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Related event: master class with the Tara Dancers

Related event: sculptural installation, Form is Emptiness, Emptiness is Form

 

 

Thursday

 

April 7

 
 

7:30 p.m.

 

Poetry Reading: Jane Hirshfield (Weinstein Auditorium, Wright Hall)

 
 

Friday

 

April 8

 
 

7:30-8:30 a.m.

 

Open Meditation (Bodman Lounge, Helen Hills Hills Chapel)

 
 

9 a.m.

 

Opening (Helen Hills Hills Chapel)

 
 

9:30 a.m.

 

Karma Lekshe Tsomo, "The Context of the International Buddhist Women's Movement" (Helen Hills Hills Chapel)

 
 

10:15 a.m.

 

Celebration of Buddha's Birthday (Helen Hills Hills Chapel)

 
 

11 a.m.

 

Helen Tworkov: "The American Context" (Helen Hills Hills Chapel)

 
 

1:30 p.m.

 

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3 p.m.

 

Tara Dancers, Twenty-One Praises of Tara (Campus Center 208)

 
 

4:30 p.m.

 

Conversation: "Buddhism & Creativity" with Jane Hirshfield and Meredith Monk; moderated by Pat O'Hara (Helen Hills Hills Chapel)

 
 

8 p.m.

 

Public Lecture: bell hooks, "Buddhism Beyond Gender" (John M. Greene Hall)

 
 

Saturday

 

April 9

 
 

7:30-8:30 a.m.

 

Open Meditation (Bodman Lounge, Helen Hills Hills Chapel)

 
 

9 a.m.

 

Panel: "Women Changing Buddhism: Feminist Perspectives" with bell hooks, Karma Lekshe Tsomo and Sharon Suh; moderated by Susanne Mrozik (Helen Hills Hills Chapel)

 
 

11 a.m.

 

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2 p.m.

 

Panel: "Engaged Buddhism" with Diana Lion, Eve Marko and Virginia Straus; moderated by Hilda Ryumon Gutiérrez Baldoquín (Helen Hills Hills Chapel)

 
 

4 p.m.

 

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5 p.m.

 

Reception for sculptural installation, Form is Emptiness,
Emptiness is Form
(Oresman Gallery, Hillyer Hall, Brown Fine Arts Center)

 
 

8 p.m.

 

Meredith Monk in Concert (Sweeney Concert Hall). For ticket information, call (413) 585-ARTS.

 
 

Sunday

 

April 10

 
 

7:30-8:30 a.m.

 

Open Meditation (Bodman Lounge, Helen Hills Hills Chapel)

 
 

9 a.m.

 

Panel: "Race, Ethnicity, & Class" with Arinna Weisman, Hilda Ryumon Gutiérrez Baldoquín and Wendy Egyoku Nakao; moderated by Carolyn Jacobs (Weinstein Auditorium, Wright Hall)

 
 

11 a.m.

 

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2 p.m.

 

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4 p.m.

 

Panel: "Women Dharma Teachers" with Pat Enkyo O'Hara, Thubten Chodron and Carol Wilson; moderated by Helen Tworkov (Weinstein Auditorium, Wright Hall)

 
 

5:30 p.m.

 

Closing Ceremony

 

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