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2 years ago
A New History of Medieval Japanese Theater, by Dr. Noel John Pinnington, was highlighted by Springer Nature, among a selection of the most popular articles and book chapters in 2019. From the Author:    “This book traces the history of noh and...
3 years ago
    Albert Welter, Head of the Department of East Asian Studies and a core faculty of the Center for Buddhist Studies, was invited as the representative of the US scholars in the Buddhist studies to attend the 2019 China-US-Canada Buddhist Forum,...
3 years ago
In his new book, Takashi Miura, Assistant Professor in the Department of East Asian Studies, analyzes a category of Japanese divinities known as “yonaoshi gods” and their place in early modern Japan.   The expression yonaoshi is often translated as...
3 years ago
Nathaniel Smith, assistant professor of East Asian Studies, has received competitive grant funding from the Japan Foundation to spend a year in Tokyo researching the transforming Kabukicho neighborhood. Smith is one of only five U.S. scholars to...
3 years ago
The 10th annual Tucson Humanities Festival features 10 events offering thought-provoking lectures, panels, readings and films by faculty and special guests, including poet and author Sandra Cisneros.   As new ideas develop and new technologies...
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3 years ago
UA alumna Michelle Yang, a writer focusing on mental health and wellness whose work has appeared in HuffPost, HelloGiggles and Mochi Magazine, has published a new article for InStyle about Asian stereotypes. She says the piece drew on what she...
3 years ago
Two College of Humanities professors are among 27 UA employees selected to participate in the 2019-20 Academic Leadership Institute. Carine Bourget, Professor in the Department of French and Italian and Acting Director of the School of International...
3 years ago
UA College of Humanities researchers are spending four weeks this summer in China on a Fulbright-Hays grant to provide a group of K-16 educators with insights into Chinese culture, language and education. Awarded a Fulbright-Hays grant of $88,263,...
3 years ago
College of Humanities Dean Alain-Philippe Durand and Center for Buddhist Studies Director Jiang Wu signed an agreement with the Maitreya Culture & Education Foundation to create a Maitreya Library at the University of Arizona. The agreement,...
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3 years ago
A number of East Asian Studies and related UA faculty members will be heading to Denver, CO for the Association for Asian Studies annual conference. Here's what they'll be up to!   EAS faculty:  Heng Du Panel: Beyond Citation: Perspectives on Early...
3 years ago
The Center for Digital Humanities has selected six faculty research projects for development awards. The projects will  combine research in a humanities discipline with cutting-edge technology, like data visualization, digital storytelling, motion...
3 years ago
The Chinese Language program held a party on Feb. 15 to celebrate the Year of the Pig. More than 100 students from Chinese language classes, TAs and instructors participated in the event. Students enjoyed a variety of activities in the LSB courtyard...

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