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BG 321: From Buddhist Hippies to Buddhist Geeks

From Buddhist Hippies to Buddhist Geeks by Buddhist Geeks

Episode Description:

Ann Gleig is an Assistant Professor of Religious and Cultural Studies at the University of Central Florida. She is currently working on projects on the North American revisioning of Asian liberation traditions, and Buddhism in Postmodernity.

In this episode taken from the 2013 Buddhist Geeks Conference, Ann presents the findings of her academic article on Buddhist Geeks, which was published in the Journal of Global Buddhism. She offers an engaging analysis of the interactions between Buddhism, Buddhist Geeks, and technology, and she shares her insights on the historical and cultural significance of the Buddhist Geeks community.

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Transcript:

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Author

Ann Gleig

Ann Gleig is an Assistant Professor of Religious and Cultural Studies at the University of Central Florida. Her research interests include Asian religions in America, and Religion and Psychoanalysis. She is currently working on projects on the North American revisioning of Asian liberation traditions, and Buddhism in Postmodernity.

Website: Ann Gleig, Ph.D.