Joie is a PhD candidate in Buddhist Studies at Harvard University, where her research looks at the confluence of various modes of learnedness in Tibetan Buddhism, in particular how the language and visual arts play into the formation of a learned Buddhist person. She holds a BA in Film Studies and English from Yale University and an MPhil in Tibetan & Himalayan Studies from the University of Oxford.
Events with Joie Szu-Chiao Chen
July 10 - 31, 2024
We invite you to join a three-week immersive program in Tibetan Buddhist thought and practice, geared toward college-level students while welcoming learners of all ages. This unique experience combines intensive study with practical application—a precious opportunity to not only explore the vast world of Buddhist wisdom, but to learn to integrate it into our lived experience amidst the rolling hills of Cooperstown, in all its summer glory. Led by a team of academically trained instructors and traditionally-trained monastics, the Samye Summer Intensive delves into the rich tapestry of Tibetan Buddhism, offering a sensitive exploration of its cultural nuances and philosophical…