Beyond Hard Knocks – A Dawn Mountain Symposium September 15 & 16, 2017

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Join us this fall at Rice University for
Beyond Hard Knocks:  Creative Buddhist Voices on Learning from Experience
A Celebratory Symposium from Dawn Mountain,
Rice Department of Religion and The Chao Center for Asian Studies
Friday, September 15 from 6:30 to 9:00pm and
Saturday, September 16 from 9:30am to 5:00pm
McMurtry Auditorium and Martel Hall, inside Duncan Hall on the Rice campus
Four of today’s most compelling Buddhist scholar-practitioners will speak independently and together to illuminate the art of being spiritual amid today’s chaos.
Dawn Mountain’s founders, Rice Religion Professor Anne C. Klein, and Harvey B. Aronson, PhD, will host short talks from and dynamic exchanges with 
Professor Marcia Brennan, Rice University
author of The Heart of the Hereafter
Professor Guy Newland, Central Michigan University
author of A Buddhist Grief Observed
Professor Dan Cozort, Dickinson College
author of On Buddhist Philosophy and editor of the Journal of Buddhist Ethics
Professor Sarah Jacoby, Northwestern University
author of Love and Liberation
Buddhist Teacher Ken McLeod
Author of Wake up to Your Life and A Trackless Path
Engaging the questions of end of life learning, grieving deep loss, living one’s values in tumultuous times, the unique perspective of a Tibetan woman visionary, and the challenge of taking care of what’s missing in our lives.
Full Symposium – Non-Members $108, DM Members $88
Friday Evening Only (includes reception) – Non-Members $50, DM Members $40
Saturday Only (includes continental breakfast and boxed lunch) – Non Members $75, DM Members $60
Please note:  Online registration is via PayPal only.  If you do not wish to use PayPal, please call Jerri at (713) 630-0354 to complete your registration using a different payment method.
Full Symposium - Non-Member$108.00
Full Symposium - DM Member$88.00
Friday Evening Only - Non-Member$50.00
Friday Evening Only - DM Member$40.00
Saturday Only - Non-Member$75.00
Saturday Only - DM Member$60.00
Location McMurtry Auditorium and Martell Hall inside Duncan Hall at Rice University
Duncan Hall
6100 Main Street
Houston TX 77005

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