BSTD 102: Buddhist Traditions: History and Culture II

This course examines the historical development of Buddhism in Central Asia, East Asia, and the Tibetan cultural region up to the present day, with an emphasis on investigating the ways in which Buddhism transformed and has been transformed by these distinct cultural, social and geographical contexts. This course also focuses on the further development of the essential academic skills acquired in BSTD 101, culminating with a research paper.

Prerequisites

BSTD 101: Buddhist Traditions: History and Culture I or permission of the instructor.