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 The 6th International Conference on Ganhwa Seon, 2nd Subul Scholarly Awards, & Meditation Retreat, July, 2018

1A. The 6th International Conference on Ganhwa Seon/Kanhua Chan 看話禪

※ Date:  July 17, 2018 (Tuesday)

Venue: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Center for Buddhist Studies

※ Topic: This year’s preferred topic is “Ganhwa Seon and Contemporary Society.” We will also consider treatments of any aspect of Ganhwa Seon, including its principles, practices, and comparisons with other Buddhist traditions or meditative techniques.

※ Submission of proposed title and brief abstract: November 30, 2017

※ Deadline for submission of completed paper: February 28, 2018

※ We will accept seven papers for presentation and consideration for the Subul Scholarly Awards.

※ All presenters receive a $2,000 honorarium plus round-trip economy-class airfare, hotel accommodations, and meals.

 

※ All papers must be written in English and should not have been previously published or accepted for publication.

 

We welcome the participation of advanced Ph.D. students and junior scholars.

※  Copyright of papers delivered at the conference will be retained by the Institute for the Study of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism

※  Paper Style Guidelines: Refer to http://studyen.dongguk.edu/

※  Submissions should be emailed: jonghak@dgu.edu and cbs@international.ucla.edu

 

1B. 2nd Subul Scholarly Awards

※ Awards: Three of the papers presented at the conference will be selected to receive a Subul Scholarly Award.

Grand Prize (1)           $5,000  US dollars

 First Prize (1)             $3,000  US dollars

 Second Prize (1)          $2,000  US dollars

* Winners of the Subul Scholarly Awards are required to present their papers at the 6th International Conference on Ganhwa Seon to be held at UCLA on July 17, 2018.

2. Ganhwa Seon Retreat

※  Date: July 18-23, 2018 (Wednesday through Monday)

※ Venue: Retreat center near Los Angeles, California (USA)

※ Number of participants: 50 people maximum

※ Participants: Professors, scholars, Ph.D. students and advanced undergraduates, professional meditation teachers, and serious meditation students in Buddhist or other religious traditions.

※ Fees: Free for professors, scholars, and students enrolled in university. $400/person for all others. All expenses during the retreat (including lodging and meals) will be provided.

※ Application deadline: February 28, 2018 (acceptances in order of submission)

※ Submission email address: jonghak@dongguk.edu

※ Application Form: Refer to website of the Institute for the Study of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism (http://studyen.dongguk.edu/)

* Enquiries:

E-mail : jonghak@dongguk.edu

Tel : 82-2-6713-5141

Events Sponsor: Dongguk University International Seon Center

Conference Organizer: Institute for the Study of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism (Dongguk University) and Center for Buddhist Studies (UCLA)

Retreat Organizer: Institute for the Study of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism