BSC Summer Session with Dr. Kenneth Tanaka

Event details

  • Monday | July 23, 2018 to Friday | July 27, 2018
  • All Day
  • Buddhist Study Center 1436 University Ave Honolulu, HI 96822

The Buddhist Study Center Summer Session is an annual, weeklong seminar with a well-known Buddhist scholar. In 2018, our guest scholar is Dr. Kenneth Tanaka, a professor of Buddhist studies at Musashino University, Tokyo, Japan, and an ordained Shin Buddhist minister (see Dr. Tanaka’s website for more biographical info).

The format for Summer Session is typically evening lectures with breaks for refreshments and discussion.

Group photo from the 2016 Summer Session at Buddhist Study Center (“Mindfulness and Buddhism in America” with Dr. Jeff Wilson). Photo by Sydney Ro
Group photo from the 2016 Summer Session

Summer Session held its first classes in 1974 with Dr. Alfred Bloom and Dr. Mokusen Miyuki. For over 40 years, distinguished teachers including Dr. Taitetsu Unno, Rev. Gyomay Kubose, Dr. George Tanabe, Prof. Takamaro Shigaraki, Dr. Mark Unno, Rev. Ruth Tabrah, Dr. David Matsumoto, Rev. Marvin Harada, Rev. William Masuda have shared their knowledge and perspectives on Buddhism through this program.