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Apr 5, 2021
Dr. Caleb Simmons is an Associate Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Arizona. He received his Ph.D. in Religion from the University of Florida and specializes in religion in South Asia, especially Hinduism. His research specialties span religion and state-...
Mar 29, 2021
UACBS Published the Third Issue of Chinese Buddhist Canon Research Newsletter We are pleased to release the second issue of a monthly Chinese Buddhist Canon Research Newsletter in February 2021. The purpose of this newsletter is to present academic information about the research, collation,...
Mar 23, 2021
Due to COVID-19, previously planned field visits are rescheduled to 2022. The FROGBEAR project will continue to adjust as needed, particularly given that travel restrictions may change at any time. However, the project will tentatively confirm available trips by late 2021 should the restrictions...
Mar 23, 2021
Imagining the Buddha: Images of Buddhism in Asia and the West Course Number: RELI 240 / EAS 240 Instructor: Dr. Rae Dachille In-Person Course Fall 2021: Tu/Th 3:30-4:45pm What role do images play in the history, theory, and practice of Buddhism in Asia as well as in cultural encounters between...
Mar 23, 2021
North American Buddhism: Transmission, Translation, and Transformation Course Number: RELI 330 Instructor: Dr. Alison Jameson Meeting time Fall 2021 Live Online: Tu/Th 12:30-1:45 Just what is "American" Buddhism - and how does it differ from Asian Buddhism? Learn of the rich diversity among...
Mar 23, 2021
We are pleased to announce that our Center Director Dr. Jiang Wu and collaborator Dr. Philip Stoker, Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture and Planning, recently received a College of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape Architecture (CAPLA) Grassroots Seed Grant. Their project,...
Mar 17, 2021
UACBS Published the Second Community Wellness Digest Welcome to the Center for Buddhist Studies Community Wellness Digest! In this monthly email, we will share wisdom from Buddhist teachings you can use in your daily life, wellness tips, and information about university and community events. We...
Mar 17, 2021
UACBS Published the Second Issue of Chinese Buddhist Canon Research Newsletter We are pleased to release the second issue of a monthly Chinese Buddhist Canon Research Newsletter in February 2021. The purpose of this newsletter is to present academic information about the research, collation,...
Mar 15, 2021
Join the University of Arizona Center for Buddhist Studies for our Pu Yin Lecture Spring 2021 Co-sponsored by the Pu Yin Education Center, China  BUDDHISM AND PROTEST IN EARLY MODERN JAPAN: BUDDHIST PRIESTS AS ARBITERS OF CONFLICTS IN LOCAL COMMUNITIES  Takashi Miura, Associate Professor,...
Mar 11, 2021
Graduate Course: Theories and Methods for the Study of Religion Course Number: RELI 550 Graduate Readings in Theories and Methods for the Study of Religion Instructor: Dr. Rae Dachille Meeting time Fall 2021: Tu/Th 2-3:15 The course provides graduate training in the theories and methods of...

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