Conference Presentations and Lectures on Buddhism and East Asian Thought

[Updated: 2016-07-07+09:00]

“Evolving Strategies for Project Development, Management, and Sustainability: The Example of the DDB and CJKV-E Dictionaries.” International College for Postgraduate Buddhist Studies, Tokyo, July 6, 2016

“The Emergence of Essence-Function (ti-yong) 體用 Hermeneutics in the Sinification of Indic Buddhism: An Overview.” Fifth Annual Meeting of the China-Korea-Japan Buddhist Studies Association, Renmin University, Beijing, June 25-26, 2016

“The Role of Essence-Function (che-yong) 體用 Hermeneutics in Korean Philosophy: Historical Background and Toegye's 'Critique on the Position that the Mind Does not have Essence and Function.'.”  The American Philosophical Association Pacific Division, 90th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, March 31, 2016

“Translating the Buddhist Canon in the 21st Century: Remarks on the Current Status, and How We Can Do Better.” USC Symposium on Translating Buddhist Texts: Reflections on Theory and Method, March 26, 2016

“The Emergence of Essence-Function (ti-yong) 體用 Hermeneutics in the Sinification of Indic Buddhism: Early Chinese Examples.” Tokyo Buddhist Discussion Group, February 13, 2016

“Korea's Great Buddhist-Confucian Debate.” Korean Studies Authors Special Lecture Series. Kyujanggak, Seoul National University. January 27, 2016

“The Role of Essence-Function 體用 Hermeneutics in the Sinification of Indic Buddhism: A Propaedeutic Investigation.” University of Tokyo/Geumgang University Seminar: Developments of Madhyamaka and Yogacara in East Asia (東京大学・金剛大学校合同学術セミナー テーマ 「中観・唯識の東アジア的展開」). January 18, 2016

“A Comparative Philosophical Approach to a Universal Problem: Views and Beliefs in Epistemology, Psychology, and Buddhism.” 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion, Nov. 21, 2015 (Buddhist Philosophy Group session on “The Problems of Views and Beliefs in Buddhism”)

Right View (samyak-dṛṣṭi) and Correct Faith (śraddhā): Correspondence, Distinction, and Re-Merging in East Asian Mahāyāna.” Toho Gakkai, Nov. 6, 2015 (Panel on Buddhism and Cognition)

“北米の比較思想的仏教研究の特徴 — 見(視点)という仏教語の扱いを手がかりとしてグローバル文学の可能性と課題.” 日本学術会議講堂. Tokyo, Dec. 6, 2014

“Wonhyo and the Saṃdhinirmocana-sūtra.” Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion. San Diego, Nov. 21, 2014

“Philosophical Parameters of the Korean Confucian-Buddhist Debates of the Goryeo and Joseon: Focusing on the Works of Jeong Dojeon (鄭道傳; 1342–1398) (Sambong) and Hamheo Deuktong (Gihwa) 己和 (1376–1433).” The Spirit of Korean Philosophy: Six Debates and their Significance for Asian and Western Philosophy: The Inaugural NAKPA Conference Sponsored by Academy of Korean Studies, Korea. University of Nebraska at Omaha, October 22-24, 2014

The Value of Wonhyo's Thought for Contemporary Buddhist Studies.” 8th Keimyung International Conference on Korean Studies. Keimyung University, Daegu, South Korea. May 28, 2014

The Making of an “Outstanding” Translation: Obstacles and Solutions.” 59th International Conference of Eastern Studies (Tōhō Gakkai). Tokyo, May 24, 2014

高麗-朝 鮮における佛教-儒教間の対立の眼目: (鄭道傳(ジョンドウジョン 1342-1398)による『佛氏雜辨』と、己和(キファ)(涵虚得通(ハムホドゥックトン; 1376-1433)『顯正論』の立場に關する比較).”  Presentation to Faculty Members of University of Tokyo Faculty of Humanities. May 8, 2014

“Right View (samyak-dṛṣṭi) and Correct Faith (śraddhā): Distinction, and Re-Merging in Mahāyāna Buddhism.” Invited lecture, University of Tel Aviv, Department of Asian Studies, June 11, 2013

“Digital Humanities: Developments in Digital Tools for the Study of East Asian Texts.” Invited lecture, University of Tel Aviv, Department of Asian Studies, June 10, 2013

Report and Demonstration of the CJKV-English Dictionary.” ISO/IEC JTC1/SC2/WG2/IRG Ideographic Rapporteur Group, IRG Meeting #38, Gyeongju, South Korea, June 18-22, 2012.

