Events

November 9th, 2017
The Department of East Asian Studies welcomes Dr. David Novak of UC Santa Barbara Abstract: This talk critically examines the role of cultural arts organizations in processes of gentrification in South Osaka. In the postindustrial centers of Japan,...
October 19th, 2017
The Department of East Asian Studies welcomes Dr. Anna Shields of Princeton University Abstract: How does the literary legacy of the past get handed down for future readers? Who wrote the story of Chinese literature as it developed over the...
April 2nd, 2017 to April 6th, 2017
October 21st, 2016
The School of Geography & Development Presents: Chinese Religion From a Geographical Perspective: The Regional Religious System (RRS) Approach A talk by Dr. Jiang Wu The concept of Regional Religious System (RRS) is a new way to study the...
October 13th, 2016
Presented by Dr. Albert Welter The three refuges – the Buddha, the Dharma (Buddhist teaching), and the Sangha (Buddhist community) – mark the pivotal transformation in Buddhism and social commitment to embarking on the Buddhist path. But what does...
April 7th, 2016 to April 8th, 2016
RRS Conference Overview APRIL 7-8, 2016, TUCSON, ARIZONA THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA ORGANIZER: DEPARTMENT OF EAST ASIAN STUDIES, COH FUNDED BY CHIANG CHINGKUO FOUNDATION AND SU WUKANG EAST ASIAN RESEARCH FUND LOCATION: SILVER AND SAGE...
April 6th, 2016
Abstract: Defining Buddhist Studies has become more difficult as disciplinary structures are being questioned for relevance and accountability. Where should Buddhism be studied in a time when the literature is filled with “obituaries” of established...
March 22nd, 2016
Author of Buddhist Fasting Practice  The Nyungne Method of Thousand Armed Chenrezig, Wangchen Rinpoche was recognized as a Tulku at an early age by Dorje Chang Kalu Rinpoche, and is a lineage holder of the Kagyu Shanga-pa sect and teaches widely in...

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