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Sep 18, 2018
The College of Humanities website published an article about the award of Tianzhu Book Prize for Excellence in Chan Studies to Director Jiang Wu in Center for Buddhist Studies. Congratulations to Director Jiang Wu!   The whole report is narrated as follows:   Jiang Wu, director of the UA’s Center...
Sep 11, 2018
CALL FOR PAPERS> Hangzhou Buddhist Culture Project, Hangzhou, May 17-18, 2019 (Albert Welter, University of Arizona) by Albert Welter The Hangzhou Buddhist Culture Project is an ambitious effort to reformulate the history of East Asian Buddhism from a thoroughly East Asian perspective. The...
Sep 4, 2018
Maitreya Culture and Education Foundation in Hong Kong sincerely invites you to participate in the “Compassion” Articles Contest for Celebration of 70th Anniversary of the People’s Republic of China, the 100th Anniversary of May Fourth Movement, and the 10th Anniversary of the establishment of...
Aug 27, 2018
The University of Arizona offers multiple courses on Buddhist Studies for undergraduate and graduate students in 2018 fall.  Select the courses on Buddhism if you are interested.                                                                              2018 Fall Buddhist Courses offered at...
Aug 23, 2018
Dr. Waifang Xu, a professor in the School of Urban Culture at South China Normal University, joined the Center for Buddhist Studies as a visiting scholar in the academic year 2018 to 2019. Prof. Xu received his PhD degree of Chinese classical literature from Fudan University in China in 2003. His...
Aug 22, 2018
Full/Associate/Assistant Professor in Philosophy and Religious Studies Chinese or Asian Philosophies and Religions (Reference No.:FAH/RS/FAAP/08/2018) Academic Position       The University of Macau (UM) is the flagship public university in Macao, which gives it a unique advantage in pursuing the...
Jul 27, 2018
Dr. Jiang Wu, Director of the Center for Buddhist Studies at the University of Arizona, won the inaugural Tianzhu Book Prize for Excellence in Chan Studies for his book "Leaving for the Rising Sun: Chinese Zen Master Yinyuan and the Authenticity Crisis in Early Modern East Asia."   Published in...
Jul 16, 2018
A new course on religious theories and methods provided by Dr. Rae Dachille is recommended for Buddhist studies graduate students in fall 2018. The following is the course information: RELI 550: Graduate Readings in Theories and Methods for the Study of Religion Instructor: Dr. Rae Dachille Time...
Jun 13, 2018
Director Jiang Wu is invited to give a lecture on ”Preliminary Investigations on the Buddhist Sources about Modern East Asian Buddhism Preserved in Bunkaten at Manpukuji, Ōbakusan, Uji, Japan” in Department of Philosophy at Wuhan University in China on June 16, 2018.   For the details of the...
Jun 13, 2018
Director Jiang Wu is invited to the International Conference “China in Time and Space: G. William Skinner’s Ideas Going Forward” held at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology on June 20-23, 2018. Director Wu will present a paper titled “On the non-Hierarchical Nature of Regional Religious...

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