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Dr. Funie Hsu: Re-Orienting the Conversation on Western Buddhism Series

A conversation with Dr. Hsu about her upbringing as an Asian American Buddhist in So. California, her famous 2016 Lion’s Roar Article on the erasure of Asian American Buddhism, and her most recent engagement as a co-organizer of May We Gather, a nat'l Buddhist memorial for Asian American ancestors.

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Dr. Funie Hsu: Re-Orienting the Conversation on Western Buddhism Series

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Feb 08, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM PST

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Re-Orienting the Conversation on Western Buddhism 

Institute for the Study of Humanistic Buddhism (ISHB), University of the West

Funie Hsu (she/they) is an associate professor of American studies at San José State University. She is a former University of California President’s Postdoctoral Fellow and is a transdisciplinary scholar whose research areas include American Buddhism, race, Asian American studies, education, mindfulness, language, gender, human-animal studies, and the political status of Taiwan. Her research is largely informed by her upbringing in a working class, multilingual Taiwanese American Buddhist family, and her prior experience as an elementary school teacher in Los Angeles Unified. Her writing has appeared in: Journal of Global Buddhism, American Quarterly, Educational Studies, CATESOL, L2 Journal, Buddhadharma, Lion’s Roar, and Huffpost.com.

We will have a conversation with Dr. Hsu about her upbringing as an Asian American Buddhist in Southern California, her famous 2016 Lion’s Roar Article on the erasure of Asian American Buddhism, and her most recent engagement as a co-organizer of May We Gather, a national Buddhist memorial for Asian American ancestors. Please register for this exciting event.

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