Sand, Stones, and Stars: Nature in the Religious Imagination

Sand, Stones, and Stars: Nature in the Religious Imagination

Friday, April 21, 2006 - 5:30pm to Sunday, April 23, 2006 - 11:45am
Henry R. Luce Hall See map
34 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 6511


We welcome your attendance at an interdisciplinary workshop to explore how Asian religions have conceptualized and utilized the natural world. Our general aim is to explore in various ways how religious communities interacted with their natural environment and what effect this interaction might have had on art, narrative, and doctrine.

Participants Include: James Benn (McMaster University) Robert Brown (University of California, Los Angeles) Veronique Bouillier (CNRS Paris) Gerard Colas (CNRS Paris) Jacob Dalton (Yale University) Bernard Faure (Stanford University) Griff Foulk (Sarah Lawrence College) Robert Gimello (Harvard University) Hank Glassman (Haverford College) Phyllis Granoff (Yale University) Paul Groner (University of Virginia) Stanley Insler (Yale University) Victor Mair (University of Pennsylvania) D. Max Moerman (Barnard College) Ning Qiang (Connecticut College) James Robson (University of Michigan) Alexander von Rospatt (University of California, Berkeley) Gregory Schopen (University of California, Los Angeles) Robert Sharf (University of California, Berkeley) Koichi Shinohara (Yale University) Jacqueline Stone (Princeton University) Lillian Lanying Tseng (Yale University) Eugene Wang (Harvard University) Mimi Hall Yiengpruksawan (Yale University) Chun-fang Yu (Columbia University)

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The workshop is sponsored by the Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University and the Yale Center for International and Area Studies.
China, Japan, Korea, Transregional