In Comparison recently posted their fifth episode where students spoke with Dr. Melissa Curley. Melissa Anne-Marie Curley works on modern Buddhism and Japanese philosophy. She is interested particularly in how twentieth-century intellectuals, artists, and social reformers borrow elements from the popular Buddhist imagination in articulating what the future of Japan (and the world) should look like. She is currently developing a transnational course for the Comparative Studies department in collaboration with the University of Tsukuba.
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