This course examines the history of East Asian Buddhism through the lens of the contemporary portrayals of Buddhism in global cinema. With critical analysis of a series of ten films that focus on Buddhism, students will gain a basic understanding of key Buddhist doctrines and practices and also demonstrate the ability to critically analyze and evaluate filmic texts.
Kim, Sujung, "REL 258A Buddhism Kim Fall 2023" (2023). Course Syllabi. 58, Scholarly and Creative Work from DePauw University.