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Eugene Eung-Chun Park (SFTS) to Mentor Scholars in Hong Kong

Eugene Eung-Chun ParkDr. Eugene Eung-Chun Park, Dana and Dave Dornsife Professor of New Testament at San Francisco Theological Seminary, will be heading to Hong Kong this month for his third year as a mentor to young scholars through the Institute for Advanced Study in Asian Cultures and Theologies (IASACT). He will spend 6 weeks helping scholars refine and publish articles on a variety of topics in humanities and social sciences in the Asian Context.

Sophia Park, S.N.J.M. (Ph.D. '08) first to receive Irene Woodward Professorship in Arts and Humanities at Holy Names

Jung Eun Sophia ParkJung Eun "Sophia" Park, S.N.J.M. (Ph.D. '08) was recently awarded the first endowed academic position at Holy Names University in Oakland, the Irene Woodward Endowed Professorship in Arts and Humanities. Park is assistant professor of Religious Studies and Philosophy.

Jesus and Confucius on Virtue: Bridging Christian and Confucian Ethics

Tuesday, May 1, 2012 - 7:00pm

Confucian Ethics enjoys growing interest in the Western World. Dr. Chan, S.J. will explore strong evidence for a rich comparative dialogue between Christian and Confucian Ethics. Click here for more information.

Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University, 1735 Le Roy Avenue, Berkeley

Earth, Tsunami, and Nuclear Crisis in Japan: How Japanese religious communities are reaching out to the suffered

Thursday, April 19, 2012 - 12:00pm

Asia Project Green Tea Conversation

Bring your lunch and join us for a conversation with Dr. Chizuko Saito about how Japanese religious communities are helping to heal victims of the tsunami. Tea will be provided.

Dr. Saito received her Ph.D. from the GTU and is currently an associate professor at Doshisha Women’s College of Liberal Arts in Kyoto, Japan.

2013 Intersession Courses in Islamic Studies: The Qur'an, Sunnah, and Islamic Law; Islam in Central Asia

The Center for Islamic Studies will be offering the following courses during Intersession 2013:

The Qur’an, Sunnah, and Islamic Law
Dr. Hatem Bazian
Jan 7-18, 2013
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Islam in Central Asia
Dr. Ahmed Zildzic
Jan 21-31, 2013
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2013 Annual Institute of Buddhist Studies Graduate Student Symposium

Saturday, April 13, 2013 (All day)

Buddhist Ritual, Buddhist Culture

Keynote speaker Dr. Justin McDaniel, University of Pennsylvania

Institute of Buddhist Studies, 2140 Durant Avenue, Berkeley

LISTEN: American Muslims Redefining Religion and Identity

October 18, 2012

Asia Project Green Tea Conversation - American Muslims Redefining Religion and Identity: A Critical Discourse Analysis on 9/11 Uproar

Green Tea Conversation - Korean Buddhist Nuns and Laywomen: Hidden Histories, Enduring Vitality

Thursday, November 8, 2012 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Asia Project and KSA (Korean Student Association) will co-host a Green Tea Conversation inviting a Korean Buddhist scholar, Dr. Eunsu Cho. Dr. Cho will present with the topic of "Korean Buddhist Nuns and Laywomen: hidden histories, enduring vitality." Cho is a professor of Buddhist Philosophy at Seoul National University in Korea and currently teaching at UC Berkeley as a visiting professor.

Call for Papers, "Buddhist Ritual, Buddhist Culture" Graduate Student Symposium

IBS is pleased to announce a call for papers for the 3rd Annual Graduate Student Symposium at the Institute of Buddhist Studies. 

The theme this year is Buddhist Ritual, Buddhist Culture

Exploring Gender Identities: Films from Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore

Monday, September 24, 2012 (All day) to Monday, October 1, 2012 (All day)

UC Berkeley - Center for Southeast Asia Studies' Parts of the Heart series, co-sponsored by the Center for Islamic Studies

Institute of East Asian Studies (2223 Fulton, 6th Floor), Conference Room

Mini-film festival showing a selection of feature films and documentaries from Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia that look at LGBT issues from different perspectives.

cseas@berkeley.edu, 510-642-3609

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