Susan Andrews, Ph.D.
- B.A., 2001, Mount Allison University
- M.A., 2004, McMaster University
- M.Phil., 2009, Columbia University
- Ph.D., 2013, Columbia University
Member of the American Academy of Religion, the International Association of Buddhist Studies (IABS)
“Tales of Huasi 化寺 in Qing Gazetteers,” Journal of the International Association of Tibetan Studies (January 2012)
“The Stūpa of the Prince’s Auto-Cremation and the Making of Mount Wutai,” Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion, San Francisco, California, November 19-22, 2011.
“Moving Mountains: Japanese Instantiations of the Wutai 五臺山 Wenshu 文殊Cult,” XVIth Congress of the International Association of Buddhist Studies, Dharma Drum Buddhist College, Jinshan, Taiwan, June 20-25, 2011.
“Divine Originals and the Making of Mount Wutai: A comparison of three Japanese and Chinese legends,” Buddhist Dynamics in East Asian Religions: A Columbia Graduate Student Conference, Italian School of East Asian Studies, Kyoto, Japan, June 18, 2011.
“Tales of Conjured Temples (huasi 化寺) in Qing period (1644-1912) Mountain Gazetteers,” Wutaishan and Qing Culture Conference, Rubin Museum of Art, New York, NY, May 12-13, 2007.
East Asian sacred place and pilgrimage traditions, interactions between cults dedicated to local deities and those devoted to bodhisattvas, and the relationship between hagiography and landscape. Concentration: Mount Wutai’s 五臺山 emergence as the object of regional, national, and then international patronage between the sixth and twelfth centuries.