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Kamran Asdar Ali, Director WCH 4.132, Mailcode G9300, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-3550

Xuanzang Symposium

Fri, September 14, 2007 • 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM • WCH 4.132

Friday, September 14, 2007 Meyerson Conference Room, Hogg Building

Symposium: "East Asian Buddhists Traveling in South Asia and the Significance of Xuanzang"

11 a.m. -11:30 a.m. Janice Leoshko, University of Texas at Austin “Introduction and the Enduring Significance of Xuanzang”

11: 30 -12:15 p.m. Max Deeg, University of Cardiff "Writing for the Emperor: The Genre of Buddhist Pilgrim Records between Piety, Intelligence and Modern Imagination"

12:30 -1:30 p.m. Lunch

1:30 -2:15 p.m. Juhyung Rhi, Seoul National University “The Fate of a Bowl (or Bowls): Representations of the Buddha's Bowl and their Significance in Early India”

2:15- 3:00 p.m. Dorothy Wong, University of Virginia “Xuanzang's Impact on East Asian Buddhist Art"

3:00 -3:15 p.m. Break (Tea, samosas and cookies)

3:15 -4:00 p.m. Discussion Discussants: Oliver Freiberger and David Sena, University of Texas at Austin

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