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From Chinese Chan to Japanese Zen

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Synopsis: "Speaking of China" lecture series brings to Rutgers leading China scholars in the world to discuss cutting-edge research with a primary focus on social scientific and interdisciplinary approaches.
Start Time: Thursday, April 5, 2018 4:30 PM
End Time: Thursday, April 5, 2018 6:00 PM
Location: Alexander Library
Address: 169 College Avenue
Campus: College Avenue
Room: Pane Room
City, State, Country: Teleconference Lecture Hall, NJ US
Fee: N/A
Speaker: Steven Heine, Florida International University
Sponsor: Rutgers Center for Chinese Studies (RCCS)
Category: Talk, Lecture, Seminar
Contact Name: Susan Rosario
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (848) 932-9641
Additional Information: Professor Steven Heine is Professor of Religious Studies and History as well as Director of Asian Studies at Florida International University. He is one of the most prominent scholars on Zen Buddhism in the world, with research interest in medieval East Asian religious studies, especially the transition of Zen Buddhism from China to Japan. He has published thirty books, most recently From Chinese Chan to Japanese Zen: A Remarkable Century of Transmission and Transformation (Oxford, Oct. 2017).