Pali Buddhist Practices of the Self
Thursday March 6, 7:00 p.m.
303 Paterson Hall.
Free Public Lecture
Reception to Follow
Steven Collins is the Chester D.
Tripp Professor in the Humanities, Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago. He specializes in the social and cultural history of Buddhism in premodern and modern South and Southeast Asia, and in Pali language and literature. Among numerous other works in the field of Pali Buddhist Studies, Prof. Collins is the author of Selfless Persons: imagery and thought in Theravada Buddhism, Cambridge University Press, 1982, and Nirvana: concept, imagery,
narrative. Cambridge University Press, 2010.