Tuesday, March 20, 2007


I am, at this very moment, missing out on a presentation at Yonsei University. Here's the info I got from Sperwer last week:

Subject: [KS] The 67th Yonsei-KF Korean Studies Forum

The Korean Studies Program and the Institute for Modern Korean Studies at the Graduate School of International Studies, Yonsei University are pleased to invite you to attend the 67th Yonsei-KF Korean Studies Forum, which will be held on Tuesday, March 20th at 6:00 PM in Room 702 of New Millennium Hall at Yonsei University. The speaker is Professor Asanga Tilakaratne, Department of Philosophy, University of Hawaii. The title of his talk is "Multiple Ways of Studying Religion: Is there One Right Way?" Professor Tilakaratne's brief biography can be found at the end of this email.

The presentation will be followed by a dinner reception. I hope you will come to enjoy the presentation, discussion, and reception. Please contact XXXX at 01X-XXXX-XXXX, XXXX@XXX.XXX for further inquiries.


Hyuk-Rae Kim
Professor of Korean Studies
Director, Institute for Modern Korean Studies
GSIS, Yonsei University


Professor Asanga Tilakaratne is a Senior Professor at the Departments of Philosophy and Religion at the University of Hawaii. He is also Senior Lecturer at the Postgraduate Institute of Pali and Buddhist Studies (University of Kelaniya), Colombo. Tilakaratne received his Ph.D in Comparative Philosophy at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. His thesis explored Transcendence, Ineffability and Nirvana: An Analysis of the Relation between Religious Experience and Language According to Early Buddhism (1986-1992). He completed his Master's degree in Western Philosophy at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Tilakaratne received his Bachelor's degree in Buddhist Philosophy and Pali at the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

Damn, damn, damn. Somehow I'd forgotten that this lecture was tonight. Piss fuck diddle penis in a bear trap.


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