Manuel Lopez Zafra

Assistant Professor of Religion - Humanities - Interdisciplinary Programs - International and Area Studies - Religion

Manuel Lopez Zafra

Ph.D. University of Virginia
M.A. University of Virginia
B.A. Universitat Pompeu Fabra

I am a scholar of Buddhism with a particular regional focus on Tibet and the Himalayas (Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan). I am an Assistant Professor of Religion at New College of Florida, where I teach courses on Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, Buddhist Contemplative Systems, Hinduism, and Asian Religions in general. I am also interested in the intersection of religion and popular culture and write about it in a blog.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Books

  • Forthcoming: Monastic Education in Bhutan: Tradition and Transformation in the 21stCentury.

Peer-Reviewed Articles

Book Reviews


COURSES I TEACH

Introduction to Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, Chinese Religions, Japanese Religions, Buddhist Meditation, Hinduism, Religion and Popular Culture, Asian Philosophy and Religion, Introduction to Eastern Religious Traditions, Theory and Methods in the Study of Religion, God(s)

IN THE MEDIA

Read even more here: https://manuclasses.wordpress.com