Michelle J. Sorensen

Philosophy and Religion Department
Assistant Professor

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Phone: 828-227-2932
Email: mjsorensen@email.wcu.edu
Office Address: Stillwell Building, Room 251

Education

  • Ph.D., Columbia University
  • M.Phil., Columbia University
  • M.A., Columbia University
  • B.A., University of Calgary

Selected Publications & Presentations

Book

  • Co-editor, Wading into the Stream of Wisdom: Essays Honoring Leslie Kawamura. Berkeley: Institute of Buddhist Studies and University of Hawai'i, 2013.

Articles

  • "Ma-chig Lab-dron: mother of Tibetan Buddhist Chod." In Buddhists: Understanding Buddhism Through Biography. Ed. Todd Lewis. West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 2014.
  • "Tsultrim Zangmo: a twenty-first century Buddhist woman's life in South Asia." In Buddhists: Understanding Buddhism Through Biography. Ed. Todd Lewis. West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 2014.
  • "Mahāmudrā Chöd: Raugjung Dorjé's Commentary on The Great Speech Chapter." In Wading into the Stream of Wisdom: Essays Honoring Leslie Kawamura. Eds. Sarah Haynes and Michelle J. Sorensen. Berkeley: Institute of Buddhist Studies, 2013.
  • "'Irrigating the Mind-Stream': Buddhism and Water." Water Resources IMPACT. March 2012: 3-5.
  • "The Body Extraordinary: Embodied Paxis, Vajrayoginī, and Buddhist Gçod." In Tibetan Studies: an Anthology. Eds. Saadet Arslan and Peter Schwieger. Halle: International Institute for Tibetan and Buddhist Studies, 2010. 439-456.
  • "Cutting to the Chase: the Problem of 'Mind' in the Context of gCod." Mahayana Buddhism: History and Culture. Eds. Darrol Bryant and Susan Bryant. Delhi: Tibet House, 2009. 153-170.
  • "Translation and Vestige." Sagar 8 (2002): 20-42.

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