Friday, January 25, 2008

January 29: Lecture on Buddhism in China by Hongyu Wu


Lecture--Buddhism in Contemporary Chinese Society
8:00 pm
Sutherland Hall
Audience: Open only to ISLLC residence
Cost: Free
Sponsored by: Global Studies Program, International Studies Living Learning Community

This talk presents a survey of Buddhism in contemporary mainland China, Taiwan and
overseas Chinese communities and takes a look at the various responses Buddhism has
made to the changes of present society. It also reviews how Buddhism participates in
shaping people's world views, behaviors, and practices of contemporary greater
Chinese society. Hongyu Wu, is a PhD candidate in Religious Studies at the
University of Pittsburgh
For more information, contact Veronica Dristas - 412-624-2918

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