One Day Conference on Jainism and the Environment and Recognition Dinner Program | Jain Studies

One Day Conference on Jainism and the Environment and Recognition Dinner Program

Please follow this link to register for the April 14th, 2018 Conference on Jainism & The Environment

One Day Conference on Jainism and the Environment

and Recognition Dinner

Program

9:30am

Welcome: David Holdeman, Dean

10:00-12:00 noon

Session One

Jainism, Environmental History, And Built Environments

Brianne Donaldson

Jainism and Darwin: Evolution Beyond Orthodoxy

Short Q & A

Vital Potdar

Jain Environmental Values as Embodied in Some Early Jaina Sites in Karnataka

Short Q & A

Nalini Rao

Social Role of Jain Architecture

Short Q & A

Open Panel and Audience Discussion

Lunch

12:00 1:00pm

1:30-3:30pm

Session Two

Jainism and Ecology Revisited

John Cort

Why Does Jain Environmental History Matter?

Short Q & A

Pankaj Jain

The Episteme of "Environment" in Jainism: A Response to John Cort

Short Q & A

Chris Chapple

Jainism, Ecology, and Bioethics

Short Q & A

Open Panel and Audience Discussion

3:30-4:00pm

Coffee

4:00-6:00pm

Session Three

Jainism and the Global Environment

Anne Vallely

Liberation & Ecology: Revisiting Jain contributions
to Environmental Thought

Short Q & A

Joshua Banis

Sustainable Education: An Interfaith Climate
Change Initiative

Short Q & A

Chris Miller

Contemplative Pedagogy: A Novel Approach for Teaching Jainism and Ecology

Short Q & A

Joseph Tuminello

Orthodox and Diaspora Jain Perspectives

Short Q & A

Open Panel and Audience Discussion

6:00-6:30pm

Entertainment

7:00pm

Recognition Dinner

Donor Recognition: Anant Jain

Introduction of Keynote Speaker: Pankaj Jain

Key Note Address: Chris Chapple

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