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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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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