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2 months ago
Dr. Stephen F. Teiser presented a talk, "Sickness in Chinese Buddhism: Perspectives from Art and Ritual," at the University of Arizona on December 5, 2016.  Abstract: Canonical Buddhist texts proclaim that sickness is one of the four signs... Read More
2 months ago
Congratulations to JPN 202 student Allie Mast, who won the 3rd place at The Twenty-Eighth Annual Arizona Japanese Speech Contest. The contest was at held at Saguaro High School Auditorium on April 9, 2017.
2 months ago
In December 2016, Professor Hai Ren was invited by Redtown, an organization based in Shanghai, to give a public speech on the topic "socially engaged art and urban renewal” at a creative city festival in the City of Chongqing, China.... Read More
2 months ago
Our own Dr. Rae Erin Dachille was featured in the Daily Wildcat! Dr. Dachille invited a group of Tibetan Buddhist monks to campus to create a sand mandala. The mandala, which symbolizes impermanence, is to be washed away once it is... Read More
3 months ago
The Department of East Asian Studies will be well-represented at this year's Association for Asian Studies annual conference in Toronto, with several faculty members and graduate students presenting papers: Barbara Greene: The Embodiment... Read More
7 months ago
How can films create communities and help us understand history? Dr. Nathaniel Smith of East Asian Studies discussed these questions with UA News after an on-campus showing of the film "Tora! Tora! Tora!."
8 months ago
As part of the Tucson Humanities Festival, Dr. Albert Welter will present a talk titled "Buddhist Escapes: Caught Between Two Worlds." It is to be held on October 13 at 4:30pm, in the UA Poetry Center's Dorothy Rubel Room (Helen S.... Read More
8 months ago
Dr. Kenneth Lieberthal of the Brookings Institution will be presenting a talk called "Where are the United States and China Headed?" as part of the China Town Hall series. It will be held on Tuesday, October 18, 5:00-6:00pm, in 101 Saguaro... Read More
10 months ago
Hsuan-ying Liu, our most recent PhD awardee, has accepted a Chinese teaching position at the University of North Dakota. She will be responsible for the entire Chinese program at UND. Hsuan-ying completed her dissertation entitled Coming... Read More
10 months ago
Dr. David Pietz was recently awarded the 2016 Cecil B. Currey Book Award from the Association of Global South Studies for his book The Yellow River: The Problem of Water in Modern China. The Association of Global South Studies is the... Read More

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