Sep 22, 2017

Congratulations to Professor Albert Welter, one of the core faculties in Center for Buddhist Studies, was granted 2017 ACLS funding for the international conference entitled "Creating the World of Chan/Son/Zen: Chinese Chan Buddhism and its Spread throughout East Asia" in the forthcoming March...

Sep 13, 2017

The University of Arizona's new Center for Buddhist Studies will create a research hub to explore the religious, intellectual, social, cultural and textual traditions of the world’s fourth-largest faith.

With Buddhist traditions...

Sep 8, 2017

The Center for Buddhist Studies is happy to co-sponsor a talk on Zen and poetry and a meditation workshop led by the Awarding-winning poet and Zen teacher Henry Shukman from Sept. 8-10 on campus. During his stay, Dr. Jiang Wu gave Henry Shukman a tour of the new center and presented to him ...

Aug 8, 2017

Director Jiang Wu visited Tzu Chi University of Science and Technology (TCUST) in Hualien, Taiwan on June 13, 2017 and discussed possible collaboration on the Service Learning, Humanities and Transcultural Program with President Wen-Jui Ho, Director for Office of International and Cross-Strait...

Aug 7, 2017

Director Jiang Wu visited the Taiwan Sheng Yen Education Foundation in March 8, 2017 and made a presentation to its Board of Directors about the founding of the Center for Buddhist Studies at the University of Arizona. Dr. Wu presented the university pennant to the president of the board Mr. Cai...

Aug 7, 2017

The Center for Buddhist Studies has recently become an institutional partner of the Canadian SSHRC project “From the Ground Up: Buddhism and East Asian Religions” led by the Department of Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia. The Center will support the research clusters of this...

Aug 7, 2017

Director Jiang Wu was invited to attend the first international conference on Research of Modern East Asian Buddhist Texts at Fo Guang University on June 9, 2017 and presented a paper on the rare Buddhist texts preserved in the Bunkaden Archive at Manpukuji, Kyoto, Japan.

Aug 7, 2017

Director Jiang Wu joined a research tour organized by University of British Columbia and led by Prof. George Keyworth to examine the rare manuscript edition of the Japanese Buddhist canon in Kyoto from May 29 to June 8.

Aug 7, 2017

Between May 19 and 28, 2017, Prof. Albert Welter led a group of graduate students from Department of East Asian Studies to visit and study Buddhist monasteries in Hangzhou, China in collaboration with Zhejiang University and Lingyin Temple.