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Workshop: Socially Engaged Religion in Southeast Asia March 17, Madison

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

On Saturday, March 17, the Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS), a federally funded National Resource Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is offering a one-day K-12 professional development workshop on mindfulness practices and socially engaged religion in Southeast Asia.

The workshop will feature:

Presentations on socially engaged Buddhism in Thailand and Vietnam, and socially engaged Catholicism in the Philippines

A meditation session led by Santikaro Upasaka, founder of the Liberation Park in Norwalk, WI, and student of the renowned ascetic-philosopher Buddhadasa Bhikkhu

A presentation on possible lesson plans

A panel discussion on takeaways for teaching

A delicious lunch catered by Hạ Long Bay Restaurant!

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Presenters:

Santikaro Upasaka, Founder of the Liberation Park in Norwalk, WI, and student of Buddhadasa Bhikkhu

Kathleen Nadeau, Professor of Anthropology, California State University

Jordan Baskerville, Doctoral Candidate, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, UW-Madison, and former K-12 teacher

Anthony Irwin, Doctoral Candidate, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, UW-Madison

Anne Hansen, Professor of Religious Studies and Southeast Asian History, UW-Madison

Date and location: Saturday, March 17, 2018, 9:00am - 4:30pm206 Ingraham Hall, UW-Madison, 1155 Observatory Dr. Madison

Cost: $25

To register, click here.

Registration fee covers all materials, refreshments, and a lunch catered by Hạ Long Bay Restaurant.

***The first 25 people to sign up for the workshop will receive a free copy of The Miracle of Mindfulness: An Introduction to the Practice of Meditation, by the Zen master and peace activist Thich Nhat Hanh***

For information on free parking and other questions, please contact Mary McCoy mccoy2@wisc.edu.

 

 

For questions about this information, contact Kristen McDaniel (608) 266-2207