane Iwamura, University of the West
Pre-registration is required for this workshop. Please contact Kana at email@example.com for advance copies of workshop papers.