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Aug 30, 2019
CBS is pleased to welcome Dr. Robert Gordon as our new fellow.Dr. Robert Edward Gordon (link) is an Assistant Professor at the Fred Fox School of Music in the College of Fine Arts. He received his Ph.D degree from Department of Art History at the University of Arizona in 2015 with a dissertation...
Aug 28, 2019
CBS is pleased to welcome Hannah Greeneas our new fellow. Ms. Hannah Greene is a communications professional with a background in community organizing and government service. She received a B.A. in History from Yale, where she studied European cultural history and wrote an award-winning senior...
Aug 27, 2019
The Center for Buddhist Studies is glad to announce the second lecture of the Lingyin Buddhist Studies Lecture Series in 2019 fall at the U of A. Venerable Hui Dong, the Abbot of Fo Guang Shan Hsi Lai Temple, is scheduled to present. The lecture is free and open to the public. Title: HOW TO DEAL...
Aug 26, 2019
Welcome back, Wildcats and friends! We hope you all are well and ready for the new semester. Heartfelt thanks to all of you who supported us in the past. For starters, we would like to kick off this new semester by announcing the fall schedule of our Lingyin Buddhist Studies Lecture Series. All...
Aug 11, 2019
From July 1st to the 7th, members of the CBS participated in a collaborative program on "The History of Buddhist Ideology and Social Life" sponsored and organized by the Institute for Ethics and Religious Studies (IERS) at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.  The program was also jointly...
Jul 4, 2019
The famous Chan Buddhist Temple Liuzu in Guangdong Province has opened opportunities for Chan Buddhist education this summer.   Abbot, Master Shi Dayuan, has published nearly 200 books on a variety of important topics regarding Chan Buddhism in China. He hopes to open meditation centers all around...
Jun 12, 2019
In the Spring of 2019, the UA College of Humanities distinguished director of the Center for Buddhist Studies Jiang Wu with a project development award.  Professor Wu’s advancements in Buddhist Geographical Information System (BGIS) and Regional Religious System (RRS)is being developed to store,...
Jun 7, 2019
In the spring of 2019, the UA College of Humanities entered an academic partnership with the Hangzhou Buddhist Academy in Hangzhou, China. An official partnership was signed by College of Humanities Dean Alain-Phillippe Durand and the President of the Hangzhou Buddhist Academy in April. This...
Jun 7, 2019
In a recent essay competition on the topic of Buddhist compassion organized by the Maitreya Culture and Education Foundation in Hong Kong for university students and faculty worldwide, four UA students were selected for awards. Among them, Liu Yi (PHD student, East Asian Studies)and Rob Lisak (...
May 11, 2019
Much has been happening at the Center for Buddhist Studies!     On May 2nd, Dr. John Kieschnick of Stanford University was our speaker for the Inaugural presentation of the Lingyin Buddhist Studies Lecture series and he gave a great presentation on his topic: The Literal and Metaphorical Demons in...

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