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Donald Lopez delivers the 2016 Khyentse Lecture

February 2016

Approximately 80 people attended the 2016 Khyentse lecture by Prof. Donald Lopez (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor). In his lecture, entitled "The Last Lotsawa: Gendun Chopel in India," Lopez explored the life of Gendun Chopel, the most important Tibetan writer of the twentieth century, and his travel to, and views of, India.

Preceding Lopez's talk, UC Berkeley student Jolisa Wilfong received the Khyentse Foundation’s (undergraduate) Award for Excellence in Buddhist Studies from the foundation’s Executive Director Cangioli Che. Simultaneously, Kristina Lynne Anderson was awarded the 2016 Padmanabh Jaini Graduate Student Award in Buddhist Studies presented to her, on behalf of Professor Emeritus Padmanabh Jaini, by Professor Alexander von Rospatt.

Jacob Dalton introducing Jolisa Wilfong (Khyentse Undergraduate Award Winner)

Jacob Dalton introducing Jolisa Wilfong (Khyentse Undergraduate Award Winner)



Jacob Dalton, Jolisa Wilfong, and Cangioli Che

Jacob Dalton, Jolisa Wilfong, and Cangioli Che



Alex von Rospatt     Kris Anderson and Alex von Rospatt

Jacob Dalton introducing Donald Lopez     Donald Lopez (2016 Khyentse Lecturer)

Jacob Dalton, Donald Lopez and Jann Ronis

Jacob Dalton, Donald Lopez and Jann Ronis



Cangioli Che (Executive Director, Khyentse Foundation) and Robert Sharf (Chair, Center for Buddhist Studies)

Cangioli Che (Executive Director, Khyentse Foundation) and Robert Sharf (Chair, Center for Buddhist Studies)



Center for Buddhist Studies Visiting Scholars and Postdocs

Center for Buddhist Studies Visiting Scholars and Postdocs



Alex von Rospatt, Jacob Dalton, Donald Lopez

Alex von Rospatt, Jacob Dalton, Donald Lopez