a public event
Evidence Matters: Textual Authority and Lineage Dispute in Seventeenth-century Chan/Zen Buddhism
Prof. Jiang Wu speaks in the 2002-2003 UCLA Center for Buddhist Studies public lecture series.
Friday, February 07, 2003
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
243 Royce Hall, UCLA
East Asian Studies, University of Arizona
Jiang Wu received both his bachelor's and master's degrees from Nankai University in Tianjin, China and holds a doctorate from Harvard University. His dissertation, Orthodoxy, Controversy and the Transformation of Chan Buddhism in Seventeenth-century China (Harvard, 2002), investigates the intellectual and social origins of the Japanese Obaku school in China. He is continuing to look at the intellectual history of East Asian Buddhism and the impact of Buddhist thought on society and culture. Professor Wu has published several articles in Chinese. He received a teaching award at Harvard and at Arizona teaches Worlds of Buddhism and History of East Asian Buddhism and other courses.
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Sponsor(s): Center for Buddhist Studies