The Making of Tibetan Identity in the Tibetan Diaspora: The Case of the Nechung Oracle

On Friday, April 16, at 3:10 p.m., join Tibetan student and speaker Pema Choedon for her virtual talk on “The Making of Tibetan Identity in the Tibetan Diaspora: The Case of the Nechung Oracle.” Sponsored by the Asian Studies Program, and with support from the Religious Studies Department, Pema Choedon will discuss the cultural markers and changes that have helped establish Tibetan Identity in diaspora, looking specifically at the significance of the Nechung Oracle. This figure is a human medium who becomes possessed by a major god that protects and advises the Dalai Lama and his Government-in-Exile.   Cultural Credit is available. Please use the link listed below to join the talk.

https://stetson-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYqceisrjouGt3C-1tprfqskjX2cJh0aKMV   and Passcode: asia200s

You will be asked to enter your name and Stetson University ID number to receive Cultural Credit and join the lecture.

Please contact Dr. Christopher Bell at cbell@stetson.edu if you have any questions regarding the lecture.