Santa Clara University



President's Speaker Series

Sponsored by the Office of the President, the President’s Speaker Series is a forum that brings eminent leaders to Santa Clara, providing our students, faculty, and the community an opportunity for intellectual rigor, critical thinking, reflection, and dialogue.

Santa Clara Lecture Series

The Santa Clara Lecture Series is sponsored by the Bannan Institute, which is committed to examining Catholic identity and Jesuit character.

Ethics at Noon

The Markkula Center for Applied Ethics sponsors the Ethics at Noon lecture series. These lunch-hour programs provide a forum for SCU faculty members and other experts to explore ethical issues in many fields.

de Saisset Museum

The museum offers several lectures and programs based on current exhibitions.

Religious Studies Faculty

Jan 23, 2013
noon - 1:00 p.m.
Benson Center
Benson Conference Room 21

Inclusive Dharma?: The Gift of Western Female Dharma Teachers


Last Spring, Religious Studies major Jennifer Savage ('13) presented at the International Association of Buddhist University's Conference in Bangkok, Thailand. Her paper, "Dharma in Action: The Gift of Western Female Dharma Teachers," was her first academic presentation and publication as an undergraduate student. Jennifer found the experience to be exciting, enriching, and inspiring. She will share some of her photos and experiences of a Western student's perspective on an ancient and deeply Buddhist culture. Come hear how one Religious Studies major turned her undergraduate learning into an extraordinary experience of insight and travel.

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Vicky Gonzalez
408 554 4547
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