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Dharma Effects: Buddhism in Japanese America

Dharma Effects: Buddhism in Japanese America

CJRC Japanese America Religion and Society Project

  • Date:
    Saturday, December 7, 2013
  • Time:
    2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Campus:
    University Park Campus
  • Venue:
    Doheny Memorial Library (DML)
  • Room:
    East Asian Seminar Room (110C)
  • Cost:
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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 cjrc@dornsife.usc.edu for advance copies of workshop papers.