FW: Call for papers
FW: Call for papers
The following is a symposium scheduled to coincide with the visit of His Holiness Pema Norbu Rinpoche to Ottawa Canada this May. Papers dealing with the way knowledge is transmitted through ritual, based on any religious tradition are welcome.
CALL FOR PAPERS
Symposium: Knowledge and Ritual
Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
May 19-20, 2000
This symposium is sponsored by Carleton University's Departments of Anthropology and Religion; the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences; and the College of the Humanities. It will be held in conjunction with a presentation of traditional Tibetan Sacred Arts at the Canadian Museum of Civilization - these will include the construction of a sand mandala, torma sculpture, thanka painting and the Black Hat Lama dance. His Holiness, Pema Norbu Rinpoche, Head of the Nyingma, the oldest school of Tibetan Buddhism, will preside over ceremonies relating to the cultural exhibition at the Museum. He has also been invited to formally open the symposium and one of his foremost scholar/monks, Khenpo Tsewang Gyatso, will give the keynote address.
The organizers welcome papers relating to any religious/spiritual tradition dealing with "Knowledge and Ritual" - the pedagogics of performance, the epistemology of ritual.
To express your interest, please send an e-mail immediately to Professor
Brian J. Given, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Carleton
University. Email submissions are preferred bgiven@...
There is no membership fee for this symposium. A small participation fee of $25 will be requested upon registration to help defray costs.
Deadline for abstracts is April 15, 2000
For related events at the Museum of Civilization and St. Elias Centre in
Ottawa, point your browsers to: www.palyul.cyberus.ca/spacetreasure/
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