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JOB> Assistant Professor, East Asian Religions and Global Buddhism (tenure track), Grinnell College

GRINNELL COLLEGE. The Department of Religious Studies invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in East Asian Religions and Global Buddhism beginning Fall 2019.  Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD) or Associate Professor possible. Research and teaching interests might include, but are not limited to: religions of Japan, China and/or Korea, Buddhism, gender, media, and/or transnational studies.

See: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=57092

 

NEW BOOK> Language in the Buddhist Tantra of Japan, Payne, Bloomsbury

Language in the Buddhist Tantra of Japan

Language in the Buddhist Tantra of Japan dismantles the preconception that Buddhism is a religion of mystical silence, arguing that language is in fact central to the Buddhist tradition. By examining the use of 'extraordinary language'—evocations calling on the power of the Buddha—in Japanese Buddhist Tantra, Richard K. Payne shows that such language was not simply cultural baggage carried by Buddhist practitioners from South to East Asia.

JOBS> H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Buddhism: 6 August - 13 August

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 6 August 2018 to 13 August 2018. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Buddhism. See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information. To contact the Job Guide, write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.

LECTURE> Jowita Kramer at Waseda, Sept. 3, 2018

Dear Colleagues, 

It is my great pleasure to announce a public lecture by Professor Jowita Kramer at Waseda University on September 3, 2018. 

Title: Spiritual Practice on the Path to Liberation: Śamatha and Vipaśyanā According to Yogācāra Sources.

Speaker: Professor Jowita Kramer, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich.

Time: September 3, 2018, Monday, 1:30pm-3pm.

Venue: Waseda University, Toyama Campus, Building 36, Room 582.

WORKSHOP> 4th Nanzan Graduate Student Seminar for the Study of Japanese Religion and Culture

Dear members,

I would like to announce that we are now accepting applications for presenters at the 4th Nanzan Seminar for the Study of Religion and Culture, sponsored by the Nagoya University JSPS Core-to-Core Program. The seminar will be held on January 13-15 at the Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture in Nagoya, Japan. Details are provided below. 

For an application to present at the event, please contact me directly at mcmullen@nanzan-u.ac.jp

Sincerely, 

Matthew McMullen

 

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS> PHD Scholarships: Doctoral Program in Buddhist Studies at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich

PHD-SCHOLARSHIPS > Doctoral Program in Buddhist Studies at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich 

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Buddhism: 30 July - 6 August

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