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Oct 17, 2022
[IMPORTANT UPDATE: The location of Dr. Dachille’s lecture has been changed to Kachina Lounge, Student Union.]   Dear Friends of the Center for Buddhist Studies,   Please join us on October 31st at 4 pm in Kachina Lounge, Student Union for the next lecture of Pu Yin Lecture Series of the term!   ...
Oct 10, 2022
Dear friends and followers of UArizona Center for Buddhist Studies, We thank you for your continuous support. As a token of appreciation and a gift of gratitude, we would like to present you a free E-Book of an interview with Stephen Batchelor, a contemporary Buddhist teacher and author of several...
Oct 5, 2022
Announcement/Call for Contributors The Encyclopedia of Hangzhou Buddhist Culture   The Encyclopedia of Hangzhou Buddhist Culture, part of the Hangzhou Buddhist Culture Project at the University of Arizona, is contracted with Brill for publication in 2023.   The Encyclopedia will be the first of...
Oct 3, 2022
We are pleased to release the sixteenth issue of a monthly Chinese Buddhist Canon Research Newsletter in September 2022. The purpose of this newsletter is to present academic information about the research, collation, collection, and digitalization of Chinese Buddhist canons and scriptures. The...
Sep 30, 2022
Dr. Linjiao Zeng earned her Ph.D. degree this spring 2022 from the Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Arizona. She is currently a lecturer in the Department of English of the College of Foreign Languages at Shandong University, China.  Her doctoral dissertation, titled “Regional...
Sep 28, 2022
The Pacific Neighborhood Consortium (PNC) 2022 Best Poster Award was presented to an interdisciplinary group of scholars from the University of Arizona whose project is called “Regional Religious Systems in Hangzhou China: Illustrating the Confluence of Buddhist Geography and Culture” by Glen...
Sep 26, 2022
The Pacific Neighborhood Consortium (PNC) Annual Conference and Joint Meetings successfully concluded three days of lectures and presentations at the University of Arizona in Tucson from September 16-18, 2022. A joint venture of the University of Arizona and Academia Sinica in Taiwan, the...
Sep 21, 2022
In recent years, along with the rise of Digital Humanities and database technologies, the field of Chinese studies also underwent a digital revolution with the applications of new electronic tools in different subfields. Despite the increased funding in these digital projects, only a few achieved...
Sep 16, 2022
[IMPORTANT UPDATE: PNC 2022 Premieres delayed] The following premieres were delayed and new time will be announced shortly: 1. PNC 2022 Opening Ceremony & Keynote Speech 1 Keynote Speech 1: Friday, September 16th, 2022 || 11:15-12:00 Arizona Time @Kachina Lounge, Student Union Keynote Speaker:...
Sep 14, 2022
Topic: The Future of AI Translation of Chinese Buddhist Sources Time: Saturday, September 17th, 2022 || 15:45-17:15 Arizona Time Location: Conf. Rm S215, ENR2 Chair:  Jiang Wu (Professor, Center for Buddhist Studies, University of Arizona, USA) Presenters: 1. Jiang Wu (Professor, Center for...

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