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CFP> The FSU Department of Religion 14th Annual Graduate Student Symposium, February 20-22, 2015

Dear colleagues,

On behalf of the Florida State University Department of Religion, I am pleased to announce our 14th Annual Graduate Student Symposium to be held February 20-22, 2015 in Tallahassee, Florida. This is not an exclusively "Buddhist Studies" symposium, but there will be  couple of panels devoted to all aspects of Buddhist studies. The symposium would also provide a  platform for grad students in our field to interact with students in other disciplines in the humanities writ large.

ARTICLE SEARCH> The Pathway to the Centre - Purity and the Mind: Proceedings of the Inaugural International Samādhi Forum

Dear list members,

I would appreciate if anybody could help me find digital copies of two articles collected in The Pathway to the Centre - Purity and the Mind: Proceedings of the Inaugural International Samādhi Forum (Sydney, N.S.W. : Dhammachai International Research Institute, 2010):

1. On the origins of the western meditation movement by Garry W. Trompf.

2. Stopping of the Āsavas (Ankers) in Buddhist meditation by Edward F. Crangle.

Dissertation Competition> Stanley Weinstein Dissertation Prize, East Asian Buddhism

The Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University is pleased to announce the fourth competition for the Stanley Weinstein Dissertation Prize, honoring Professor Weinstein’s many contributions to the study of East Asian Buddhism in North America.  The prize will be awarded once every two years to the best Ph.D.

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