Five College Consortium

Five College Buddhist Studies Certificate Program

Fall 2018

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ARHA 261 01 Buddhist Art of Asia Samuel Morse MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
HACU 0285 1 Emptiness Andrew Olendzki 10:30AM-11:50AM TU;10:30AM-11:50AM TH Hampshire College
RELIG 163 01 Introduction to Buddhism Susanne Mrozik MW 02:55PM-04:10PM Mount Holyoke College
REL 264 01 BUDDHIST MEDITATION Jamie Hubbard TTh 03:00-04:20 Smith College
REL 270 01 ZEN BUDDHISM & JAPANESE CULTUR Jamie Hubbard MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College

Spring 2018 Courses

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ARHA 383 01 Tea Ceremony & Jpns Culture Samuel Morse MW 02:00PM-03:20PM Amherst College
ASLC 144 01 Religion Ancient India Maria Heim TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
ASLC 252 01 Buddhist Life Writing Maria Heim TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM Amherst College
ASLC 319 01 Tea Ceremony & Jpns Culture Samuel Morse MW 02:00PM-03:20PM Amherst College
RELI 143 01 Religion Ancient India Maria Heim TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
RELI 252 01 Buddhist Life Writing Maria Heim TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM Amherst College
HACU 0152 1 Introduction to Buddhism Tashi Tsering 02:30PM-03:50PM W;02:30PM-03:50PM F Hampshire College
GNDST 210BD 01 Women and Buddhism Susanne Mrozik TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
RELIG 241 01 Women and Buddhism Susanne Mrozik TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
ANT 274 01 THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF RELIGION Pinky Hota TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
PHI 112 01 CHINESE PHILOSOPHY Jay Garfield MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
PHI 112 D01 CHINESE PHILOSOPHY DISCUSSION Jay Garfield M 10:00-10:50 Smith College
PHI 112 D02 CHINESE PHILOSOPHY DISCUSSION Jay Garfield W 10:00-10:50 Smith College
PHI 330 02 SEM: HISTORY-CADRAKIRTI Tashi Tsering T 01:00-04:00 Smith College
PSY 304 01 SEM:HAPPINESS:PRSNL WELL BEING Jamie Hubbard; Philip Peake Th 03:00-04:50 Smith College
REL 161 01 INTRO TO BUDDHIST THOUGHT Jamie Hubbard MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
REL 304 01 SEM:HAPPINESS:PRSNL WELL BEING Jamie Hubbard; Philip Peake Th 03:00-04:50 Smith College

Fall 2017 Courses

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ASLC 152 01 Buddhist Traditions Catherine Hartmann TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
RELI 152 01 Buddhist Traditions Catherine Hartmann TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
RELIG 163 01 Introduction to Buddhism Susanne Mrozik TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
BUS 120 01 STUDY OF BUDDHISM Jay Garfield M 07:00-09:00; W 07:00-08:00 Smith College
ASIAN-ST 135 01 Buddhism East and West Reiko Sono M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst

Spring 2017 Courses

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
RELI 160 01 Buddhist Psych Modern Andrew Olendzki WF 08:30AM-09:50AM Amherst College
RELI 352 01 Buddhist Ethics Elizabeth Angowski MW 02:00PM-03:20PM Amherst College
CSI 0220 1 Buddhism & Environment Sue Darlington 10:30AM-11:50AM TU;10:30AM-11:50AM TH Hampshire College
HACU 0297 1 Yoga-History, Philosophy, Prac Alan Hodder 12:30PM-01:50PM TU;12:30PM-01:50PM TH Hampshire College
GNDST 210BD 01 Women and Buddhism Susanne Mrozik MW 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
RELIG 163 01 Introduction to Buddhism Susanne Mrozik TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
RELIG 241 01 Women and Buddhism Susanne Mrozik MW 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
ANT 253 01 INTRO E ASIAN SOCIET & CULTR Suzanne Gottschang TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
ANT 274 01 THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF RELIGION Pinky Hota MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
BUX 273 01 INTRO TO MONGOLIAN BUDDHISM Lhkam Purevjav Th 07:30-09:30 Smith College
HST 201 01 THE SILK ROAD & PREMOD EURASIA Richard Lim TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
PHI 330 01 SEM:HIST/ PHILOSOPHY:YOGACARA Jay Garfield T 01:00-04:00 Smith College
PSY 304 01 SEM:PERSONAL WELL BEING Jamie Hubbard; Philip Peake Th 03:00-04:50 Smith College
REL 161 01 INTRO TO BUDDHIST THOUGHT Jamie Hubbard MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
REL 273 01 INTRO TO MONGOLIAN BUDDHISM Lhkam Purevjav Th 07:30-09:30 Smith College
REL 282 01 VIOLENCE & NON-VIOLENCE/S ASIA Andy Rotman TTh 01:00-02:20 Smith College
REL 304 01 SEM:PERSONAL WELL BEING Jamie Hubbard; Philip Peake Th 03:00-04:50 Smith College
CHINESE 397D 01 ST-Phil & Religion/Chinese Lit David Schneider M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst

