ASDP Summer Workshop I


June 2022 Summer Workshops















Women in Buddhism: An Introduction

June 10-11, 2022 | COMPLETED

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 dicscussions and a final plenary panel discussion with speakers.  Prior to the workshop, participants will be provided short readings and bibliographies for each session.  Wendi Adamek, Lisa Battaglia, Sarah Jacoby, and Peter Hershock




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