Aesthetics of Nirvana:
Beauty and Enlightenment in Japanese Buddhism
November 8, 2003
of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Johnston Center for Undergraduate Excellence
1: The Karma of Aesthetics in Medieval Japan
9:30 - 11:30am
Tucker, East Carolina University
I. Stone, Princeton University
Exit: Preparing for Death in Medieval Japan"
College of William and Mary
Heaven and the
in Formative Japanese Buddhism."
Bill Farge, Loyola University, New Orleans
2: Enlightenment, Asceticism and Aesthetics in Japanese Buddhism
W. Miles Fletcher, UNC-Chapel Hill
University of Virginia
Precepts and Ordinations in Medieval Japan"
Wake Forest University
of Koshiki (Buddhist Ceremonials): Fostering
with Miroku and Kannon in Medieval Japan"
Pan-Asian Buddhism: Relics, Monuments, and Realpolitik."
Karen Lang, University of Virginia
3: Zen in Traditional and Modern Aesthetic Theory
2:00 - 3:45pm
Eika Tai, North Carolina State University
University of North Florida
Aesthetics of Emptiness: Applying Nishitani to Some Visual Arts"
Heine, Florida International University
Reasons for Dôgen's Move from Kyoto to Echizen"
Mary Baldwin College
Rissho Ankoku Ron as an Ideological Foundation
of the Modern
Soka Gakkai Movement"
Pamela Winfield, Meredith College
4: Zen Poetry: Readings in Translation
Sanford, J.P. Seaton, Bill Porter and John Balaban