“Trends of Digital Scholarship in the Humanities in Japan.” Digital Humanities Australasia 2012, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia (2012.3.28; Co-Presentation with Kiyonori Nagasaki)

Kiyonori Nagasaki, Toru Tomabechi, Dorji Wangchuk, Koichi Takahashi, Jeff Wallman, A. Charles Muller, “Approaches to the Treatment of Primary Materials in Digital Lexicons: Examples of the New Generation of Digital Lexicons for Buddhist Studies.” Digital Humanities 2012 University of Hamburg, (2012/7), pp. 61-64. [Peer-reviewed poster presentation]

“Seon Views on Views (dṛṣṭi): Are We Ever Rid of Them?” Paper delivered at the Conference “Buddhist Meditation from Ancient India to Contemporary Asia: International Conference on Buddhist Studies to Commemorate 100 years of Master Seongcheol,” November 30, 2012

“唯識仏教の中心教理:三能變(意識の3つの転変 ("The Core Doctrine of Consciousness-only Buddhism: The Three Transformations of Consciousness").”  Nihon bukkyō shinri gakkai 日本仏教心理学会 (2011.10.08: )

“Wonhyo's Philosophy of Mind.” Symposium on Yogâcāra Resources at the Mangalam Center, Berkeley, CA (2011.11.06)

“The Digital Dictionary of Buddhism [DDB]: A Model for the Sustainable Development of a Collaborative, Field-wide Web Reference Service.” Symposium on Yogâcāra Resources at the Mangalam Center, Berkeley, CA (2011.11.04)

“The Digital Dictionary of Buddhism [DDB]: A Model for the Sustainable Development of a Collaborative, Field-wide Web Reference Service.” Digital Humanities 2011, Stanford University, California, June 22, 2011.

“Advancing the Development of Digital Scholarship: SAT, CEH, and the DDB.” Annual Meeting of the Association for Asian Studies, Honolulu, Hawai`i, March 31, 2011.

“The Digital Dictionary of Buddhism [DDB]: A Model for the Sustainable Development of a Collaborative, Field-wide Web Reference Service.” Conference on Digital Buddhist Texts and International Collaboration at Dongguk University, Nov. 22 and 23, 2010.

A. Charles Muller, Kōzaburō , Hachimura, Shoichiro Hara, Toshinobu Ogiso, Mitsuru Aida, Koichi Yasuoka, Ryo Akama, Masahiro Shimoda, Tomoji Tabata, Kiyonori Nagasaki, “The Origins and Current State of Digitization of Humanities in Japan.” Digital Humanities 2010, London(UK), (2010/7), pp. 68-70. [Peer-reviewed panel]

“Woncheuk 円測 on bimba 本質 and pratibimba 影像 in his Commentary on the Saṃdhinirmocana-sūtra.” Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion (Yogâcāra Studies Consultation), Nov. 2010, Atlanta.

“円測『解深密経疏』における本質と影像.” 日本印度学仏教学会第61回学術大会 (2010.9月10-11日) 立正大学大 (61st Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association of Indian and Buddhist Studies, Risshō University, Sept 10-11 2010).

“An Inquiry into Views: Lessons from Buddhism, Behavioral Psychology, and Constructivist Epistemology.” Global Forum on Civilization and Peace: Beyond National Boundaries: Building a World Without Walls. Academy of Korean Studies, Seoul, Sept. 29-30, 2010.

“Wonhyo's Interpretation and Application of Indian Buddhist Paradigms in His Resolution of Doctrinal Discrepancies (hwajaeng 和諍).” Workshop on Indian Buddhist Thought in 6th-7th Century China, National Chengchi University, Taipei, March 25-30, 2010.

