Thursday, February 22, 2018
Conference/Symposium: Center for Korean Studies | February 22 | 4-7 p.m. | Berkeley City Club
2315 Durant Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704
Sae-young Oh, poet
Youngmin Kwon, UC Berkeley
Please join us for an evening of Korean poetry with Oh Sae-young, Lee Jae Moo, and Jeong Keutbyul. Also joining us will be Professors David McCann (Harvard University) and Youngmin Kwon (UC Berkeley).
From chan to Chan: Meditation and the semiotics of visionary experience in medieval Chinese Buddhism
Lecture: Center for Buddhist Studies | February 22 | 5-7 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Eric Greene, Yale University
In this talk Eric Greene argues that a distinguishing feature of early Chan discourse relative to mainstream Chinese approaches to Buddhist meditation (chan)was the rejection of the semiotic potential of visionary meditative experiences. Drawing from early Chan texts, contemporaneous non-Chan meditation manuals, and recently discovered stone inscriptions from Sichuan, he suggests that one way... More >
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
Exhibit - Multimedia: Center for Buddhist Studies | October 25, 2017 – April 22, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
This presentation showcases exquisite examples of Buddhist art from the Himalayan region.
Exhibit - Multimedia: Center for Korean Studies | January 31 – April 22, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Avant Dictee offers viewers an opportunity to experience the work of this prolific artist in a new way, through her best-known work, the artists book Dictee. Placing the book as a point of entry into her wider creative production, the exhibition explores resonances between Dictees ten thematic sections (nine of them named for the Greek muses) and artworks drawn from the... More >