July 6, 2009 at 4:38 am #31821
Daoism Today: Science, Health, Ecology
6th International Conference on Daoist Studies
Loyola Marymount University, June 2-6, 2010
The sixth in a series of major conferences on Daoist studies and modern application, this continues a tradition that began in Boston (2003) and continued through Mt. Qingcheng (2004), Lake Frauensee in Bavaria (2006), Hong Kong (2007), and Mt. Wudang (2009).
This years location is the spectacular campus of LMU in Los Angeles, with its scenic overlook of the Pacific Ocean and convenient access to the airport and California sightseeing.
The theme is the application of Daoist theory and practice in the world today. Preferred topics include: Daoism in relation to science, medicine, cultivation, spirituality, history, culture, arts, music, ecology, ethics, and more.
Sponsors: Loyola Marymount University, MORE TO COME
Presentations: individual papers (20 mins) or complete panels, with three papers plus chair, discussant (2 hour session).
Workshops: 2 hours, with emphasis on practice and experience
Schedule: After participants arrive on Wednesday, June 2, the conference begins on Thursday, June 3, at 9 a.m., with a plenary session. Panels will open at 10:30 a.m. and continue, with a break on Friday afternoon after 3 pm, through Sunday morning. A concluding forum will take place on Sunday, at 12 noon.
Keynotes: Livia Kohn, A Win-Win World: Where Science, Politics, and Daoism Meet
Hu Fuchen, Avoiding Grain: Ancient Theory and Contemporary Practice
Fee: US $120 (participation, program, abstracts, two dinners, entertainment)
After March 1, 2010: $160. Payable at registration.
Refunds: 80% until Feb. 1, 2010; 50% until May 1, 2010. No refunds after 5/1.
Registration: email email@example.com, providing the following information:
Paper title (if presenting)
On-campus room & board (db, sg)
On Campus: Room & board (4-day package, incl. breakfast and lunch)
US $240.00 (double occupancy)
— deposit $60 at registration, remainder due March 1, 2010
US $400.00 (single occupancy)
— deposit $100 at registration, remainder due March 1, 2010
Off-Campus: Custom Hotel, 8639 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles, http://www.customhotel.com
Tel: 310-645-0400; Fax: 310-645-0700
Note: Handle on your own
BY CHECK: make payable to ADC (American Daoist Conference), mail to:
Robin Wang, Department of Philosophy, Loyola Marymount University
One LMU Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90045-4359
BY CREDIT CARD: go to http://www.daoiststudies.org, follow link to Conferences, then click ADD TO CART button for PayPal
Note: processing fee applies (e.g., $ 5 for $ 120)
Deadlines: March 1, 2010: abstracts for papers (no late submissions!)
April 15, 2010: registration for attendance only (no paper)
May 1, 2010: schedule and abstracts will be emailed and posted
Scholarships: fee waiver plus free room and board (double occupancy)
8 scholarships for graduate student or new Ph.D.s (3 years before or after grad.)
20 scholarships for Chinese scholars and/or Daoist recluses
To apply, write to firstname.lastname@example.org providing information on:
name, address, status (Ph.D. date, supervisor), research project, paper abstractJuly 7, 2009 at 3:33 pm #31822
Wow this is really great. A local event for me.
thanks for posting Michael, so close for me that I can bike over there.
Damon.July 12, 2009 at 7:07 pm #31824
ps i can’t make it, conflict with schedule. Await your report.
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