9:30 am - 10:45 am
Fireside Room

Ronald Nakasone, Ph.D., will speak on “Spiritual Genealogy.” Dr. Nakasone is Senior Lecturer in Buddhist Art and Culture and member of the Core Doctoral Faculty at the Graduate Theological Union (GTU) in Berkeley. He is also on the faculty of the Stanford University Geriatric Education Center. He has published more than 100 academic books and articles on aging and spirituality; Buddhist doctrine, ethics, and aesthetics; and Okinawan studies. He is also an expert in the art of sho (Japanese calligraphy).