Edmond Yee—Teaching

East Asian Spiritual Heritage, HR-3240
This class will be an introduction and exploration of four East Asian spiritual traditions: Confucianism, Buddhism, Daoism, and Shinto. To this end, we will explore each tradition from the perspectives of history, doctrine, spirituality, and ritual.
East Asian Art and Aesthetics, HRRA-4460
This course will examine the spiritual sources and doctrinal foundation of Chinese and Japanese art. After an overview of Confucian, Daoist, Buddhist, and Shinto thought, we will explore such topics as beauty, creativity, and artistic truth in specific examples of drama, poetry, paintings, calligraphy, sculpture, and folk art. Museum tours and other sites visits are planned.