Shinso Center for Japanese Religions and Culture

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The Ito Center at the 2017 USC Global Conference

Dr. Koji Murofushi, former Olympic gold medalist and sports director of the Tokyo2020 Organizing Committee, joins Duncan Ryūken Williams, founding director...

9/23 11:30am
Letting Your Inner Light Shine Through: A Talk by Her Holiness Shinso Ito

The USC Shinso Ito Center for Japanese Religions and Culture proudly presents Her Holiness Shinso Ito, the leader of the Shinnyo-en Buddhist organization,...

10/22 2pm
Paul Swanson "Clear Serenity, Quiet Insight: Translating Chih-i’s 'Mo-ho chih-kuan'"

A Hybrid Japan Project event featuring Paul Swanson (Nanzan University). In this lecture we will look at the many challenges presented by translating this...

11/10 5pm
Workshop with Paul Swanson: "Translating Chih-i’s Mo-ho chih-kuan"

A Hybrid Japan Project workshop with Paul Swanson (Nanzan University). Building on the previous day's lecture, we will take a close look at and analyze...

11/11 11am
Vinayak Bharne: "Faithscape: Re-examining the Sacred Landscape of Ise & Banaras"

The Ise Jingu in Mie, Japan, represents for the Shinto faith, what the Ganga Ghats of Banaras in India represent for Hinduism. In this lecture, Vinayak...

11/15 6pm

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