9:00 am - 5:30 pm
2140 Durant Avenue
Berkeley, California 94704
This symposium will explore the significance of narrative in Buddhism from a variety of perspectives, in particular the narrative core of its texts, structures of engagement of the Buddhist path, and new forms arising within a range of cultural contexts.
Dr. Charles Hallisey, Harvard Divinity School
"Narrative Amidst the Activities of Scripture"
Dr. Richard K. Payne, Institute of Buddhist Studies
"The Path from Metaphor to Narrative: Gampopa's Jewel Ornament of Liberation"
Dr. Michael D. Nichols, Saint Joseph's College (Indiana)
?M?ra Re-imagined: Stories of the 'Evil One' in Changing Contexts?
Co-convenors: Scott Mitchell and David Matsumoto
Admission is free and open to all interested persons
For more information: http://www.shin-ibs.edu/narrat