Upcoming Events

Fall 2017

Thursday – Sunday,  September 21 – 24
Brown University Contemplative Studies Mind and Life Think Tank
Pembroke Hall, Rm. 305

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Friday, September 22, 8 – 9:30 pm
Recital/Lecture – Contemplative Piano with Paul Humphries
Grant Recital Hall 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Monday,  September 25, 12- 6pm
Special Translation Workshop with Louis Komjathy 

Horace Mann, Rm. 102


Thursday, October 19, 5:30 – 7 pm

Non-Judgement and Social Action – Contemplative Practice in Pursuit of Justice with Professor Oliver Hill

Smith-Buonanno, Rm. 106

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Friday, October 20, 4 - 5:30pm 
Blind Cave Worms and the Meaning of Life with Professor Renee A. Hill

Smith-Buonanno, Rm. 201  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Tuesday, October 24, 5:30 – 7 pm
Lecture on the cessation of various forms of addiction caused by craving with Judson Brewer

Pembroke Hall, Rm. 305

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Thursday, October 26, 6- 8 pm
Contemplative Studies Open House

Smith-Bunonian Hall, Rm. 106

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Friday – Saturday, 
November 3 – 4

Contemplative Poetry Public Readings and Workshops

  •  November 3, 5:30 – 7 pm, Smith-Buonanno 106, Public Reading
  •  November 3, 7 – 8 pm, Smith-Buonanno Lobby, Reception  
  •  November 4, 10 am – 2 pm Pembroke 305 Workshop and Catered Lunch 

Monday, November 13, 12 – 2 pm

Graduate Student Symposium:  Selections from the Zhuangzi with Romain Graziani

Horace Mann,  Rm. 103


Monday, November 13, 6 - 7:30 pm

The Obvious and the Oblivious.  On the Psychology of Action in Early Chinese Texts and Beyond with Romain Graziani (ENS, Lyons)

Salomon, Rm. 203 


Thursday, November 16, 5:30 – 7 pm

Global Daoism and the Predicament of Modern Spirituality

Elijah Sigler (College of Charleston) and David Palmer (U of Hong Kong) and Louis Komjathy (University of San Diego) http://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/D/bo26692000.html

Smith-Buonanno, Rm. 106


Saturday - Sunday, December 2 and 3, 9 am – 6 pm

Intro to Rinzai Zen Buddhist Meditation Practice Workshop with Masaki Matsubara, Abbot of Butsomoji Temple in Chiba Japan

Crystal Rm., Alumnae Hall


Tuesday, December 5, 7:30 – 9 pm

Lecture and Performance of Classical South Asian Contemplative Music with Srinivas Reddy and Ajit Acarya

Smith-Buonanno, Rm. 106