Jiyuan Yu, professor of philosophy, was appointed director of the UB Confucius Institute (CI) in August, and says he plans to revamp the institute to enhance and support Chinese studies and promote traditional Chinese culture on campus.
On Saturday, February 22, join Jorge J.E. Gracia, Samuel P. Capen Chair in Philosophy and SUNY Distinguished Professor and curator of the exhibition Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature, for a 1pm guided tour with an informal question and answer session.
The SUNY Network of Excellence in Energy, Environment, Education and Economics (4E) has awarded a grant, in the amount of $135,000, to a team of UB researchers. Ken Shockley is serving as Co-Principal Investigator on the research team.
Jorge Luis Borges is one of the most prominent literary figures whose work is also profoundly philosophical. His stories are filled with conceptual puzzles that prompt the reader to face the most fundamental questions concerning human existence.
Professor Jiyuan Yu hosted the meeting of the International Society for Chinese Philosophy in Buffalo in the summer of 2013. The conference is profiled in the Chronicle of Higher Education articleby Carlin Romano.
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