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Jan 14, 2020
Prof. Jiang Wu published the paperback edition of his Spreading Buddha’s Word in East Asia: The Formation and Transformation of the Chinese Buddhist Canon (New York: Columbia University Press, 2019). This book follows the making of the Chinese Buddhist canon from the fourth century to the digital...
Jan 1, 2020
Dear faculty, staff, students, and friends of the Center for Buddhist Studies, Time flies. It is again the moment to reflect on our achievement in the past year and the time to look forward to a New Year with joy and hope. In 2019, the Center for Buddhist Studies grew even stronger with robust...
Dec 21, 2019
CBS is pleased to welcome Anthony Tribe our new fellow. Dr. Anthony Tribe is an independent scholar and fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. He received his Ph.D. from Oxford University (1995), and has taught at Oxford and in the Asian Studies Program at the...
Dec 21, 2019
Dr. Alison Jameson attended the 7th Symposium on Humanistic Buddhism in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Nov. 1-3. She presented "Transcending Borders: Using Regional and Ethnographic Studies to Envision the Future of Humanistic Buddhism."   The Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Order, which was founded by the Grand Master...
Dec 21, 2019
Dear Friends of the Center for Buddhist Studies, Can we count on you to help us this year while celebrating holidays? As a friend of the Center for Buddhist Studies at the University of Arizona, you have shown that you care about keeping connected to our community. If you enjoy our lectures and...
Dec 10, 2019
SASLI is pleased to announce that our student application for 2020 is officially open! SASLI, based at the University of Wisconsin Madison, is an eight week intensive summer language program, offering courses in the following languages: Bengali, Dari, Gujarati, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali,...
Dec 8, 2019
Center for Buddhist Studies Dr. Caleb Simmons (Ph.D. in Religion, University of Florida), specializes in religion in South Asia, especially Hinduism. His research specialties span religion and state-formation in medieval and colonial India to contemporary transnational aspects of Hinduism. We are...
Dec 8, 2019
We are happy to announce that Center for Buddhist Studies faculty Dr. Takashi Miura has published his book Agents of World Renewal: The Rise of Yonaoshi Gods in Japan this year with many accolades from the academic community.  Dr. Miura received his Ph.D. (Asian Religions) from Princeton University...
Nov 30, 2019
Jinhui Wu, a PhD candidate from the Department of East Asian Studies, received the 2019-2020 College of Humanities Graduate Student Research Grant at the University of Arizona. Jinhui works on Chinese Buddhism and literature in the early modern era. The initial stage of her recent research, titled...
Nov 30, 2019
Prof. Chia-lin Pao Tao, the senior fellow of the Center for Buddhist Studies, was invited to attend the Foguangshan University Presidents Forum in Taiwan, 11/5-11/8. The major theme of the Forum is “The Responsibility of the Buddhist universities toward the World”. Participants came from 29...

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