New and Highlighted Courses for Spring 2022
Ph.D. Alumnus Awarded ACLS Fellowship
New Global Asia Studies minor expands study options for undergrads
University Land Acknowledgement Statement
2020-2021 Student Awards - Department of Asian Studies
Diversity Research Grants Program Awardees
Four A&S faculty honored with endowed professorships
Book: Thai poet uses Buddhist principles to “re-enchant” the modern world
Raven Schwam-Curtis: 'All of my classes have challenged me to think deeply'
Islam and Asia: A History. A Chats in the Stacks book talk with Chiara Formichi
Pick a Destination
We are happy to announce the winners of the Kyoko Selden Memorial Translation Prize for 2021.
Excerpts from Shōkenkō 蕉堅稿: The Selected Poems of Zekkai Chūshin 絶海中津 (1336-1405)
Written by Zekkai Chūshin (1336-1405).
Translated by Paul Atkins. Paul Atkins is Professor of Japanese, Department of Asian Languages and Literature, University of Washington,
A Dosimeter on the Narrow Road to Oku (線量計と奥の細道, 2018)
Written by Durian Sukegawa (ドリアン助川).
Translated by Alison Watts. Alison Watts is a freelance literary translator living in Tōkai-mura, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan.
Society for Buddhist Studies Lecture Series - Fall 2021
The lectures will be on zoom (except the ones indicated as in-person) and are open to all. To register, visit "Talk Series" on SBS's event listings.
Jiang Wu (University of Arizona)
November 1 (in-person)
Geethika Dharmasinghe (Ph.D. Candidate, Cornell)
Gray Tuttle (Columbia University)
November 12 (in-person)
MK Long (Ph.D. Candidate, Cornell)
James Robson (Harvard University)