Smith College Spring 2017 Robed Warriors Student Seminar

Each of the visiting scholars in residence as part of the Smith College Robed Warriors series will lead a seminar open to interested students. Students enrolled attend five seminar meetings:

  • October 18 (the ven. Professor Carola Roloff, topic: Life as a nun and issues that women and Westerners face in the Buddhist World)
  • February 7 (the ven. Dr. Joan Halifax Roshi, topic: Engaged Buddhism in today’s world)
  • February 28 and March 7 (the ven. Dr. Yifa, topic: Buddhism in contemporary China)
  • April 10 (the ven. Thubten Chodron, topic: A nun goes to prison: how a Buddhist nun brings compassion to the incarcerated)

Graded S/U only, 1 credit

For more information, visit the Smith College Buddhist Studies homepage.

Fall 2016 Courses

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
RELI 143 01 Religion Ancient India Maria Heim TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
RELI 152 01 Buddhist Traditions Maria Heim TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM Amherst College
CSI 0143 1 Buddhism & Society Susan Darlington 10:30AM-11:50AM T,TH;06:30PM-09:00PM W Hampshire College
RELIG 267 01 Intro to Buddhist Ethics Susanne Mrozik MW 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
BUX 120 01 STUDY OF BUDDHISM Jay Garfield M 07:00-09:00 Smith College
BUX 141 01 INTRO-TIBETAN BUDDHIST DEBATE Ngawang Singey T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
REL 269 01 BUDDHISM ALONG THE SILK ROAD Richard Taupier W 07:00-09:00 Smith College
JAPANESE 197C 01 ST-Intro Japanese Religions Reiko Sono M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst

Spring 2016 Courses

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ASLC 253 01 Theravada Buddhism Maria Heim TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM Amherst College
RELI 253 01 Theravada Buddhism Maria Heim TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM Amherst College
HACU 0169 1 Chinese Religions Rafal Stepien 01:00PM-02:20PM W,F Hampshire College
REL 266 01 COLQ: BUDDHIST STUDIES Constance Kassor TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
REL 270 01 JAPN BUDDHISM: PILGRIM'S GUIDE Jamie Hubbard MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
REL 360 01 SEM:PROBS BUDDHIST THOUGHT Jamie Hubbard Th 03:00-04:50 Smith College
CHINESE 597K 01 ST-Buddhist and Taoist Lit David Schneider M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst

January Term Course 2016

Smith College Course
BUX 253j: Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Philosophy and Hermeneutics
Meets during Smith College January Term. Students enrolled at any Five College campus may enroll. Application due in mid-October.
Contact course instructor Constance Kassor.

This intensive course is taught at the Central University of Tibetan Studies in Sarnath, India as part of the Hampshire/Five College in India program. Students take daily classes, taught by eminent Tibetan scholars, in Buddhist philosophy, Indo-Tibetan hermeneutics and Tibetan history and culture, and they attend regular discussion sessions as well as incidental lectures on topics including Tibetan art history and iconography, Tibetan astrology and medicine and Tibetan politics. Students also visit important Buddhist historical sites and explore Varanasi, one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. Each student is paired with a Tibetan student "buddy" to get an inside view of Tibetan culture. Enrollment limited to 15, and requires application and acceptance by the H/5CIP. Pay attention to calls for early application. Deadlines fall mid-October. No prerequisites. 3 credits


Fall 2015 Buddhist Studies Courses

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ASLC 152 01 Buddhist Traditions Maria Heim TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
RELI 152 01 Buddhist Traditions Maria Heim TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
HACU 0182 1 The Buddha's Buddhism Rafal Stepien 01:00PM-02:20PM W,F Hampshire College
HACU 0223 1 Chinese Buddhist Philosophy Rafal Stepien 09:00AM-11:50AM F Hampshire College
RELIG 163 01 Introduction to Buddhism Susanne Mrozik TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
BUX 120 01 STUDY OF BUDDHISM Constance Kassor M 07:00-09:00 Smith College
IDP 320 01 SEM:GLOBAL LEARNING WOMNS HLTH Leslie Jaffe Th 07:30-09:30 Smith College
REL 266 01 COLQ: BUDDHISM IN AMERICA Constance Kassor MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
REL 275 01 RELIG HST SO ASIA: ANC-MEDIEV Andy Rotman MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
JAPANESE 197G 01 ST-Buddhist Cultures in/World Reiko Sono M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst

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