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April 25, 2019
Dr. Jan Willis: Making the Invisible, Visible: Exploring Race and Racism through a Buddhist Lens.
We are pleased to invite you to join us for this special community event at the Garrison Institute, which will be led by Dr. Jan Willis during the opening night of the 2019 Unitarian Universalist Buddhist Fellowship Convocation .
This event is free and open to the public. All are welcome.
A private retreat will commence following this public conversation. If you are interested in registering for the 2019 Unitarian Universalist Buddhist Fellowship Convocation led by Dr. Jan Willis please click here to learn more.
Dr. Jan Willis (BA and MA in Philosophy, Cornell University; PhD in Indic and Buddhist Studies, Columbia University) is Professor Emerita of Religion at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut and now Visiting Professor of Religion at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, GA. She has studied with Tibetan Buddhists in India, Nepal, Switzerland, and the United States for five decades, and has taught courses in Buddhism for over forty years. She is the author of The Diamond Light: An Introduction to Tibetan Buddhist Meditation (1972), On Knowing Reality: The Tattvartha Chapter of Asanga’s Bo-dhisattvabhumi (1979), Enlightened Beings: Life Stories from the Ganden Oral Tradition (1995), and she is the editor of Feminine Ground: Essays on Women and Tibet (1989).