Oct 7

Open Space

12:45PM

Community, connection, and rest in the middle of the week.

This quarter we will be gathering virtually using Zoom from 12:45-1:30pm. More information tba.

Date: October 7, 2020
Time: 12:45 PM - 2:30 PM

See: https://divinity.uchicago.edu/our-community/open-space

Oct 13

AMRS Application deadline

7:00AM

Divinity School's AMRS program's application deadline is today. See our website for more information.

Date: October 13, 2020
Time: 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

See: https://divinity.uchicago.edu/admissions/AMRSprogram

Oct 14

Open Space

12:45PM

Community, connection, and rest in the middle of the week.

This quarter we will be gathering virtually using Zoom from 12:45-1:30pm. More information tba.

Date: October 14, 2020
Time: 12:45 PM - 2:30 PM

See: https://divinity.uchicago.edu/our-community/open-space

Oct 15

Virtual Open House for Prospective Students

9:00AM

more info TBA

Date: October 15, 2020
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Oct 15

Pyi Phyo Kyaw: The Infinite Method: Mathematics of the Patthana

4:30PM

Today's lecture by Pyi Phyo Kyaw of King's College is part of our Jun Zhou Lectures in Theravada Buddhism Series. Her lecture is entitled "The Infinite Method: Mathematics of the Paṭṭhāna." It will be held in Swift Hall Common Room (1st floor) at 4:30pm

The Paṭṭhāna, the seventh text of the Abhidhamma Piṭaka, deals with the functioning of causality and interdependence in Theravāda thought. It uses the mathematics of enumeration and combinatorics to plumb the depths of causality. The emphasis on the Paṭṭhāna in Burmese Buddhism has been influenced by sociopolitical conceptions, developments and institutions. This paper focuses on a more technical aspect of the Paṭṭhāna – the Saṅkhyā-vāra, ‘Enumeration sections’. I examine the Paṭṭhāna through analysis of its mathematics, demonstrating not only the types of mathematics being used to further understand the nature and depths of causality, but also close parallels between the mathematics of the Paṭṭhāna and the mathematics of ‘combinatorics’.

Dr Pyi Phyo Kyaw is Dean of Graduate Studies and Lecturer in Theravada Studies at Shan State Buddhist University, Taunggyi, Myanmar. She is also a Visiting Senior Research Fellow at King’s College, London, United Kingdom. She studied BA in Economics and Management at Oxford University, before completing MA in Buddhist Studies at SOAS in 2010, and PhD in Buddhist Philosophy at King’s College, London in 2014. She has undertaken meditation practice within different meditation traditions in Myanmar for the past 14 years. She has also undertaken monastic training in Myanmar as a precept-nun in a meditation centre based at Pyay (formerly Prome) in 2007 and 2015.

She specialises in Burmese Buddhism, Abhidhamma (Theravada analytical philosophy), Theravada meditation, Buddhist business practices, and Buddhist ethics. She also teaches Vipassana meditation in Budapest, Hungary.

This series of six lectures on Theravada Buddhism is supported through a generous gift by Mr. Jun Zhou.

Need an accommodation to attend a Divinity School event? Please contact Suzanne Riggle in advance at 773-702-8219.

Date: October 15, 2020
Time: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

See: https://voices.uchicago.edu/buddhiststudies/2019/07/08/the-jun-zhou-lectures-in-theravada-buddhism/

Oct 20

Lecture by Erik Braun

11:20AM

The Divinity School is pleased to offer a series of lectures on various topics in Theravada Buddhism. Today's Jun Zhou Lecture in Theravada Buddhism will be given by Erik Braun, University of Virginia.

This series of lectures on Theravada Buddhism is supported through a generous gift by Mr. Jun Zhou.

Need an accommodation to attend a Divinity School event? Please contact Suzanne Riggle in advance at 773-702-8219.

Date: October 20, 2020
Time: 11:20 AM - 12:50 PM

Oct 20

Lecture by Erik Braun

4:30PM

The Divinity School is pleased to offer a series of lectures on various topics in Theravada Buddhism. Today's Jun Zhou Lecture in Theravada Buddhism will be given by Erik Braun, University of Virginia.

This series of lectures on Theravada Buddhism is supported through a generous gift by Mr. Jun Zhou.

Need an accommodation to attend a Divinity School event? Please contact Suzanne Riggle in advance at 773-702-8219.

Date: October 20, 2020
Time: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Oct 20 - Oct 21

Lecture by Erik Braun

11:20PM

The Divinity School is pleased to offer a series of lectures on various topics in Theravada Buddhism. Today's Jun Zhou Lecture in Theravada Buddhism will be given by Erik Braun, University of Virginia.

This series of lectures on Theravada Buddhism is supported through a generous gift by Mr. Jun Zhou.

Need an accommodation to attend a Divinity School event? Please contact Suzanne Riggle in advance at 773-702-8219.

Starts: October 20, 2020
Ends: October 21, 2020
Time: 11:20 PM - 12:50 AM

Oct 21

Open Space

12:45PM

Community, connection, and rest in the middle of the week.

This quarter we will be gathering virtually using Zoom from 12:45-1:30pm. More information tba.

Date: October 21, 2020
Time: 12:45 PM - 2:30 PM

See: https://divinity.uchicago.edu/our-community/open-space

Oct 28

Open Space

12:45PM

Community, connection, and rest in the middle of the week.

This quarter we will be gathering virtually using Zoom from 12:45-1:30pm. More information tba.

Date: October 28, 2020
Time: 12:45 PM - 2:30 PM

See: https://divinity.uchicago.edu/our-community/open-space