Garden City, NY, September 14, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Adelphi University is pleased to host top Daoist scholar Livia Kohn, professor emerita of Boston University’s Department of Religion, on Monday, September 19, 2011, at 12:00 p.m. in Adelphi’s Swirbul Library Room 101, 1 South Avenue, Garden City, NY. The event is sponsored by Asian Studies, the College of Arts & Sciences, Gender Studies, the History Department, and University Libraries. This is free and open to the public.
At the lecture, Ms. Kohn will cover the Daoist ways of healing to improve women’s health and Daoist women in history and contemporary times. Known as a world-renowned expert on Daoism, she is the author of more 30 books and hundreds of articles and reviews. Her most recent works include Zhuangzi: At Ease in Perfect Happiness (Woodstock, Vermont, 2011) and Sitting in Oblivion: The Heart of Daoist Meditation (Three Pines Press, 2010). She is the executive editor of Three Pines Press and the editor of the new Journal of Daoist Studies. Ms. Kohn earned a Ph.D. from Bonn University, Germany.
For more information about this and other events on campus, please visit adelphi.edu, or call the Cultural Events Hotline at (516) 877-4555.
About Adelphi University: Adelphi is a world class, modern university with excellent and highly relevant programs where students prepare for lives of active citizenship and professional careers. Through its schools and programs - The College of Arts and Sciences, Gordon F. Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, Honors College, Ruth S. Ammon School of Education, University College, and the Schools of Business, Nursing, and Social Work - the co-educational university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees as well as professional and educational programs for adults. Adelphi University currently enrolls nearly 8,000 students from 41 states and 60 foreign countries. With its main campus in Garden City and centers in Manhattan, Hauppauge, and Poughkeepsie, the University chartered in 1896, maintains a commitment to liberal studies in tandem with rigorous professional preparation and active citizenship.