Symposium News

The Sixth Annual Student Symposium

Apr 9, 2023

The Annual Student Symposium is an annual celebration for the entire university community to come together—students, faculty, staff, and friends—to hear about what students

Black Lives Matter and Its Historical Context - A Dialogue with Rev. Robert Mcknight

Feb 7, 2021

To talk about anything in the present—in order to gain an understanding of anything that’s going on today, one must return to the past, and the past deals with history. We cannot separate the past,...

Dr. Buswell Visits DRBU: A Series of Lectures on Korean Buddhism

Oct 25, 2019

Dr. Buswell, the founding director of UCLA’s Center for Buddhist Studies and the Center for Korean Studies, visited the university and gave three lectures.

Recent Symposium Lectures

Apr 18, 2019

Exploring Neo-Confucian Visions of Childhood and Children’s Education On February 4, we welcomed Dr. Susan Fernsebner, a professor at Mary Washington College in Virginia.

Ancient Buddhist Manuscripts from Gandhāra

Mar 22, 2019

On February 28, 2019, Dr.

Ajahn Amaro Visits DRBU

Dec 3, 2018

On November 5, 2018, Ajahn Amaro visited DRBU. Ajahn Amaro is a Theravāda Buddhist monk, author, and abbot of Amaravati Buddhist Monastery in England.

Alex de Grassi playing guitar

Alex de Grassi Performance and Q&A

Dec 1, 2018

On November 26th, 2018 Alex de Grassi performed and hosted a Q&A for the DRBU community.

Zen Patriarchs and Art

Sep 19, 2017

Dharma Realm Buddhist University’s fall 2017 public lecture series is off to an exciting start, with a presentation by Dr.