Kyoko Selden

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.

Buddha Statue

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.

October 29    
     Jiang Wu (University of Arizona)

November 1 (in-person)
     Geethika Dharmasinghe (Ph.D. Candidate, Cornell)

November 5
Gray Tuttle (Columbia University)

November 12 (in-person)
MK Long (Ph.D. Candidate, Cornell)

December 3
James Robson (Harvard University)