Zhao offers a quick history of China's foreign policy since 1949 and then offers a provocative assessment of it today.
Guardians of the Dharma, or of the Empire?: the Nine Luohans by Zhou Xun (1649-1729)
University of Oregon Confucius Institute for Global Chinese Studies hosts a talk by Ann Wetherell on an unpublished hand scroll of Buddhist luohans
Architectural Versus Improvisational Thinking: Hut/Tent-Building Practices of Tibetan Buddhist Nuns in Post-Mao China
University of Michigan Center for Chinese Studies hosts a talk by Yasmin Ho on the implications of Buddhist monks' hut-building practices in the Post-Mao era.
The Power of “No” in Buddhist China: Refusal and Achievement in the Lives of the Monk-Artists Kuncan (1612-ca. 1675) and Hongyi (1880-1942)
University of Michigan Center for Chinese Studies hosts a talk with Raoul Birnbaum on the importance of two Buddhist monks and the importance of refusal
Journey To Dunhuang: Buddhist Art Of The Silk Road Caves
The Seattle Art Museum presents an exhibition of art inspired by the cave art along the Silk Road at Dunhuang in remote Western China.
Gateway to Himalayan Art and The Tibetan Shrine Room
The Rubin Museum of Art presents an exhibition showcasing Himalayan art and Hindu works.
Elephants Without Number
Elephants are more than just the massive, captivating creatures we admire in zoos and photographs.
Performing Mind, Writing Meditation: Dogen's Fukanzazengi as Zen Calligraphy
Indiana University's East Asian Studies Center presents a talk by Charlotte Eubanks on a manuscript by Zen Master Dogen.
Tibetan Treasures: Spiritual and Material Riches
The Asian Art Society of the Indianapolis Museum of Art is sponsoring a talk on Tibetan art.
U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai: Openness, inclusion and fairness essential at home and as principles in dealing with China
Resilience, inclusion and communication central in her remarks
The Dragon Roars Back – Mao, Deng and Xi Jinping and China’s evolving relations with the world - Zhao Suisheng 赵穗生, University of Denver
Join us for a book talk with Suisheng Zhao on how Mao Zedong, Deng Xiaoping, and Xi Jinping each conceived and executed radically different approaches to China's relations with others.