Michael Wood

Michael Wood is a writer, translator, and professor of World Languages and Cultures. His doctoral training is in early modern Japanese literary and visual culture and he has published poetry, interviews, and other shorter works. Living between Japan and the US for the past 25 years, he has taught at many universities and serves as the Director of the Japanese Studies Program at Chapman University.

Upcoming Programs by Michael Wood

Practicing Simplicity: An Introduction to Zen Practice

Also Katharine Kaufman

March 1–3, 2019

Settle into your own nature by simply sitting. The emphasis during this weekend retreat will be the practice of “zazen”, sitting meditation. In the style of Zen Sesshin, we will rise early and bring every aspect of our day into our practice, including walking meditation, and afternoon chores. We will introduce the practices of silence […]