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Unformatted text preview: Mini-presentations: As stated in the syllabus, each student is required to give an in-class mini-presentation at some point during the semester, as determined by the professor. The topics of these mini-presentations will focus on a specific aspect of Buddhist thought or practice or cover an important historical Buddhist figure or scripture. Some of the presentations will also introduce a portion of the assigned reading. These presentations are meant to introduce themes and figures not otherwise covered in class and also to initiate class discussion. Requirements and Grading: Students need to take these presentations seriously, do the necessary preparatory work, and communicate the material effectively to the class. Depending on the subject, various kinds of preparation/research will be necessary (i.e., some will require an outline of the reading; some will require independent research in books, websites, or other sources). All presentations, however, must include a three-minute oral report to the class and a sources)....
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- Fall '09
- Pure Land Buddhism, Zen, Thich Nhat Hanh, Jodo shinshu, Shinran, Honen