The speaker for the Kyoto Asian Studies Group May meeting will be Professor D. Max Moerman, who will present "Dying like the Buddha: Allegory, Intervisuality and the Cultic image" on Tuesday, May 26th from 6pm-8pm, at the usual venue (Room 217, KCJS, see below for access info).
D. Max Moerman is an Associate Professor in the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Cultures at Barnard College, Columbia University. He is the Associate Director of the Donald Keene Center for Japanese Culture, Columbia University, and of the Columbia Center for Japanese Religions. His research interests are in pre-modern Japanese culture and he is the author of "Localizing Paradise: Kumano Pilgrimage and the Religious Landscape of Premodern Japan," (Harvard East Asian Monographs 235), Harvard University Asia Center, 2005.
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