Daoism Today: Science, Health, Ecology
6th International Conference on Daoist Studies
Thursday, June 03, 2010
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
The sixth in a series of major conferences on Daoist studies and modern application, this continues a tradition that began in Boston (2003) and continued through Mt. Qingcheng (2004), Fraueninsel in Bavaria (2006), Hong Kong (2007), and Mt. Wudang (2009).
This year’s location is the spectacular campus of LMU in Los Angeles, with its scenic overlook of the Pacific Ocean and convenient access to the airport and California sightseeing.
The theme is the application of Daoist theory and practice in the world today. Preferred topics include:Daoism in relation to science, medicine, cultivation, spirituality, history, culture, arts, music, ecology, ethics, and more.
Loyola Marymount University, Hong Kong Taoist Association
individual papers (20 mins) or complete panels, with three papers plus chair, discussant (2 hour session).
2 hours, with emphasis on practice and experience
English, with some Chinese
Afterparticipants arrive on Wednesday, June 2, the conference begins on Thursday, June 3, at 9 a.m., with a plenary session. Panels will open at 10:30 a.m. and continue, with a break on Friday afternoon after 3 pm, through Sunday morning. A concluding forum will take place on Sunday, at 12 noon.
Livia Kohn, “A Win-Win World: Where Science, Politics, and Daoism Meet”
Hu Fuchen, “Avoiding Grain: Ancient Theory and Contemporary Practice”
US $120 (participation, program, abstracts, two dinners, entertainment)
After March 1, 2010: $160. Payable at registration.
Refunds: 80% until Feb. 1, 2010; 50% until May 1, 2010. No refunds after 5/1.
Registration: email email@example.com, providing the following information:
Paper title (if presenting):
On-campus room & board (db, sg):
On Campus: Room & board (4-day package, incl. breakfast and lunch)
US $240.00 (double occupancy)
-- deposit $60 at registration, remainder due March 1, 2010
US $400.00 (single occupancy)
-- deposit $100 at registration, remainder due March 1, 2010
Tel: 310-645-0400; Fax: 310-645-0700
Note: Handle on your own
make payable to ADC (American Daoist Conference), mail to:
Robin Wang, Department of Philosophy, Loyola Marymount University
One LMU Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90045-4359
BY CREDIT CARD:
Note: processing fee applies (e.g., $ 5 for $ 120)
March 1, 2010: abstracts for papers (no late submissions!)
April 15, 2010: registration for attendance only (no paper)
May 1, 2010: schedule and abstracts will be emailed and posted
fee waiver plus free room and board (double occupancy)
8 scholarships for graduate student or new Ph.D.s (3 years before or after grad.)
20 scholarships for Chinese scholars and/or Daoist recluses
name, address, status (Ph.D. date, supervisor), research project, paper abstract
Tables for book sales in the main hall of the conference are available
A book signing event will be scheduled late Saturday afternoon.
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