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CARe’s Post Doctoral Fellow in East Asian Art & Religion, Dr. Dessi Vendova, will be giving our last event of the semester -- a presentation of her recent work on the life of the Buddha.

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Embodied Virtue: Self-sacrifice of the Bodhisattva in Early Buddhist Narrative and Art

CARe’s Post Doctoral Fellow in East Asian Art & Religion, Dr. Dessi Vendova, will be giving our last event of the semester -- a presentation of her recent work on the life of the Buddha.

Visual representations of the Buddha Shakyamuni’s extended biography have a ubiquitous presence at early...

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2021 Distinguished Faculty Lecture: Dr. Valerie Miles-Tribble

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