Vol. 3, No.1 February 1992

Seminar Report The 1991 Summer Seminar of the Research Group on Women and Buddhism in Japan (Kenkyukai: Nihon no Josei to Bukkyo) The following is based on Japanese discussion reports and abstracts of papers kindly sent to us by Prof. NISHIGUCHI Junko. The 1991 Summer Seminar of the Research Group on Women and Buddhism in Japan (Kenkyukai: Nihon no…

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Vol. 2, No.1 April 1991

MAAR Panel Report Child-birth, Child-death, and Poetic Transcendence: Creative Coping through Buddhism in Pre-modern Japan The following report summarizes the papers presented in the panel of the above title at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting of the American Academy of Religion on March 22, 1991 at Barnard College in New York City. This panel will be held again at the…

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Vol. 1, No.1 December 1990

Greetings to Members and Friends This year has been full of activity for IMJS. The highly successful Women and Buddhism Workshop, held in New York in 1989, spawned various other projects, including the panel “Women in Japanese Buddhism: An Interdisciplinary Approach” held at the 1990 AAR meeting (see panel report on page 5), the panel “Childbirth, Child-death, and Poetic…

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