Reflections on Contemplative Studies in Higher Education
April 19, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The John V. Roach Honors College welcomes Dr. John Dunne, Cecil H. and Ida Green Honors Co-Chair. Dr. Dunne will present a public lecture, “Reflections on Contemplative Studies in Higher Education” on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in Palko Hall, room 130. Dr. Dunne will be available to answer questions afterward, and then there will be a reception in the lobby.
All are welcome, and no reservations are required.
John Dunne (PhD 1999, Harvard University) holds the Distinguished Chair in Contemplative Humanities, an endowed position created through the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He also holds a co-appointment in the Department of Asian Languages & Cultures.
John Dunne’s work focuses on Buddhist philosophy and contemplative practice, especially in dialog with Cognitive Science and Psychology. His publications appear in venues ranging across both the Humanities and the Sciences, and they include works on Buddhist philosophy, contemplative practice and their interpretation within scientific contexts.
John Dunne speaks in both academic and public contexts, and he occasionally teaches for Buddhist communities, most notably at Upaya Zen Center in Santa Fe. In addition to serving as a faculty member for the Center for Healthy Minds, he is a Fellow of the Mind and Life Institute, where he has previously served on the Board of Directors. Dr. Dunne also serves as an academic advisor for the Ranjung Yeshe Institute.
TCU Campus, Palko Hall, Room 130
3000 Bellaire Drive N
Fort Worth, TX 76129