"The Beauty of Hangeul" © Philippe and Delph Pogg


Robert Sharf awarded the 2018 Faculty Award for Outstanding Mentorship of GSIs
Robert Sharf, D.H. Chen Distinguished Professor of Buddhist Studies and Chair of the Center for Buddhist Studies, has received the 2018 Faculty Award for Outstanding Mentorship of GSIs. He is one of only three recipients of this year's award. Read More

EALC/GBS commencement ceremony
The EALC/GBS commencement ceremony will be held on Tuesday, May 15th, 2018, at the Alumni House at 10am. Read More

H. Mack Horton awarded 2016 Guggenheim Fellowship
H. Mack Horton, Catherine and William L. Magistretti Chair of East Asian Languages and Cultures and currently chair of East Asian Languages and Cultures, has been awarded a 2016 Guggenheim Fellowship. He will conduct a comprehensive study of renga.  Read More

Mark Blum awarded 2015 Khyentse Prize for Translation
Mark Blum, professor of Buddhist Studies and Shinjo Ito Distinguished Chair in Japanese Studies was awarded the 2015 Khyentse Foundation Prize for Outstanding Translation from a classical Buddhist language for The Nirvana Sutra (Mahaparinirvana-sutra), Volume I, translated from the Chinese. Read More

Andrew F. Jones awarded 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship
Andrew F. Jones, professor and Louis B. Agassiz Chair in Chinese in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, has been awarded a 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship for his research project on Circuit Listening: Chinese Popular Music in the Transistor EraHe is one of only 175 scholars, scientists, and artists nationally, and three Berkeley faculty, to receive this honor. Read More

Samsung Gift
Samsung gift to boost Korean culture, language, and literature at UC Berkeley. Read More