Week 3 – September 8

We are NOT meeting on Zoom today. Please see instructions below. 

Homework due today: 

    1. *If you sign up as an expert for the week of September 8th, please include your question WITH your post to receive full credit AFTER listening to the pre-recorded lecture (we are not meeting via Zoom this week per BC calendar).  
  1. Read “Painting of a Rice Cake” from the Shobogenzo Gabyo by Eihei Dogen Zenji, translated by Kazuaki Tanahashi and Dan Welch
  2. Click to read instructions: Free Writing Assignment
    1. Submit to Blackboard by September 8th

Early North African and Zen Buddhist Art lecture available here

Additionally, please take a look at the two paintings below by J.M.W. Turner and the video about Ryōanji , a temple located in north Kyoto, Japan affiliated with a branch of Zen Buddhism.
J. M. W. Turner, Dido Building Carthage, or The Rise of the Carthaginian Empire, 1815, J. M. W. Turner, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
J. M. W. Turner, The Decline of the Carthaginian Empire, 1817, J. M. W. Turner, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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