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1 year 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 international...
1 year 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 Fulbright...
1 year 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 attendance. Dr...
2 years 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 of...
2 years 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 years 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. Aiming at...
2 years 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 completed.
2 years 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 of Horror:...
2 years 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!."
2 years 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. Schaefer Building...
2 years 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 Hall....
2 years 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 of Age...

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