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Texas Asia Conference: Tradition & Transition, Nov. 1-2, 2013

posted: Wed, Oct 30, 2013

 

The University of Texas at Austin

Department of Asian Studies Graduate Conference

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Day 1: Friday, Nov 1st – Legislative Assembly Room (Student Activity Center 2.302)

8:30 to 9:30 AM – Welcome Breakfast and Registration

9:30 to 9:45 AM – Welcome Address: Professor Martha Selby, UT Dept. of Asian Studies Chair

9:45 to 11:00 AM – Panel I: Transitioning Identities in Diaspora(SAC 2.302)

11:00 to 11:30 AM – Coffee/Tea Break

11:30 to 1:00 PM – Panel II: Shifting Ideologies: Colonialism, Capitalism, & the Nation-State (SAC 2.302)

1:00 to 2:00 PM – Lunch (SAC 3.112 – 3rd Floor Balcony Room)

2:00 to 3:00PM – Panel III: Art, Broadcast Media, Film, & the Self: Innovations of Representation in National Culture(Part I) (SAC 2.302)

3:00 to 4:15 PM – Panel IV: Transformations of Style in Poetic Texts(SAC 2.302)

4:15 to 5:15 PM – Keynote Address 1: Prof. Daniel Stevenson, Professor of Chinese Buddhism & Chair of the Dept. of Religious Studies, University of Kansas, Lawrence –“The Essentials of the Eight Sects (Hasshū kōyō八宗綱要) of the Japanese Monk Gyōnen (1240-1321) and Modernist Chinese Remappings of Buddhism as a ‘World Religion,’”(Legislative Assembly Room, SAC 2.302)

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Day 2: Saturday, Nov. 2nd – Student Activity Center 2nd Floor Meeting Room (2.120)

10:00 to 10:30 AM – Breakfast

10:30 to 11:30 AM – Panel V: Hindu Traditions in History and Context: Upaniṣads, Tantra, and Haṭhayoga 

(SAC 2.120)

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM – Panel VI: Art, Broadcast Media, Film, & the Self: Innovations of Representation in National Culture(Part II) (SAC 2.120)

12:30 to 1:30 PM – Lunch (SAC 3.112 – 3rd Floor Balcony Room)

1:30 to 2:45 PM – Panel VII: Crossing Borders and Navigating Modernity: The Movement of Tradition (2nd Floor Meeting Room, SAC 2.120)

2:45 to 4:00 PM – Panel VIII:Plurality & Hybridization: Changing Conceptions of Practice in Religion & Medicine (2nd Floor Meeting Room, SAC 2.120)

4:00 to 4:15 PM – Coffee/Tea Break (Legislative Assembly Room, SAC 2.302)

4:15 to 5:15 PM – Keynote Address II: Prof. Patrick Olivelle, Professor Emeritus of Sanskrit and Indian Religions, Dept. of Asian Studies, University of Texas at Austin – "On Fakes and Forgeries: Grafting New Scions onto Old Stock” (Legislative Assembly Room, SAC 2.302)

 

Sponsored by the South Asia Institute, Department of Asian Studies, and Center for East Asia Studies

 

 

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