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Recent Developments in the Study of Buddhist Art

Recent Developments in the Study of Buddhist Art

This symposium is intended to survey some of the most important recent developments in the study of Buddhist art throughout Asia.

Friday, November 21, 2008
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
for Friday's conference:
Faculty Center Hacienda Room
Los Angeles, CA 90095

A fundamental aim of the symposium will be to accomplish two goals:

  1. accessible presentations and an
  2. opportunity for highly specialized discussions.

The Friday, November 21 sessions will feature several lectures open to the public.  While scholarly in content, these lectures will be accessible to interested members of the university community and the general public.

Participants that will speak at the event are:

  • Cynthea Bogel (University of Washington)
  • Robert Brown (UCLA)
  • Sherry Fowler (University of Kansas)
  • Phyllis Granoff (Yale University)
  • Minku Kim (UCLA)
  • Sunkyung Kim (USC)
  • Sonya Lee (USC)
  • Donald F. McCallum (UCLA)
  • Chari Pradel (Cal Poly Pomona)
  • Melody Rod-Ari (UCLA)
  • Akira Shimada (SUNY, New Paltz)
  • Koichi Shinohara (Yale University)
  • Yoko Shirai (USC)
  • Nancy Steinhardt (Univ. of Pennsylvania)
  • Maya Stiller (UCLA)
  • Yui Suzuki (University of Maryland)

This event is co-sponsored by the Paul I. and Hisako Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies, Center for Buddhist Studies, Center for Chinese Studies, Center for Korean Studies, and Center for Southeast Asian Studies.

No registration is required for the Friday conference.

RSVP will be required for the seminar on November 22, 2008.  Please RSVP at

Cost: None

Tel: 310 - 825- 8681

Special Instructions

RSVP for Saturday sessions. Location TBA.

For more information please contact

Donald McCallum
Tel: 310-206-6974

Download File: BuddhistArtConference11-21-08.pdf

Sponsor(s): Center for Buddhist Studies, Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies, Center for Korean Studies, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Center for Chinese Studies

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