Matsuri at the Mall

This Saturday, April 26, is the annual Matsuri festival at the University Mall (part of the Sakura Festival). Festivities begin at 10 and continue until 3, including music, dancing, and sword and martial arts demonstrations. Student groups including the Nozomi Daiko drummers and the UA Japan Club. The full schedule is available on the Matsuri […]

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Asian Studies Awards

At our annual Awards Lecture and Reception, we announced this year’s recipients of the Asian Studies Research Award and Asian Studies Outstanding Student Awards. Miranda Hartley (an Asian Studies minor and Anthropology major) received the research award for her paper “Shamans and Stressors,” and Nicholas Crenshaw received the Outstanding Student Award in acknowledgement of his […]

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Lecture on Representations of Asia March 4

Richard King, Professor of Buddhist and Asian Studies at the University of Kent, will present “From Mysticism to Spirituality: Colonial Legacies and the Reformulation of ‘the Mystic East’” on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, in the Department of Religious Studies Aronov Lecture. The lecture is at 7:00 in 205 Gorgas Library. For more information, go to […]

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Yoga workshops

Start off the new year with yoga workshops, led by Dr. Vasundhara Doraswamy, who teaches yoga and dance in Mysore, India. She will present workshops at 9 and noon in Gorgas 205 on Thursday August 22. To sign up in advance or for more information, contact Betsy Myers, 205-348-6930, or Mangala Krishnamurthy, 205-348-2109, (See the Yoga […]

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