Daily Archives: February 21, 2013

Chinese Philosophy – Map of the Profession (Put yourself on the map–literally!)

Dear friends and colleagues,

Some time ago I began making a map of scholars working in Chinese philosophy in New England (i.e. Northeast US).  I then started fanning out to other sections of the U.S., and quickly realized that it would be much better to make this a collaborative effort.  So I would like to crowdsource this project, and have you all contribute to it!  Note: You will need a Google ID / Gmail account to edit the map.  Here is the link:

Chinese Philosophy – Map of the Profession

You can see the current list of scholars in the left hand pane.

We’d like to expand the map to include all academics (faculty and graduate students) as well as independent scholars, working anywhere on the planet.  Here are some instructions on how to add yourself–or someone you know in the field–to the map.  The process should take only a few minutes. Continue reading →

Announcing the 17th Southeast Early China Roundtable

Dear colleagues,

We are pleased to announce that Western Kentucky University will host the 17th annual Southeast Early China Roundtable (SEECR) on November 1-3, 2013.  In accordance with SEECR tradition, lodging and meals will be provided to presenters. WKU has in recent years made a number of faculty appointments for scholars of China in a variety of departments, thereby creating what we hope will be a good environment for the training of a new generation of global-minded scholars with an eye on China.

Scott Cook of Grinnell College will deliver the keynote address for the conference. His book on the Guodian texts is scheduled to be published this year.

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One-year Job in East Asian Religions

The Department of Philosophy and Religion at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga invites applications for the position of Visiting Lecturer beginning August 1, 2013. This is a one-year replacement for a faculty member on leave.  Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in Religious Studies with a specialization in Asian religions.  The Department is particularly interested in those candidates whose concentration is East Asian religions.

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