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Suma Ikeuchi

By appointment

REL 372.001 Buddhism

This course explores religious themes and movements related to Buddhism in various Asian countries, Europe, and North America, with a focus on modern and contemporary periods. The topics include historical narratives, interpretations of texts, transformations of rituals, diaspora and identity, nationalism and politics, and contemporary pop culture.

Detailed explanations about the course will be provided on the first day of class. There is no need to do readings or purchase books before this first day.

 

T, R | 2:00-3:15

MA 207

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