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University of Oregon Confucius Institute for Global Chinese Studies hosts a talk by Ann Wetherell on an unpublished hand scroll of Buddhist luohans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.