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2022

May 6
EAS AWARD CEREMONY Celebration for Graduate Students and Graduating Seniors Come join us as we celebrate the achievements of our outstanding students.
May 6
This workshop seeks to bring together scholars from across the United States, Japan and Europe to think across conventional disciplinary boundaries toward an integrated approach to Japan’s early modern period. By taking historical, religious, literary, art historical, and a variety of other perspectives into account, we hope to create a productive forum for a new, transdisciplinary conversation... Read More
Apr 29
UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA WIND ENSEMBLE CONCERT CELEBRATING JAPANESE MUSIC & CULTURE Featuring Film Music from Studio Ghibli *See flyer for more information
Apr 14
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Join us as Dr. Lucas Bender discusses The Alienated Author: Alternate Visions of Authorship in Early Chinese Five-Syllable Poetry. Though early five-character shi 詩-poetry is a highly formulaic, often-anonymous, likely performance-oriented artform, a number of the earliest surviving poems are attributed to writers who also wrote in other genres wherein a robust concept of individual creative... Read More
Apr 1
Graduate Student Collaboration Please join us in celebrating the accomplishments of EAS graduate students. There will also be time provided for department updates and feed back. Light refreshments (pizza and drinks) provided. When: April 1, 2022 Where: LSB Courtyard Time: 11:30AM-1:30PM *This is a student retention and recruitment event.

2021

Dec 9
2021 CONFERENCEThursday, December 9, 2021 to Saturday, December 11, 2021Zoom (please register https://conferences.cbs.arizona.edu/jiangnan-symposium/ to receive zoom link to the symposium) Hosted by Center for Buddhist Studies and Department of East Asian Studies, College of Humanities, The University of ArizonaOrganized by Jiang Wu and Jennifer EichmanSponsored and Funded by Lingyin and Pu Yin... Read More
Nov 8
Through a critical examination of how the Chinese diaspora came to shape biomedicine in China and Taiwan from 1937 to 1970, my talk makes the case for a new concept of "global medicine" in understanding the multivalent flows of medical practices and ideas circulating the world that shaped Chinese East Asia in the 20th century. I will explore two case studies in my book for this presentation. The... Read More
Nov 3
  Join the University of Arizona Center for Buddhist Studies for our  Pu Yin Lecture Series Fall 2021 No. 2 [Zoom event] TRUTH IS IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER: SEDUCTIVE WRITING AND THE BIRTH OF CHAN (ZEN) BUDDHISM IN THE TANG DYNASTY Dr. Alan Cole, Independent scholar Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021 at 4:00 PM Arizona Standard Time Other time zones include: 4:00 PM (PST) (... Read More
Oct 20
Stories of transformation abound in our world—in mythology, folklore, literature and real life. Shapeshifters alter form, disguises alter appearance and journeys alter character. But over time, through telling and re-telling, stories themselves transform as well. And perspectives can shift understanding, so a hero in one land becomes a monster in another. In this presentation, explore stories of... Read More