Tag: Miranda Shaw

“Foremothers” Anthology Receives Award

Foremothers Receives Award from Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association We are delighted to announce this recent news about the recently released anthology, Foremothers of the Women’s Spirituality Movement: Elders and Visionaries, edited by Miriam Dexter and Vicki Noble. The book

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“Foremothers of Women’s Spirituality” to Share Stories at Conference

Voices of Our Foremothers Forty years ago, the Second Wave Feminist Movement was in full swing in America. Radical women began to question the very concept of God as male, with “man in his image,” and from this revolutionary brew,

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2011 East Symposium in Philadelphia

The Embodied Goddess, our first East Coast Regional Symposium, took place on March 12-13, 2011 in Philadelphia.More than 50 scholars attended the event. The first-ever Brigit Award for Excellence in the Arts was given to Layne Redmond. Her presentation was

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2011 East Symposium Schedule

See bottom of page for link to presenters’ biographies with full descriptions of presentations. SATURDAY March 12 11:00 Registration 12:30 Opening Remarks Patricia Monaghan and Sid Reger 12:45-2:00  PLENARY Living Goddesses:  Embodying the Divine in Buddhist Nepal Miranda Shaw, Ph.D.,

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The City of Sisterly Love: A report from the Philadelphia Symposium

by Dr. Miranda Shaw, keynote presenter What an amazing organization and conference series ASWM has created.  I experienced the weekend by presenting as well as attending panels and performances. My talk began with an exploration of how Buddhist women in

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Nepal’s “Living Goddesses” come to life in Miranda Shaw’s Keynote

by Joan Cichon, ASWM Board member I first read Professor Miranda Shaw’s Passionate Enlightenment: Women in Tantric Buddhism ten years ago, and I still remember how impressed I was with the depth of her scholarship and insights.  Therefore, it was

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