Rafal Stepien is the Assistant Professor of Asian Religions at Hampshire College. He is a scholar of religion, philosophy, and literature. His research is inter-disciplinary, cross-regional, and poly-glottic, ranging among Buddhist and Islamic philosophical and literary texts from East, South, and West Asia. He is primarily a specialist of Chinese and Sanskrit Buddhist thought, but cultivates a keen subsidiary interest in Islamic thought composed in Arabic and Persian. He par
June 27-30, 2016: Sutra Transmission and Translation Conference at Dunhuang, Gansu, China Woodenfish Foundation, in collaboration with the Dunhuang Research Institute will co-host approximately 50 international scholars and scholars from China during a 3-day panel and one-day tour of the Mogao Grottoes.
The conference is being held in honor of Master Hsing Yun, who will be 90 years old in 2016; in honor of Stanley Weinstein, Emeritus Professor at Yale; in honor of Lew Lanc
We are excited to announce that Woodenfish has three new board members as of November 2015.
Kaiyuan Wang, Chappaqua, New York, is CEO of Beijing Heda Investments Ltd., and brings a wealth of experience directing and advising high-performing corporations and organizations. Mr. Wang will act as the Treasurer of the Woodenfish Board of Directors.
Fawn Wang, New Haven, CT, is the Director for East Asia at Yale University, Ms. Wang is responsible for all Yale’s initiatives in C