Memorial to be held for Buddhist Scholar and LCA Alumni James Blumenthal


James Blumenthal, an associate professor in the School of History, Philosophy and Religion, died Oct. 8 from complications after a long struggle with cancer. He was 47.

Blumenthal received his PhD in 1999 in the Department of South Asian Studies at UW-Madison under the direction of Geshe Sopa and Professor David Knipe. Jim was an Associate Professor of Philosophy at Oregon State University. A gathering of his friends will come together in Madison during the Annual Conference on South Asia, to share their memories of Jim. Please join and share the date and time with others who may want to be a part of this memorial:

Jim Blumenthal Memorial Gathering
Friday, October 17th, 2014
Wisconsin Ballroom (2nd floor),
Madison Concourse Hotel
1 W. Dayton Street, Madison WI

More information about James’ life and his career can be found on theĀ Oregon State website.

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