Exploring a Radical Vision of Compassion
Lecture and Conversation with:
Roshi Joan Halifax, Ph.D

Join us for a lecture and conversation with Roshi Joan Halifax to learn about how compassion can be a source of hardiness, resilience, and wellbeing.

Halifax photoDate: January 16, 2018
Lecture begins at 6pm, book signing to follow

Address: Newman Alumni Center
University of Miami-Coral Gables Campus
6200 San Amaro Drive

Admission is FREE, but registration is required Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/exploring-a-radical-vision-of-compassion-tickets-40875148670?aff=eivtefrnd

Roshi Joan Halifax, PhD is a Buddhist teacher, Zen priest, anthropologist, and author. She is Founder and Abbot of Upaya Zen Center, a Buddhist monastery in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She is Director of the Project on Being with Dying and Founder of the Upaya Prison Project. She lectures on the subject of death and dying at many academic institutions and works with dying people, their families, and health care professionals to teach compassionate care of the dying.

This lecture is part of the Mindfulness Lecture Series of the UMindfulness Research & Practice Initiative, an interdisciplinary collaboration across the University of Miami to engage novel implementation and cutting-edge brain research on contemplative training. The UMindfulness Initiative is co-directed by Dr. Amishi Jha and Scott Rogers.