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Wednesday, September 1

Yoga, Asia Now, and Asian Studies in the 21st Century
Asia Now Fall Lecture Series
4:30 pm
Dr. Joseph Alter
207 David Lawrence
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center

Yoga, a form of embodied self development with historical roots in the philosophy of southern Asia has become a global phenomenon. As such, the practice of yoga reflects the way in which Asia and Asian Studies in the contemporary moment must be understood in terms of the modernity of globalization. This lecture provides a critical perspective on the twists and turns of tradition that reflects the dislocation of area studies and the value of an inter-disciplinary perspective on cultural history. To register: click here