Asian Studies



The Silk Road Seattle Project
"Silk Road Seattle is a collaborative public education project using the "Silk Road" theme to explore cultural interaction across Eurasia from the beginning of the Common Era (A. D.) to the Sixteenth Century. Sponsored primarily by the Simpson Center for the Humanities at the University of Washington, and directed by Professors Daniel C. Waugh, Joel Walker and Cynthea Bogel, the project will include: public lectures and seminars, a virtual art exhibit, photographic and textile exhibits, a general education course as well as professional development seminars and workshops for educators, and a web site containing additional materials."
Sections include: Texts ; Cities and Architecture ; Traditional Culture ; Teaching/Learning Guides ; Virtual Art Exhibit ; Buddhist MSS Project ; Maps ; For Kids.
Walter Chapin Simpson Center for the Humanities, University of Washington

The South Asian Literary Recordings Project
"...the project has captured the readings of prominent South Asian poets, novelists, and playwrights. The authors recorded so far represent more than fifteen of the languages of India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh."
- Library of Congress New Delhi Office

U.N. Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia

University of California, Berkeley - East Asian Library

University of Pittsburgh - East Asian Library
"...supports the Asian Studies Program for instruction and research in Chinese, Japanese and Korean studies. The library houses major East Asian language collections in most of the disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. It is one of the major East Asian collections in North America, with over 250,000 volumes of Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Western language materials and over 2,000 periodicals."




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