A food safety factory shutdown has Americans hunting for baby formula. Readying themselves for a covid-19 lockdown, Chinese in Beijing emptied store shelves. Emerging from lockdown, some in Shanghai are visiting well-provisioned markets. U.S.-China agricultural trade is booming, but many are still being left hungry. Food security, sustainability and safety remain issues.
The Buddhist Wheel of Rebirth in China and Elsewhere
As part of the Distinguished Lecture Series in Chinese Culture, the Confucius Institute of Rutgers University features a talk by Dr. Stephen F. Teiser.
Stephen F. Teiser (Ph.D., Princeton University) is D. T. Suzuki Professor in Buddhist Studies and Professor of Religion in the Department of Religion at Princeton University. He specializes in the study of Buddhism and Chinese religions. His latest book, co-edited with Jacqueline I. Stone, is Readings of the Lotus Sutra, published by Columbia University Press (2009). His current research focuses on Chinese Buddhist practice and medieval liturgical manuscripts.