Tag Archives: religion

Book Announcement: Imagination and Narrative: Lexical and Cultural Translation in Buddhist Asia

Via University of Washington Press. Imagination and Narrative: Lexical and Cultural Translation in Buddhist Asia EDITED BY PETER SKILLING AND JUSTIN THOMAS MCDANIEL $32.50S PAPERBACK (9786162151354) hardcover not available PUBLISHED: October 2017 SUBJECT LISTING: Asian Studies BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: 308 pp., … Continue reading

Posted in announcements, culture | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Announcement: The Global Repositioning of Japanese Religions: An Integrated Approach

The Global Repositioning of Japanese Religions: An Integrated Approach Ugo Dessi (Routledge 2017) https://www.routledge.com/The-Global-Repositioning-of-Japanese-Religions-An-integrated-approach/Dessi/p/book/9781138099869 The Global Repositioning of Japanese Religions: An Integrated Approach explores how Japanese religions respond to the relativizing effects of globalization, thereby repositioning themselves as global players. … Continue reading

Posted in announcements, culture | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Announcement: Right Thoughts at the Last Moment: Buddhism and Deathbed Practices in Early Medieval Japan

Jacqueline I. Stone University of Hawai`i Press 616pp. November 2016 Cloth – Price: $68.00ISBN: 978-0-8248-5643-4 http://www.uhpress.hawaii.edu/p-9704-9780824856434.aspx Description Buddhists across Asia have often aspired to die with a clear and focused mind, as the historical Buddha himself is said to have done. This book … Continue reading

Posted in announcements, culture | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Workshop: Berkeley Buddhist Studies Workshop

The Centers for Japanese Studies and Buddhist Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, together with Ōtani University and Ryūkoku University in Kyoto announce a workshop under the supervision of Mark Blum that will focus on critically examining premodern and … Continue reading

Posted in announcements, conferences, graduate school | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Call for Papers: Structure and Subordination: Law, Science, and Religion in East Asia

April 22nd, 2017 at the University of Pennsylvania  The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Pennsylvania presents its first annual graduate student conference: Structure and Subordination: Law, Science, and Religion in East Asia. This one-day conference provides a forum … Continue reading

Posted in announcements, conferences, graduate school | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Announcement: In Search of the Way Thought and Religion in Early-Modern Japan, 1582-1860

In Search of the Way: Thought and Religion in Early-Modern Japan, 1582-1860 Richard Bowring In Search of the Way is a history of intellectual and religious developments in Japan during the Tokugawa period, covering the years 1582-1860. It begins with … Continue reading

Posted in announcements, culture | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Funding: Carmen Blacker Research Fellowship

Applications are invited for the Carmen Blacker Research Fellowship tenable at Peterhouse for three years from Easter 2017 or as soon as practicable thereafter.  The Fellowship has been made possible by the generous bequest of the distinguished Japanese scholar Carmen … Continue reading

Posted in announcements, funding, graduate school | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment