UVA Art Museum presents Dr. Hiram Woodward discussing Java's Borobudur Buddhist monument
The University of Virginia Art Museum's 2008 Ellen Bayard Weedon Lecture in the Arts of Asia presents Dr. Hiram Woodward, who will discuss "Java's Great Buddhist Monument, Borobudur: Indian, Chinese, and Javanese Perspectives." The talk will describe the monument, estimated to be 1,200 years old, and outline some of the more recent interpretations of its meaning, especially the ways its designers incorporated beliefs current in Chinese Buddhism at the time. Campbell Hall, Room 153. 924-3592.