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Symposium: A Green Space for the Mind

Saturday, April 9, 2011 - 10:55am
A daylong symposium that will explore initiatives to incorporate contemplative practice into academic and social settings in higher education.

10 a.m. WEBINAR with author DANIEL GOLEMAN, who will discuss his latest book, Ecological Intelligence (2009)

1 p.m. PANEL DISCUSSION, FEATURING:

  • Linda-Susan Beard, associate professor of literature at Bryn Mawr College and a monk in the Emmaus Community in Vestaburg, Michigan
  • John Makransky, professor of Buddhism and comparative theology at Boston College and the founding teacher for the Foundation for Active Compassion
  • Harold Roth, professor of religious studies and East Asian studies and the director of the Contemplative Studies Initiative at Brown University
  • Clifford Saron, associate research scientist UC Davis Center for Mind and Brain and M.I.N.D. Institute

With moderator Robert Pryor, founder and director of Antioch Education Abroad’s Buddhist Studies Program in Bodh Gaya, India.

Funding for this program is provided, in part, by the Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education (SOCHE).

Location: 
Herndon Gallery, South Hall
Contact: 
Anne Bohlen at abohlen@antiochcollege.org or 286-8455, and Jean Gregorek at jgregorek@antiochcollege.org or 937-286-5934