Donald S. Lopez, Jr. (NHC Fellow, 1996–97)

Project Title

Prisoners of Shangri-la: Tibetan Buddhism and the West

University of Michigan

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Fellowship Work Summary, 1996–97

Donald S. Lopez, Jr. wrote Prisoners of Shangri-La: Tibetan Buddhism and the West, a book accepted for publication in early 1998 by the University of Chicago Press. He also gave a talk on "Does the Third Eye Blink? The Specters and Scepters of Tibetan Bud-dhism" in the National Humanities Center's public lecture series.