The Legacy of F. Bailey Vanderhoef's Journey to Western Tibet 1938
Lecture led by Jose Ignacio Cabez³n.
When: Sunday, May 18, 2008, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where: S.B. Museum of Art, 1130 State St., Santa Barbara
Cost: $5 - $7
Age limit: All ages
Jose Ignacio Cabez³n, XIV Dalai Lama Professor of Tibetan Buddhism and Cultural Studies in the Religious Studies Department, will present an illustrated lecture on F. Bailey Vanderhoef's journey to Tibet in 1938 through the explorer's writings and photographs. On the occasion of the exhibition, A Tibet Expedition 1938: Selected Gifts from Two Explorers, Professor Cabez³n made possible the online publication of Vanderhoef's memoir, A Glimpse of Another World: A Journey Through Western Tibet (1938), a vivid record of one young American's impression of the peoples, cultures and landscapes of Tibet and the Himalayas at a specific time in history. Co-sponsored by the Museum's Friends of Asian Art.
Event posted April 21, 2008
Last updated Jan. 11, 2010