Andrew Quintman

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Associate Professor of Religious Studies
203-432-2068
Address: 
451 College St, Room 310, New Haven, CT 06511
Areas of interest : 
Tibetan Buddhism; Buddhist Traditions of Mind and Meditation; Visual Worlds of Himalayan Buddhism
Region: 
China, Transregional, South Asia, Tibet

Courses

RLST 127, SAST 467

Visual Worlds of Himalayan Buddhism

The role of images and imagining in the religious traditions of Tibetan Buddhism. How Tibetan Buddhist cultures produce religious images; ways of visualizing those images to invest them with meaning. Topics include specific modes of visual representation, relationships between text and image, social lives of images, and processes of reading and interpretation.

Term: Fall 2017
Day/Time: M 1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
RLST 182, SAST 459

Buddhist Traditions of Mind and Meditation

Buddhist meditation practices examined in the context of traditional theories of mind, perception, and cognition. Readings both from Buddhist canonical works and from secondary scholarship on cognitive science and ritual practice.

Term: Spring 2018
Day/Time: M 1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
RLST 546

Tibetan Historical Texts

This seminar focuses on a variety of Tibetan sources on Buddhist religious history.

Term: Fall 2017
Day/Time: T 1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
RLST 547

Classical Tibetan Literature

This seminar focuses on a variety of Tibetan sources on Buddhist religious history.

Term: Spring 2018
Day/Time: T 1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
RLST 565, SAST 559

Buddhist Traditions of Mind and Meditation

Buddhist meditation practices examined in the context of traditional theories of mind, perception, and cognition. Readings both from Buddhist canonical works and from secondary scholarship on cognitive science and ritual practice.

Term: Spring 2018
Day/Time: M 1:30 PM - 3:20 PM