New Publication: The Medieval Chinese Gāthā and Its Relationship to Poetry

Was there ever such a concept as “Buddhist poetry” in the medieval Chinese world, widely considered to be the golden age of classical Chinese poetry? My latest article, just published […]

Book Review: Spells, Images, and Maṇḍalas by Koichi Shinohara

My review of Spells, Images, and Maṇḍalas by Koichi Shinohara (New York: Columbia University Press, 2014) has recently been published in the Buddhist studies journal Pacific World. From the opening of my […]

Experiments in Translating Classical Chinese Poetry

This Tuesday, I will be presenting a series of rhythmic translations of poems by the Tang dynasty poet Jia Dao 賈島 (779–843) at AAS-in-Asia in Taipei.. It will be a panel […]