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7 months ago
The Chinese language program participated in the Sixth Chinese Language and Culture Proficiency Competition at the Tucson Chinese Culture Center, September 30, 2017. The event was hosted by the Confucius Institute of the University of... Read More
8 months ago
Dr. Albert Welter has been awarded a grant by the American Council of Learned Societies for his proposal "Creating the World of Chan/ Son /Zen: Chinese Chan Buddhism and its Spread throughout East Asia." As part of the project, an... Read More
10 months ago
Dr. Wenhao Diao’s proposal for the 2017 Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad program, entitled “Education, Society, and Globalization in China: A Collaborative Teacher Training Program,” has been selected for funding by the J. William... Read More
10 months ago
Drs. Sunyoung Yang and Nathaniel Smith organized a panel called "Cyberwars and Street Politics in Korea and Japan" for the AAS-in-Asia conference in Seoul, South Korea (June 24-27). UA Asian Collection librarian Ping Situ was also in... Read More
1 year 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
1 year 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.
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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!."

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