Tagged: Asia

Postcards to the Core: from Phnom Penh

Postmarked August 1, from Cambodia – Phnom Penh is amazing! So much to see and do and Cambodians are incredibly friendly! I hope all is well at the Core office! – Abby Simon, Core ’06, CAS ’09

Tea with two Zen masters

During his introduction this morning of Prof. Elizabeth ten Grotenhuis before her lecture to the students of CC102 on the arts of Asia, Prof. Eckel made reference to The Long Search, a famous 1977 BBC series on the religious philosophies of the world. Specifically, he mentioned the scene in Volume 9 (“Japan: The Land of […]

Eckel on panel asking, What is Asia?

What Is Asia? A panel discussion, hosted by the Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future. Featuring Professor David Eckel, Boston University Religion (and director of the Core Curriculum) Professor Robert Hefner, Boston University Anthropology Professor Eugenio Menegon, Boston University History Moderated by Professor Adil Najam, Director of Pardee Center Monday, February 14, […]