In the book, Slingerland argues that Orientalist accounts of China as a radical, holistic other are fatally flawed.Through digital humanities methods demonstrating that the early Chinese saw the mind and body as separate, he advocates for a view of human cognition and culture that integrates the sciences and the humanities
Ober's article, titled "From Buddha Bones to Bo Trees: Nehruvian India, Buddhism, and the poetics of power, 1947–1956" details the strategies and ideologies that India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru and his cabinet employed vis-à-vis Buddhism from the mid-1940s to late 1950s.
Dr. Sharalyn Orbaugh teaches Japanese manga and anime to hundreds of students every year at UBC. An expert in Modern Japanese Literature, she has spent her career researching how stories have been fundamental to the way we understand our lives and create our identities.
Dr. Tom Hunter recently published an article comparing the beauties of nature and love as found in the Old Javanese court epic Krishnayana in InSitu magazine, an online journal devoted to the work of contemporary musicians of Bali.