Post Tagged with: "Gawande Lecture"

Tashi Kyil Monks to Create Sand Mandala, Opening Ceremony Oct. 11

Tashi Kyil Monks to Create Sand Mandala, Opening Ceremony Oct. 11

Monks from Labrang Tashi Kyil Monastery in Dehra Dun, India are touring the United States to educate the public about the culture and religion of Tibet and raise much needed funds for their monastery. This tour, in partnership with the Tibetan Mongolian Buddhist Cultural Center and its Kumbum Chamtse-Ling Monastery in […]

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October 1, 2018 at 9:30 pmEvents

Gawande Speaker | I, Robot: Self and No-Self in Ancient Indian Android Tales, Sept. 27

Gawande Speaker | I, Robot: Self and No-Self in Ancient Indian Android Tales, Sept. 27

The Friends of India Endowment and the Gawande Speaker Series in Indian Religion and Philosophy present Dr. Signe Cohen discussing “I, Robot: Self and No-Self in Ancient Indian Android Tales” on Thursday, Sept. 27, at 7:30 p.m. in Gordy Hall 104. Cohen is Associate Professor and Chair of Religious Studies at the University […]

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September 1, 2018 at 5:30 pmEvents

Gawande Chair & Lecture Series Enters Fifth Year of Exploring Indian Culture

Brian Collins is the first scholar to fill The Drs. Ram and Sushila Gawande Chair in Indian Religion and Philosophy. Photo courtesy of Brian Collins

By Katie Coulter, BSJ ’19 from Ohio Today Within just five years, the generosity of two longtime Athens and Ohio University community members has helped established OHIO as a leader in the teaching, research and discussion of Indian history, religion and philosophy. Drs. Ram and Sushila Gawande moved to Athens […]

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February 9, 2018 at 11:32 amNews

Gawande Lecture | Touching God: Charisma, Proxemic Desire, and Haptic Logics of the Guru Disciple Relationship, Feb. 8

Dr. Amanda Lucia

The Gawande Lecture Series in Indian Religion and Philosophy and the Women’s Gender, and Sexuality Studies Spring Colloquium present Dr. Amanda Lucia discussing “Touching God: Charisma, Proxemic Desire, and the Haptic Logics of the Guru Disciple Relationship” on Thursday, Feb. 8, from 4 to 5:15 p.m. in the WGSS Conference […]

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February 1, 2018 at 10:15 pmEvents

Gawande Lecture | Voices of Silence: Deconstructing Ancient Indian Cultural History, Oct. 5

Patrick Olivelle

The Gawande Lecture Series in Indian Religion and Philosophy and the Friends of India Endowment present “Voices of Silence: Deconstructing Ancient Indian Cultural History,” a lecture by Dr. Patrick Olivelle, on Thursday, Oct. 5, at 7:30 p.m. in Bentley Hall 110. This event is free and open to the public. […]

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October 1, 2017 at 11:00 pmEvents

What is Yoga? Gawande Lecture Explores Modernization of Ancient Practice

Dr. Andrew J. Nicholson

By Kaitlyn Pacheco From Compass With the rising popularity of yoga in the Western Hemisphere, some yoga practitioners, teachers and scholars have questioned how the ancient practice has been modernized. Andrew J. Nicholson addressed these concerns during his presentation “Is Yoga Hindu? A Talk on the Modern Development of Yoga” […]

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April 23, 2017 at 1:32 pmNews

Gawande Speaker Series | Is Yoga Hindu? April 7

Dr. Andrew J. Nicholson

The Gawande Speaker Series presents “Is Yoga Hindu? A talk on the development of modern yoga”—a lecture by Andrew J. Nicholson on Friday, April 7, at 7 p.m. in Ellis 111. Nicholson joined the State University of New York at Stony Brook faculty in 2006. He holds degrees in Religious […]

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April 1, 2017 at 10:30 pmEvents