China Institute presents a talk by Prof. Linlin Chao, guest professor at Peking University and former chair of Department of Philosophy, Soo Chow University, Taiwan, offering her interpretations of the classics.
China Institute welcomes a delegation of stunning Martial Arts Masters from China for an all-ages performance featuring seven distinct forms of martial arts including Chin Wu, Northwest Boxing, Taichi, Huaquan, Whip Boxing, Eagle Claw, and Bagua Zhang.
The Center for Buddhist Studies at Stanford presents Wendi L. Adamek as she examines tathagatagarbha-related texts used in sites in 6th-7th century North China or written by figures active in that milieu.
Asia Society hosts a keynote address by scholar Regina Krahl on the eve of a daylong symposium co-organized with Columbia University. This landmark symposium represents the first academic gathering in the United States to present a comprehensive review of the cargo of the Belitung shipwreck and the maritime trade routes of the ninth century with a view to broadening the understanding of the profound cultural significance of the find.
This symposium proposes to survey the state of scholarship and discuss the future directions in both museological and art-historical studies. The symposium organizers aspire to bridge the established studies of modernist art history and the newly evolving contemporary art history while casting a wider geographical net beyond East Asia.
China Institute presents a professional development workshop on the significance of the Han Dynasty in Chinese history and culture through a close examination of some key issues and documents.
The Institute for Chinese Studies presents the "China in Transition" Lecture Series with Yu-Yin Cheng, Professor of History and International Studies at Marymount Manhattan College.
The conference will feature up to sixteen student presentations of original research on any aspect of premodern (technically, beginnings to 1911) Chinese humanistic culture, drawing on but not limited to the traditional disciplines of history, literature, religion, art, social sciences, and thought.