2/26-27/2016 Symposuim – Empowering Objects: Kamakura-period Buddhist Art in Ritual Contexts

Empowering Objects:
Kamakura-period Buddhist Art in Ritual Contexts

One-Day Interdisciplinary Symposium

Saturday, 27 February, 9 AM - 6 PM

Co-sponsored by the Donald Keene Center of Japanese Culture,
Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, and Dr. John C. Weber

Location: Julius S. Held Lecture Hall, 304 Barnard Hall, 3rd Fl., 3009 Broadway (W117th St.)

The Keynote Lecture by Mimi Yiengpruksawan (Yale University), as well as a viewing of the exhibition, “Kamakura: Realism and Spirituality in the Sculpture of Japan,” will be held the day before the symposium, Friday the 26th, at the Asia Society (725 Park Avenue at 70th Street). Please see the links below for more information.

Click here to download a PDF of the full two-day program.

Click here for a schedule of the event (from the Donald Keene Center website)

The Donald Keene Center requests that those interested RSVP for the event. Please email your full name to: RSVP@keenecenter.org