“Wonhyo's Approaches to the Commensuration of Doctrinal Discrepancies (hwajaeng).” First Asian Philosophy Congress, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, March 6–10, 2010.

“Demarcating the Afflictive and Cognitive in Tathāgatagarbha and Yogâcāra.” Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion (Yogâcāra Studies Seminar), Montreal, Nov. 7–10, 2009.

“The State of Western Studies of Korean Seon Texts.” Early Chan Manuscripts among the Dunhuang Findings: Resources in the Markup and Digitization of Historical Texts, Conference at the University of Oslo, Sept. 28 to Oct 2, 2009.

“The Digital Dictionary of Buddhism [DDB]: Recent Updates and Applications.” Early Chan Manuscripts among the Dunhuang Findings: Resources in the Markup and Digitization of Historical Texts, Conference at the University of Oslo, Sept. 28 to Oct 2, 2009.

“Wonhyo on the Lotus Sūtra.” Conference on “Lotus Sūtra and Interfaith Relations.” Kona, Hawai`i , March 17–23, 2009.

Kiyonori Nagasaki, A. Charles Muller, Masahiro Shimoda. “Aspects of the Interoperability in the Digital Humanities.” Digital Humanities 2009 Maryland (USA) , (2009/6), pp. 375-377. [Peer-reviewed poster presentation]

“Digital Dictionary of Buddhism: Recent Updates and Applications.” Early Chan Manuscripts among the Dunhuang Findings: Resources in the Markup and Digitization of Historical Texts. Conference at the University of Oslo, Sept. 28 to Oct 2, 2009.

“The Digital Dictionary of Buddhism [DDB]: Recent Updates and Applications.” Early Chan Manuscripts among the Dunhuang Findings: Resources in the Markup and Digitization of Historical Texts, Conference at the University of Oslo, Sept. 28 to Oct 2, 2009.

“The Digital Dictionary of Buddhism [DDB] as a Model for Web Collaboration.” Symposium of the Information Processing Society of Japan, University of Tokyo, May 23, 2009.

“The Digital Dictionary of Buddhism [DDB]: Present Status and Future Developments.” Annual Conference of the Tōhō Gakkai, Tokyo May 21, 2008.

“The Digital Dictionary of Buddhism [DDB]: Present Status and Future Developments.” Scholars of Buddhism in Japan: Buddhist Studies in the 21st Century. Conference at Nichibunken, March 15, 2008.

“Translation and Textual Research Through the Combined Usage of Digital Canons and Digital Lexicons: Applications of the Digital Dictionary of Buddhism.” EBTI After 15 and CBETA after 10 Years: Joint International Conference on Digital Buddhist Studies, Dharma Drum Buddhist College, Taiwan, February 16–17, 2008

「デジタルテキストによって出来る事」. 東京大学に於ける「仏教「智慧の宝庫」の未来」SAT テキスト・データベース・シンポジアム, University of Tokyo, 2007.7.30

A Model for Scholarly Collaboration in the Development of On-line Reference Works: The Digital Dictionary of Buddhism.” Conference on New Technology in the Handling of East Asian Documents, Chinese National Library, Beijing, January 22, 2005

“Huiyuan and Weonhyo on the Hindrances in the Awakening of Mahāyāna Faith.” Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion, Philadelphia, Nov. 18–21, 2005.

“A Comparison of Huiyuan's and Weonhyo's Approaches to the Problem of the Two Hindrances in the Awakening of Mahāyāna Faith.” Conference on the Study of Chinese Buddhism, Hsi Lai Temple, Los Angeles, June 10–12, 2005.

“Explanation of the Essence of the Two Hindrances through Ten Canonical Texts.”  Conference on Korean Buddhism in East Asian Perspectives. Geumgang University, Korea, October 23–24, 2004.

“Gihwa's Analysis of the Relationship between the Worded and Wordless Teachings: The Ogahae seorui.” . 2003 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion (Zen Buddhism Seminar), Subsequently published in the Bulletin of Toyo Gakuen University. , vol. 12 (March, 2004).

