March 2: Mindfulness Under (Re)Construction

Join us Thursday, March 2 for a guest lecture by Ira Helderman of Vanderbilt University. 3:30 pm in 113 ten Hoor. The lecture will consider different understanding of the relations between traditions identified as Buddhist and mindfulness practices in psychotherapy and continued debates over classifying these practices as religious or secular, medicine or science. The event […]

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Honors Week Lecture

2016 Honors Week Lecture and Awards Reception in Asian Studies will be April 6 at 3:00 in Ferguson Center 3111 Dr. Jo Weaver in Anthropology will present the lecture ‘”I Have Sugar”: The Social Aspects of Diabetes Management Among Urban North Indian Women.’ Join us for the lecture and celebration of the achievements of our students. including […]

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Interested in a Year in Asia

The Fulbright Program provides opportunities for successful applicants to study outside the United States, including various programs in Asia. If you might be interested, the Global Cafe event at UA will include people at UA and Stillman who participated in the program in previous years, talking about the application process and their experiences in the […]

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Yoga Lecture

Dr. Vasundahra Doraswamy will present “The Culture of Yoga,” a lecture on yoga and meditation Wed., Aug 26, at 3:00 in Rodgers Library Lobby at UA. Her research has emphasized the connection between yoga and bharatnatyam (often identified as classical Indian dance). In India, she teaches both bharatnatyam and yoga. This lecture is sponsored by […]

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Course List

Fall registration starts soon, so be certain to check the updated course list for Asian Studies. It details the variety of language, history, religious studies, literature, and art history courses that count towards the Asian Studies minor in Fall 2015. […]

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