June 2022 Summer Workshop: Women in Buddhism: An Introduction


This is a listing of older East-West Center events (newer listed first).  See Events to get the list of current or upcoming events.

Zoom Webinar

When: Jun 10 2022 - 8:30am until Jun 11 2022 - 12:30pm
Where: Zoom

Women in Buddhism: An Introduction

ASDP Summer Workshop I

June 10-11, 2022

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This two-day online workshop will offer participants an introduction to women and their agency in Buddhist Asia.  The program will include four lecture presentations, each followed by a content and curriculum development discussion.  The program will conclude with breakout group curriculum discussions and a final plenary panel discussion with speakers.  Prior to the workshop, participants will be provided short readings and bibliographies for each session. 

> Registration is $35.00. Click here to register. 

Letters of invitation will be sent to those who register for the program, and a certificate of completion to those who attend the full two-day program.


June 10, 2022 |

8:30-9:20 am HST                    Paul Lavy (University of Hawai`i)

Goddesses and Women in South Asian Buddhist Art

9:25-9:45 am HST                    Discussion

9:45-10:00 am HST                  Break

10:00-10:45 am HST                Lisa Battaglia (Samford University)

Women, Buddhism and Modernity in Southeast Asia

10:50-11:10 am HST                Discussion


June 11, 2022 |

8:30-9:20 am HST                    Wendi Adamek (University of Calgary)

Women in Chinese Buddhism: Real and Imagined

9:25-9:45 am HST                     Discussion

9:45-10:00 am HST                   Break

10:00-10:45 am HST                 Sarah Jacoby (Northwestern University)

 Love and Liberation: A Tibetan Woman's Story

10:50-11:10 am HST                 Discussion

11:15-11:55 am HST                 Breakout Group Curriculum Discussions

12:00-12:30 pm HST                 Wendi Adamek, Lisa Battaglia, Sarah Jacoby, and Peter Hershock

 Teaching Women in Buddhism: Plenary Group Discussion


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