“Enlightenment in Reading Scriptures that Tend Toward Non-appropriation: Daoism, the Diamond Sutra and Sutra of Perfect Enlightenment.” . Conference on Enlightenment and Its Cultural Aspects in the Modern Perspective, Seoul, South Korea, October 16–17, 2003.

“Jeong Dojeon and Gihwa: The Chan-Confucian Conflict in the Late Goryeo and Early Joseon.” 2002 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion, November 21, 2002.

“Buddhist Discussion Mail Lists: Reflections on Prior Developments and a Proposal for the Creation of a New Kind of Buddhism Discussion List .” Fourth International Chung-Hwa Conference on Buddhist Studies, Taipei, January 19, 2002

“Buddhist Discussion Mail Lists: Reflections on Prior Developments and a Proposal for the Creation of a New Kind of Buddhism Discussion List .” Fourth International Chung-Hwa Conference on Buddhist Studies, Dharma Drum College, Taipei, January 19, 2002

“East Asian Transformations of the Two Hindrances: The Awakening of Faith, Wonhyo and the Sūtra of Perfect Enlightenment.”  AAR 2001 Annual Meeting, Denver, November 18, 2001 (Yogācāra Seminar)

“ディジタル媒体を使用して、仏教データの調査と普及: 仏教学のディジタル辞書 (Using the Digital Medium for Research and the Dissemination of Buddhist Studies Data: The Digital Dictionary of Buddhism).” Annual Conference of the Japanese Association for Indian and Buddhist Studies, University of Tokyo, July 1, 2001.

“Buddhist Canonicities: Value and Evaluation in the Digital Age.” International Conference on Buddhism and the 21st Century Digital Society, Dongguk University, Seoul, Korea, Dec. 7–9, 2000.

“The Centerpiece of the Koryŏ-Chosŏn Buddhist-Confucian Confrontation: A Comparison of the Positions of the Pulssi chappyŏn and the Hyŏnjŏng non.” Second Annual Korea-Japan Friendship Conference, University of Shimane, November 3–5, 2000.

Tiyong, Interpenetration and Sincerity in the Great Learning and Doctrine of the Mean. Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion (Boston), November 21, 1999

“Developments of the Web Dictionaries of East Asian Thought: Stepping up to XML.” Seminar on Computing in East Asian Studies, Kyoto University Computing Center, March 23, 1999.

“Update on the Development of the Digital Dictionary of East Asian Buddhist Terms.” Fifth meeting of the EBTI, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Jan 18–21, 1999

“The Structure and Function of the Interlinked Electronic CJK-English and Buddhist CJK-English Dictionaries.” International Conference of Asian Scholars (ICAS), Leiden University (Leiden, the Netherlands), June 26, 1998

“The Structure and Function of the Interlinked Electronic CJK-English and Buddhist CJK-English Dictionaries.” Meeting of the Pacific Neighborhood Consortium (PNC), Academia Sinica, Taiwan, May 13, 1998

“Wonhyo's Doctrine of the Two Hindrances (Ijangui).” Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion (Orlando), November 23, 1998

“Innate Enlightenment and No-thought: A Response to the Critical Buddhist Position on Zen.” International Conference on Korean Seon, Baegyang-sa Buddhist Monastery, Korea, Aug. 21, 1998

“East Asia's Unexplored Pivot of Metaphysics and Hermeneutics: Essence-Function/Interpenetration.” Paper presentation at the 1997 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion, November 22, 1997.

“The Usage and Development of Digital Reference Tools in Working with CJK Buddhist Texts: Interlinked CJK and Buddhist CJK Dictionaries.” Fourth Meeting of the Electronic Buddhist Text Initiative, Otani University, Kyoto, Japan, October 25, 1997.

“Introducing the Web Dictionary of East Asian Buddhist Terms.” Third Meeting of the Electronic Buddhist Text Initiative, Fo Kuang Shan, Taiwan, March, 1996

“The Buddhist-Confucian Conflict in the Early Chosŏn and Kihwa's Syncretic Response: The Hyŏn chŏng non.” Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion, Chicago, Nov. 18–22, 1994.