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Visual Language of Chinese Buddhism: An Introduction by Dr. Kevin Greenwood
Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 9:30am
Visual Language of Chinese Buddhism: An Introduction by Dr. Kevin Greenwood

First Saturday East Asian Program Series

Visual Language of Chinese Buddhism
an Introduction by
Dr. Kevin Greenwood, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History, Willamette University

Saturday, March 1, 2014
9:30 a.m.
Location: PSU campus, Urban Plaza Bldg, Room 250
(506 SW Mill St., Portland)
Free & open to the public.

While learning about the unique art of Chinese bronze Buddhist sculptures, discover what is a Buddha. What is a Bodhisattva? How can you differentiate and what are the
discerning signs? What messages do they convey with their gestures? What are mudras? Join Dr. Kevin Greenwood for a lively and visually stunning introduction to the fundamentals of Chinese and Tibetan Buddhist iconography and its historical evolution.

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For more info contact:
Institute for Asian Studies
www.pdx.edu/asian-studies
503-725-8576
asianstudies@pdx.edu