3rd Nanzan Seminar for the Study of Japanese Religions

From 8 to 9 January 2018, the Nanzan Institute, in collaboration with Nagoya University, sponsored its third Seminar for the Study of Japanese Religions as part of a “JSPS Core-to-Core Program.” Reports of the Seminar are available in the 2018 editions of the Institute’s Bulletin and 『研究所報」.


Presenters

    1. Hannah Gould (University of Melbourne / Kanazawa University). “Understanding Religious Materiality through Disposal: A Study of Domestic Buddhist Altars in Contemporary Japan.”
    2. Rebecca Mendelson (Duke University / Komazawa University). “Naikan for the Nation? Kōzengokokukai and Nation-Protecting Lay Zen in Modern Japan.”
    3. Dana Mirsalis (Harvard University, Kokugakuin University). “Can Female Priests Really Live as Normal Women?”
    4. Lindsey E. DeWitt (Kyūshū University). “World Heritage and Women’s Exclusion at Ōminesan and Okinoshima.”
    5. Julia Cross (Harvard University, Nagoya University). “Communities of Relic Worship in Medieval Japan.”
    6. Esben Petersen (Goethe University, Nanzan University). “A Case Study in the Genealogy of Religion as Expressed in Swiss and German Missionary Literature.”


    Discussants
     阿部泰郎 Abe YasurōNagoya University / Medieval Japanese Literature and Aesthetics, Study of Religious Texts
     栗田英彦 Kurita HidehikoNanzan Institute for Religion & Culture / Religious Study, Intellectual History of Japan
     岩田文昭 Iwata FumiakiOsaka Normal University / Philosophy of Religion)
     小林奈央子 Kobayashi Naoko Aichi Gakuin University
     近本謙介 Chikamoto KensukeNagoya University / Medieval Japanese Literature and Aesthetics, Study of Religious Texts
     Yulia Burenina (Dōhō University / Modern Japanese Thought, Modern Japan Religions
     吉田一彦 Yoshida Kazuhiko (Nagoya City University, History of Japanese Religions)