International Conference on Asian Studies at UPEI

Thu, Jun 14, 2018 8:30am to 5:00pm
SDU Main Building - Faculty Lounge
Good and Evil in Korean Philosophy, Religion, and Spirituality: Korean Ideas and their Global Implications

The interdisciplinary Asian Studies Program at UPEI will host an international conference on Asian Studies from June 14 to 15 in Faculty Lounge, SDU Main Building.

The conference, Good and Evil in Korean Philosophy, Religion, and Spirituality: Korean Ideas and their Global Implications, will have five panels on several interesting and engaging themes with sixteen prominent and promising scholars from USA, Canada, Korea, and Japan.

The opening keynote speech, “Evil and Theodicy in the Buddhist Tradition,” by Dr. Robert E. Buswell Jr., Irving and Jean Stone, Endowed Chair in Humanities at UCLA, Distinguished Professor of Buddhist Studies, and Founding Director of the Center for Buddhist Studies and the Center for Korean Studies, UCLA.

This conference is hosted and funded by the University of Prince Edward Island and the Korean Studies Project, and co-organized by UPEI’s Asian Studies and the North American Korean Philosophy Association affiliated with American Philosophical Association (APA). For more information, please click the attached conference program and poster links.

All are welcome to attend!

Dr. Edward Chung
Phone: 
(902) 566-0324
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