Online: Contestable Times Roundtable with Ven. Thubten Chodron
March 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm PDT
Hosted by American Communities Program,
Department of Philosophy, Department of Physics, and Religious Studies
California State University, Los Angeles
A Conversation with a Physicist, a Philosopher And a Buddhist Teacher
with Dr. Julian Barbour, Dr. John McCumber, and Ven. Thubten Chodron
Wednesday, March 22
2 PM Pacific Time on Zoom
Join in for a conversation on the nature of time from a variety of perspectives. Scheduled to appear:
- Dr. Julian Barbour, physicist specializing in quantum gravity and the history of science;
- Dr. John McCumber, Distinguished Professor and Chair of the UCLA Department of Germanic Languages;
- Venerable Thubten Chodron, Buddhist teacher, founder of Sravasti Abbey, and coauthor with His Holiness the Dalai Lama on The Library of Wisdom and Compassion book series.
The American Communities Program promotes humanities-based inquiry into the formation of individual and communal identities in American society. The Program energizes and engages faculty, students, and the surrounding communities in public humanities events and rigorous scholarship.