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Text and Images as Receptacles: New Perspectives on China-Japan Buddhist Exchange

Sunday, February 5, 2023 at 9:00am to 11:30am


Join the Department of the History of Art and Architecture on Zoom for the 2023 Premodern Japanese Religion Workshop:  "Text and Image as Receptacles:  New Perspectives on China-Japan Buddhist Exchange" on February 4-5. Registration required by Friday, February 3rd. All times are in Japan Standard Time. 

Saturday, February 4, 9-11 am (Japan Standard Time)

Yamada Miki
(JSPS Research Fellow)
"The Image of the Demonic Spirit under the Heavenly King's Feet:  Its Origin and System of Transmission"

George Keyworth
(Associate Professor, University of Saskatchewan)
"What Can Premodern Japanese Buddhist Sacred Teaching Documents (shōgyō) and the Librarians Who Kept Them at Amanosan Kongōji from the 12th–19th centuries Tell Us About the Majority of the Buddhist Documents Preserved in the Library Cave at Dunhuang"

Sunday, February 5, 9-11:30 am (Japan Standard Time)

Satō Yukiko
(Associate Professor, Nara Women's University)
"Bishamonten Imagery:  Its Birth and Development"

Wu Jiang
(Professor, The University of Arizona)
"Printing for Enlightenment:  A History of the Ōbaku Canon in Early Modern China and Japan"

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