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D.T. Suzuki and the Rise of American Buddhism

On Thursday, April 7th, 4:30 PM, Professor of East Asian Studies James Dobbins will discuss how D.T. Suzuki heavily influenced the rise of American Buddhism.

ShansiPrize Oberlin

It’s Almost Here — The Shansi Prize

Soon another impressive project and creator will receive the Shansi Prize. Nominations are due April 15th. Anti-US military base sentiment in Okinawa; liminal spaces of an adoptee; rice cultivation and soil fertility; caste and community. Could you be next?

Oberlin Korean Student Association

The Arts of Korea: OKSA’s 10th Biennial Conference

Oberlin Korean Student Association kicks off it’s 10th biennial conference today, with a full roster of events that explore and celebrate the rich and diverse arts of South Korea. Learn about how a crown…

Spring Seminars

Art to Survive Disasters By

Through the LIASE grant, Oberlin will be hosting a public presentation (February 20th) and faculty development seminar (February 21).

Oberlin Shansi In San Francisco

Indian Textiles in San Francisco!

Oberlin Shansi invites you to explore Indian Textiles at the home of Helen and Raj Desai in San Francisco, California this Saturday.


What is Kathakali?

There are a couple of reasons this lecture and subsequent performance will be exciting. Find out!


Tracing History — Sarah Chatta’s In-Asia Grant Presentation!

Sarah Chatta’s In-Asia Grant Presentation will explore the narratives and primary sources that she uncovered in northern India this past summer, centering on the partition of India and Pakistan in 1947.


2014 Commencement Festivities!

Oberlin Shansi will have an open house on Saturday, May 24th and the traditional Shansi Breakfast at 8:00 am on Sunday May 25th! Hope to see you there!

Info Session Spring 2014

Spring Shansi Fellowship Information Session!

Are you a junior thinking about applying to a Shansi Fellowship next fall? Come to our Information Session to learn more about this unique opportunity.

MAASC Oberlin College Co Sponsored by Oberlin Shansi

Moving the Movement! MAASC March 2014

The theme this of this year’s MAASC is “Moving the Movement: Asian American Radicalism Reimagined.” Thoughtful guest bios, logistics, schedule, the MAASC 2014 Mission Statement, and history of the conference can all be found on the Multicultural Resource Center webpage.

Oberlin Chinese Student Committee, Oberlin Japanese Students Committee and Oberlin Korean Students Committee is Coming together for a Discussion of Gender Roles in Asia Sponsored by Oberlin Shansi

Gender Roles in East Asia

Oberlin Shansi is excited to co-sponsor this semester’s panel, “Gender Roles in East Asia: Exploring Gender Expression, Domestic Life, and Sexuality.”

Stupas at Borobudur, the world's largest Buddhist temple, overlook Java's jungles.

Shansi Information Sessions

Shansi is now offering grants and fellowships to Oberlin students and recent graduates (up to 3 years post-graduate).

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