Please see the links below or our calendar for details on recent events sponsored by UNT's Jain Studies Program.

4/27/24 Lecture: Intellectual Aparigraha and Democracy

Please join us for a lecture by Dr. Anand Vaidya (San Jose State University and UCLA) followed by a respondent from the Jain Society of North Texas. Please visit the link above to register and learn more.

11/16/23 Workshop: Jain Practices for Contemplative Pedagogy and Critical Thinking

An innovative pedagogy workshop sponsored by UNT's Jain Studies Program, aimed at CLASS faculty and graduate instructors, featuring the resources that Jainism offers to undergraduate learning across a wide array of disciplines and fields. Please see the event page at the link above for details and to RSVP.

4/23/23 Student Event: Poster Session

UNT students in PHIL 3620 Hinduism present their research at the Jain Society of North Texas. The posters remained on display in ENV through the end of the spring 2023 semester.

10/8/22 Workshop: Preksha Meditation

Two samanis (or ordained Jain nuns) provide instruction for meditation and other spiritual practices in their presentation Living Lightly on the Planet: Jain Practice for Reducing Accumulation, Moderating Consumption, and Letting Go of What Weighs Us Down.

3/26/22 Colloquium: Exploring Jain Perspectives on Interfaith Dialogue and Religious Pluralism

A group of international scholars gather at UNT to discuss Jainism's perspectives religious diversity both today and historically.

4/14/18 Conference: Jainism and the Environment
10/23/17 Announcement: Jain Professorship
10/5/17 News release: UNT establishes professorship in Jain Studies