"Sorrowful Coverings of Tainted Karma: Towards a History of Female Impurity in Early and Middle Period Indian Buddhism"
By Amy Langenberg (Religious Studies, Auburn University)
"The Debtors' Prison - The Daoist Construction of the Blood Lake Hell for Women"
By Jessey Choo (History, University of Missouri, Kansas City)
Response by Charlotte Furth (Professor Emerita, USC)
"Women's Buddhist Practices and Ethnic Representation in Dali, Yunnan: The Tale of Woman Huang as Bai Folk Culture"
By Megan Bryson (Religious Studies, University of Tennessee, Knoxville)
"Dead Women in Medieval Japan: Painting Buddhist Truth in The Tale of the Demon Shuten Douji"
By Keller Kimbrough (Asian Languages and Civilizations, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder)
"Situating the Cult of the Blood Bowl Sutra in the Gender Discourses of Early Modern Japan: A View from the Commentarial Tradition"
By Lori Meeks (Religion, USC)
Response by Janet Hoskins (Anthropology, USC)
This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments and lunch will be provided.
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Center for Japanese Religions and Culture
USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
825 Bloom Walk, ACB 130D
Los Angeles, CA 90089-1481
Tel. (213) 821-4365
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