CJRC Event 12/08: New Approaches to Japanese American Buddhism
December 8, 2013
CJRC Japanese American Religion and Society Project
NEW APPROACHES TO THE STUDY OF JAPANESE AMERICAN BUDDHISM
Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: East Asian Seminar Room (110C), Doheny Memorial Library, USC
Michihiro Ama, University of Alaska Anchorage
Michael K. Masatsugu, Towson University
Duncan Wiliams, University of Southern California
Three scholars of Japanese American Buddhism take on established narratives of Buddhism in the West, Japanese American religiosity, and the significance of Japanese American Buddhism to American life.
This workshop requires registration and the prior reading of the three research papers. The three papers will cover the prewar period, Buddhism in the wartime period, and the emergence of a Japanese American Buddhism in the postwar period.
For copies of the papers and to register, please contact Kana Yoshida at email@example.com.