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Dr. Luther Obrock to Speak on Sanskrit Masnavis and Shaiva Sufism
March 30, 2017

Dr. Luther Obrock to Speak at UVA March 30, 2017   4:00 p.m. Nau 441 “Sanskrit Masnavis and Shaiva Sufism: Translating Jami’s Yusuf wa Zulaikha in Sultanate Kashmir” Dr. Luther Obrock Lecturer in Sanskrit, Department of South Asia Studies, University of Pennsylvania  

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Dan Hirshberg on Himalayan Syncretism and Padmasambhava
March 15, 2017

Dan Hirshberg to Lecture at UVA  “Himalayan Syncretism and the Emergence of Padmasambhava as Rdo rje gro lod” March 15, 2017    4:00 PM Location TBD Dan Hirshberg will speak on “Himalayan Syncretism and the Emergence of Padmasambhava as Rdo rje gro lod” on March 15th at 4pm (location TBD). He is Assistant Professor of […]

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“Ain’t I a Womanist? Black Women and Biblical Interpretation” with Nyasha Junior
February 23

February 23, 4:30PM  Wilson 402 Professor Nyasha Junior, Temple University, Department of Religion Professor Junior’s book, An Introduction to Womanist Biblical Interpretation, will be available for purchase both before and after the lecture. Follow Professor Junior on social media:  nyashajunior.com/@NyashaJunior/#IntroWBI  

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Matthew Kapstein to Speak on Sanskrit in Tibet and China
February 17, 2017

February 17, 2017  3:00 p.m. Nau 342 “Other People’s Philology: Uses of Sanskrit in Tibet and China, 15th-18th centuries.” Professor Matthew Kapstein Directeur d’études, École Pratique des Hautes Études and Numata Visiting Professor of Buddhist Studies, University of Chicago (ORGANIZED WITH THE TIBET CENTER AND THE EAST ASIAN STUDIES CENTER; sponsored by these institutions, along with […]