Summer 2014: Buddhism in Film - RELB 2252
All-expenses paid retreat for 3rd and 4th year McIntire students from Oct. 13 (Fri) to Oct. 15, (Sun) at the Sevenoaks Retreat Center
Mon. Jun 2, 2014 - Fri. Jun 13, 2014 (2 weeks)
Monday through Friday, 6:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Instructor: Kurtis Schaeffer
This course is an introduction to Buddhism and an exploration of the place of Buddhism within contemporary Asian, European, and North American cultures through film. The goals are 1) to identify longstanding Buddhist narrative themes in contemporary films, 2) to consider how Buddhism is employed in films to address contemporary issues, and 3) to gain through film a vivid sense of Buddhism as a complex social and cultural phenomenon.
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