Andrew Dade

PhD Student

Fields of Study

Areas of Interest

  • Anthropology of Buddhism
  • Sound Studies


Andrew is a doctoral student in the Department for Study of Religion and the Collaborative Program in South Asian Studies. He is interested in the work of sound, silence, and recitation for Buddhist traditions, in particular, and many other traditions, comparatively. His ethnographic research centers recitations of the Pali canon in Myanmar (Burma) where the Abhidhamma, a Buddhist phenomenological treatise, receives considerable lay and monastic attention.