The links below may provide useful information and further
links, when exploring in the field of Buddhism in East Asia.
Bowl with the Eight Buddhist Treasures; Ming dynasty, China; Photo Credit: www.metmuseum.org
Journals and Publications
Buddhism and Its Spread along the Silk Road by the Silkroad Foundation, a non-profit organization, established in 1996, to promote the study and preservation of cultures and art on Inner Asia and the Silk Road. The site offers information on the origin, dissemination and spread of Buddhism into China by way of the silk road. It also provides timeline on the Buddhist activities along the silk road.
East Asian Studies Center, Indiana University: a webinar, Spirits of the Mind: Gods, Ghosts, and Meditating Monks in Chinese Buddhist Art by Phillip Bloom, Art History, Indiana University Bloomington. Adobe Connect plug-in required on device to view this webinar.
Asian Educational Media Services, the Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: provides multimedia resources for teaching about Asia, including searchable database, lesson plans, film reviews, and more.
Expanding East Asian Studies Program, Columbia University, funded by the Freeman Foundation: provides teaching materials and resources, syllabus, and links to online resources for teaching about Asia and more.
Programs in International Education Resources, Yale University: PIER-East Asian Studies, established in 1974, works to strengthen the understanding of East Asia – China, Japan, and Korea. Provides online resources, classroom resources, media resources and more. In addition to East Asia, it also provides resources in African, European, Latin American and Middle East Studies.
Primary Source, a nonprofit professional development center for educators in the areas of world history and cultures. Offers resources on teaching about Asia, including resource guides, seminars, publications, modules and more.