February 21, 2020
Jackman Humanities Building, Rm 318
170 St. George St
CALL FOR PAPERS
New Paths in the Teaching of Buddhist Studies:
A Three-day Workshop, Friday February 21–Sunday February 23, 2020
The Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation Centre for Buddhist Studies at the University of Toronto invites proposals for a three-day workshop on Teaching Buddhist Studies to be held in Toronto from Friday February 21st to Sunday February 23rd 2020. Proposals for papers or alternative formats like panel discussion topics or teaching demonstrations are welcome. Further, we will also consider collaborative presentations between two or more participants. Examples of possible topics or sub-themes include (but are not limited to): addressing controversial topics, race and gender in the teaching of Buddhism, teaching Buddhism through material objects, displaying Buddhist objects in museums or other spaces of public education, teaching with movement practices, teaching outside the classroom or in international settings, integrating contemplative techniques into Buddhist Studies classrooms, situating secularized practices such as mindfulness in the religious studies context, community-engaged teaching, and new approaches to teaching introduction to Buddhism. Please send proposals of no more than 500 words, along with a brief bio to Dr. Betsy Moss, at firstname.lastname@example.org, no later than September 30th, 2019.
Download CFP as a PDF here: CFP Teaching Workshop Feb 2020 – PDF
More details coming soon!
All of our sessions and meetings will take place in the Department for the Study of Religion in the Jackman Humanities Institute at the University of Toronto. JHB 318 is the large seminar room on the 3rd floor.
170 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5R 2M8
There is limited parking in the immediate vicinity. Conference attendees are encouraged to use public transportation. The St. George Station is located directly across the street at the corner of St. George and Bloor Streets.
Additional speakers to be determined.
Frances Garrett, HCBS Director email@example.com
Sarah Richardson, HCBS Director of Partnerships and Engagement firstname.lastname@example.org