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Green Tea Conversation - Korean Buddhist Nuns and Laywomen: Hidden Histories, Enduring Vitality

Thursday, November 8th 2012, 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Join in a Green Tea Conversation with Dr. Eunsu Cho

Asia Project and KSA (Korean Student Association) will co-host a Green Tea Conversation inviting a Korean Buddhist scholar, Dr. Eunsu Cho. Dr. Cho will present with the topic of "Korean Buddhist Nuns and Laywomen: hidden histories, enduring vitality." Cho is a professor of Buddhist Philosophy at Seoul National University in Korea and currently teaching at UC Berkeley as a visiting professor. She received her Ph.D. in Buddhist Studies from the UC Berkeley and was an assistant professor in the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Michigan. Her research interests include Indian Abhidharma Buddhism, Korean Buddhist thought, and women in Buddhism. She was the founding director of the International Center for Korean Studies at SNU in 2007-2008, the director of the Institue of Philosophical Research, in 2009-2012. She had also served as the chair of the Editorial Subcommittee of the MOWCAP (Asia/Pacific Regional Committee for the Memory of the World Program) of UNESCO in 2007-2009.

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