Ding-hwa Evelyn Hsieh

WSRP Research Associate 1995-1996

Research project

Eminent Nuns in Chinese Ch'an (Zen) Buddhism of the Sung Period (960-1279)

This study aims to explore individual eminent Ch'an nuns and their significance in the Sung Chinese social and religious context. It promises to provide new and illuminating insights in the assessment of women and the feminine in traditional Chinese society.

Course

HDS 3499: Women and Buddhism in Traditional Chinese Society: Seminar (Spring 1996)