var response='success'; jQuery('#ad-event-feed-36364 .raweventdata').html("\u003cdiv class=\"feedevent\"\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"title\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"http://calendar.swarthmore.edu/calendar/EventList.aspx?view=EventDetails&eventidn=15557&information_id=42422&type=&syndicate=syndicate\" target=\"blank\" \u003ePainting Enlightenment: The Art & Science of the Heart Sūtra by Paula Arai\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"regspaces\"\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"enddate\"\u003e02/28/2017\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"starttime\"\u003e4:30 PM\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"endtime\"\u003e6:00 PM\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"recurrence\"\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"description\"\u003eJapanese biologist and visionary artist, Iwasaki Tsuneo (1917-2002), painted the resonances he discovered between scientific and Buddhist views of reality. Expressing the inter-dependent, impermanent, and empty nature of phenomena, he shaped the words of the Heart Sūtra––a scripture prized for its concise expression of wisdom and compassion––into imagery drawn from ephemeral beauties of nature, Buddhist cultural life, and microscopic and telescopic wonders. \u003cbr /\u003e\r\n\u003cbr /\u003e\r\nPaula Arai is the author of \u003cem\u003eWomen Living Zen: Japanese Buddhist Nuns\u003c/em\u003e (Oxford University Press, 1999) and \u003cem\u003eBringing Zen Home: The Healing Heart of Japanese Buddhist Women’s Rituals \u003c/em\u003e(University of Hawaii Press, 2011), received her PhD in Buddhist Studies from Harvard University. Her current project, \u003cem\u003eLiberating Compassion: The Art & Science of the Heart Sutra\u003c/em\u003e, includes a book, workshops, public presentations, and exhibitions of paintings by a Japanese contemplative scientist that encodes Buddhist metaphysics into scientific and everyday images.\u003cbr /\u003e\r\n\u003cbr /\u003e\r\nPaula has also published research on Japanese Buddhism in journal articles and chapters in edited volumes, and she regularly presents at national and international venues. Her research has received generous support from Fulbright and American Council of Learned Societies Fellowships, as well as grants from the Mellon Foundation, Reischauer Institute of Harvard University, Vanderbilt University, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Carleton College, the American Academy of Religion, and ATLAS (Awards to Louisiana Artists and Scholars). She is currently an associate professor of Buddhist Studies at Louisiana State University and is active in Asian Studies and Women\u0027s Studies at Louisiana State. \u003cbr /\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"contact\"\u003eAnna Everetts, aeveret1@swarthmore.edu, (610) 328-7750\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"location\"\u003eScience Center : Science Center 199 - Cunniff Hall\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"image\"\u003e\u003cimg src=\"http://calendar.swarthmore.edu/calendar/displaymedia.aspx?whatToDo=picture&id=4452\" border=\"0\" alt=\"Paula Arai at Enlightenment Session\" /\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"thumbnail\"\u003e\u003cimg src=\"http://calendar.swarthmore.edu/calendar/displaymedia.aspx?whatToDo=picture&thumbnail=thumbnail&thumbnailwidth=100&id=4452&square=N\" border=\"0\" alt=\"Paula Arai at Enlightenment Session\" /\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"category\"\u003eAcademic Departments & Programs, Intercultural Center, Interfaith, Lecture/Talk/ Reading/ Panel, Library, Public Events, Student Events, Women\u0027s Resouce Center\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"extrainfo\"\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"sponsor\"\u003eAsian Studies, Department of Art, Department of Religion, and the Japanese Section of Modern Languages and Literatures\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"opento\"\u003eThe Public\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"startdate\"\u003e02/28/2017\u003c/div\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"feedevent\"\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"title\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"http://calendar.swarthmore.edu/calendar/EventList.aspx?view=EventDetails&eventidn=15598&information_id=42518&type=&syndicate=syndicate\" target=\"blank\" \u003eTalk: The Environment and Miao Culture on China\u0027s Southwest Borderland\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"regspaces\"\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"enddate\"\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"starttime\"\u003e4:30 PM\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"endtime\"\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"recurrence\"\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"description\"\u003e\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 14px; font-family: \u0027Avenir Book\u0027;\"\u003eChinese Miao (Hmong) scholar Mr. Bode Wang visits the Tri-Co for a week of activities \u003c/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 14px; font-family: \u0027Avenir Book\u0027;\"\u003eon the environment, religions, livelihood, and political culture of the Miao people \u003c/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 14px; font-family: \u0027Avenir Book\u0027;\"\u003eon China\u0027s southwest borderlands\u003c/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 14px; font-family: \u0027Avenir Book\u0027;\"\u003e. The events occur in tandem with Professor Yonglin Jiang’s 360 course “The Environment on China’s Frontiers”. In addition to classroom visits and campus talks, each school will host an exhibition of photographs illuminating our understanding of the dynamic relationship between the environment and ethnic culture in the borderlands.\u003cbr /\u003e\r\n\u003cbr /\u003e\r\nMcCabe Library Atrium\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-family: \u0027Avenir Book\u0027;\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"http://photo.blog.sina.com.cn/wangbode6949\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 14px;\"\u003ehttp://photo.blog.sina.com.cn/wangbode6949\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-family: \u0027Avenir Book\u0027;\"\u003e \u003c/span\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c/p\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"contact\"\u003ePamela Harris, pharris1@swarthmore.edu, (610) 690-2056\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"location\"\u003eMcCabe Library : McCabe Lobby\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"image\"\u003e\u003cimg src=\"http://calendar.swarthmore.edu/calendar/displaymedia.aspx?whatToDo=picture&id=4473\" border=\"0\" alt=\"Ancient Chinese Bridge - Bode Wang\" /\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"thumbnail\"\u003e\u003cimg src=\"http://calendar.swarthmore.edu/calendar/displaymedia.aspx?whatToDo=picture&thumbnail=thumbnail&thumbnailwidth=100&id=4473&square=N\" border=\"0\" alt=\"Ancient Chinese Bridge - Bode Wang\" /\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"category\"\u003eAcademic Departments & Programs, Arts & Culture, Exhibit, Lecture/Talk/ Reading/ Panel, Library, Public Events, Student Events\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"extrainfo\"\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"sponsor\"\u003eSponsored by the Bi-Co East Asian Languages & Cultures Department; Luce Initiative on Asian Studies and the Environment (LIASE); Swarthmore College Modern Languages & Literatures, Chinese Section and the Libraries\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"opento\"\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"startdate\"\u003e03/23/2017\u003c/div\u003e\u003c/div\u003e")