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RESOURCE> Mailman archives page (including full "Blasphemy" thread) (Muller)

Dear Colleagues,

I have just been made aware of the fact that some subscribers are not aware of the availability of the archives for the Mailman list. All messages using the email system are stored there. The messages for the entire "Blasphemy" thread are available here:




CFP> AAR Annual Meeting 2015, Holmes Welch and the Study of Buddhism in Twentieth-Century China Seminar

The Holmes Welch and the Study of Buddhism in Twentieth-Century China Seminar invites proposals for papers to be presented at the 2015 meeting of the American Academy of Religion in Atlanta. We invite papers on any aspect of Welch's life or work, including his studies of Buddhism, or other fields. We are especially interested in papers that complement those presented at last year's seminar meeting, and which address present-day developments in the field of modern Chinese Buddhist studies.

AWARD> "Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism" awarded Dartmouth Medal for top reference work

Colleagues: I am pleased to report that The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism has been awarded the prestigious Dartmouth Medal for outstanding reference work by the American Library Association (ALA). From the ALA’s press release:

Robert E. Buswell Jr. & Donald S. Lopez Jr.- The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism
Winner of the 2015 Dartmouth Medal, Reference and User Services Association of the American Library Association