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2019

Nov 15
We invite you to join us on Friday, November 15th for a public symposium, Interdisciplinary Edo, New Perspectives on Early Modern Japan. This event brings together emerging scholars from across the United States, Japan, and the U.K. to think beyond...
Nov 2
The College of Humanities invites you to celebrate the University of Arizona's 105th Homecoming.  Join us for our annual Young Alumni Brunch (with a mimosa bar!) while we enjoy remarks from our Alumna of the Year, Dana Vandersip (B.A. in Russian,...
Nov 1
The College of Humanities invites you to celebrate the University of Arizona's 105th Homecoming. Mingle with fellow Humanities alumni at our twilight rooftop mixer and meet Humanities faculty, friends and the 2019 COH Alumna of the Year, Dana...
Oct 22
Michael Puett, Harvard University 7PM @ UA Poetry Center 1508 E. Helen St. Visions of human flourishing that developed in classical China are among the most complex in world philosophy. Focusing on the inter-relations between anthropology, history,...
Apr 18
James A. Millward, Georgetwon Uniniversity James Millward is Professor of Intersocietal History at the Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University. He is an internationally recognized commentator on issues regarding ethnic policies in...
Apr 17
James A. Millward, Georgetown University James Millward is Professor of Intersocietal History at the Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University. He is an internationally recognized commentator on issues regarding ethnic policies in China...
Apr 16
Keenly aware of living in a small archipelago on the easternmost periphery of the Asian continent, premodern Japanese Buddhist thinkers struggled to define their own place vis-à-vis the great Buddhist countries of India and China. Alternative...
Apr 11
In 1654, the Chinese Linji ( Jp. Rinzai) Chan master Yinyuan Longqi ( Jp. Ingen Ryūki; 1592-1684) left his exalted position as abbot of the historic Buddhist monastery of Wanfusi on Mount Huangpo in the southern Chinese province of Fujian and made...
Apr 4
In this lecture, I will examine the materiality of the Great Stupa at Sanchi in order to show how the imagery of the stupa articulates a rhetoric of dynamic Buddhist life and thought. Particularly, I will demonstrate that the imagery displayed on...