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May 30, 2020
Lu Zhang is Ph. D candidate from the Department of East Asian Studies. Her dissertation project, titled “Presenting the Buddha: The ’Sages and Worthies as Incarnations (of Buddhas and Bodhisattvas)’ in Chan Historiographies in Song China,” was awarded a fellowship for graduate students by Chung-Hwa...
May 18, 2020
We are excited to announce the launch of our strategic plan, designed to promote academic research on the Buddhist tradition and its related religious, intellectual, social, cultural, and artistic aspects in all geographical regions in the world. The Center aims to become recognized regionally,...
May 18, 2020
Thanks to the generous support of Lingyin Temple in Hangzhou, China, the Center for Buddhist Studies at the University of Arizona establishes Lingyin Buddhist Studies Best Graduate Research Paper Award. The award is for graduate students who demonstrate superb research abilities through writing and...
May 18, 2020
Linjiao Zeng, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Arizona, wins the 2020 Khyentse Foundation Student Award. She is currently a lecturer in the Department of English of the College of Foreign Languages at Shandong University, China and finishing her thesis...
May 12, 2020
The Center for Buddhist Studies and the Department of East Asian Studies have been selected by the Khyentse Foundation Academic Development Committee for their Doctoral Student Financial Support program. The award will be for 4 years, $25,000 USD each year to support one or more students. The...
May 11, 2020
Thanks to the generous support of Lingyin Temple in Hangzhou, China, the Center for Buddhist Studies at the University of Arizona establishes two graduate studies fellowships, each worth $10,000, to support two qualified Ph.D. students, to complete a major project towards the completion of their...
May 9, 2020
Thanks to the generous support of Lingyin Temple in Hangzhou, China, the Center for Buddhist Studies at the University of Arizona establishes two graduate studies fellowships, each worth $10,000, to support two qualified Ph.D. students, to complete a major project towards the completion of their...
May 6, 2020
The Center for Buddhist Studies is glad to post an interview that we conducted with Professor Raoul Birnbaum, Emeritus at the University of California, Santa Cruz. His research has concentrated on three great themes in the history of Chinese Buddhist life: the major deity cults, visions of the...
May 6, 2020
The Center for Buddhist Studies is glad to post an interview that we conducted with Professor Raoul Birnbaum, Emeritus at the University of California, Santa Cruz. His research has concentrated on three great themes in the history of Chinese Buddhist life: the major deity cults, visions of the...
May 2, 2020
Jinhui Wu is a PhD candidate and research assistant from the Department of East Asian Studies. Her proposal, titled: “Chinese Buddhist Cosmology and Cosmography in Early Modern China— A Full Translation of the Fajie anli tu,” submitted to the National Center for Interpretation (NCI) Graduate...

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