Young, Stuart

Bucknell University

  • May 28–June 1, 2018. Ghent University

Dr. Stuart Young obtained his Ph.D. in Religious Studies in 2008 at the University of Princeton. He is associate professor at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. His impressive work on material culture in medieval China and its links to Buddhism has attracted the attention of the academic world.

As a visiting scholar at Ghent University, he was a featured lecturer of Doctoral school on “Buddhism and Medieval Chinese Silk Culture”. A video of his lecture titled, “The Fabric of Monasticism: Buddhism in the Silk Cultures of Medieval China” can be viewed on YouTube.