This past Monday, the Wallace All Faiths Chapel hosted a lecture by the Venerable Tenzin Priyadarshi. Director of The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he also serves as the Buddhist Chaplain at MIT. The event was titled “Transforming the Inner and the Outer: Conversations on Sustainable Spirituality” and was sponsored by the Department of Religious Studies. In recognition of this event, the Leatherby Libraries created a display case on the first floor highlighting books on Buddhism from the Doy and Dee Henley Library of Social Sciences. These selected few are available for circulation and just a sample of the library’s coverage on the subject.
Ordinarily at this time in the semester, we’d be opening up the Leatherby Libraries for 24-hour services for students studying for finals, and there would be tables with cookies on each floor. Because we’re all still studying and working from home right now, we’ve found a different way to show how much the Leatherby Libraries
This summer is already looking very different from the summers of other years. Whether you’re missing a great vacation adventure that’s been cancelled due to the pandemic, or missing participating in the Leatherby Libraries Community of Readers, diving into some summer reading can be a great way to go on an adventure of the mind,