Hugh Curran slide show: Deep Ecology
Hugh Curran will present a slide show and talk on the subject of Deep Ecology.
Curran was born in Donegal, Ireland in a Gaelic speaking family. He lived for five years as a Zen monastic and as an assistant to Philip Kapleau, the author of The Three Pillars of Zen. After an extensive pilgrimage to India and Japan, Curran moved to Maine and did graduate studies in Irish Literature at the University of Maine. He is a founding member of the Morgan Bay Zendo where he is on the board of directors and guides retreats. He also founded the Friends of Morgan Bay which oversees five nature preserves. Curran is a lecturer in the Peace and Reconciliation Studies Program at the University of Maine where he teaches courses on: “Buddhism, Peace and Contemplative Tradition”; “Ecology and Spirituality”; and “Nonviolence.” His publications include a student text: “Excerpts from Classical and Modern Writers on Nonviolence.”