The following courses are online courses developed by Dr. Lewis Lancaster in collaboration with University of the West Extended Studies.
  • A study of the ways in which Buddhism has influenced American life.Starting with the first accounts of Buddhism in Europe, the course will trace those ideas as they moved into the cultural sphere of the national life in North America.The course will attempt to evaluate this history and explore the future possibilities for the assimilation of the religion into American culture and society.
    Self enrolment

  • The Spread of Buddhism to Central Asia and China: A historical exploration of Buddhism with a geographical twist

    Self enrolment