Dr. Frances Garrett discusses academic culture in Buddhist Studies. Frances is an associate professor of Buddhist Studies at University of Toronto, where she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Buddhist Studies and Tibetan Studies. She is also Director of The Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation Centre for Buddhist Studies.
In this video, Frances mentions the work of Dr. Kate Manne, whom you can learn about at https://philosophy.cornell.edu/kate–…, and the work of Dr. Sara Ahmed, at https://www.saranahmed.com/complaint. This video is part of a series called Step Forward, in which scholars of Buddhist Studies discuss how the academic culture of our field, focusing on histories and practices of exclusion and harassment.
The series is sponsored by The Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation Centre for Buddhist Studies at the University of Toronto. See buddhiststudies.utoronto.ca for more on the Centre for Buddhist Studies, follow us on Twitter @uoftcbs, or retweet and discuss this series using the hashtag #stepforwardbs.