Conference on Zen Master Dogen

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, MARC Pavilion

with William Bodiford, Griffith Foulk, Steven Heine, Taigen Dan Leighton, Shohaku Okumura

Sponsored by Program in the Study of Spirituality and Asian Studies Program... More info>

Dogen Zenji was one of the greatest figures in the history of Zen Buddhism, and FIU's Steven Heine is one of the world's leading authorities on his life and works. The conference is organized by our Asian Studies Program.

Speakers: Prof. William Bodiford, UCLA, author of Sōtō Zen in Medieval Japan; Prof. Griffith Foulk, Sarah Lawrence, co-editor-in-chief of the Sōtō Zen translation project; Prof. Steven Heine, Florida International University, author of Did Dōgen go to China?; Rev. Taigen Dan Leighton, Zen teacher and co-translator of Dōgen’s Extensive Record; Rev. Shohaku Okumura, Zen teacher and author of Realizing Genjōkōan. For more information please see: