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POSTPONED to April 27: 2023 Asian/Korean Studies International Speaker Series Lecture--Dr. Philip J. Ivanhoe

Event Date:
Tuesday, April 11, 2023, 2:15 pm
SDU Main Building
Free: everyone is invited to attend.

The UPEI Asian/Korean Studies Program is pleased to announce a special public talk by an eminent, world-class scholar for the 2023 Global Confucian Studies Speaker Series. Dr. Philip J. Ivanhoe will present a thought-provoking lecture, “Oneness, Virtue, and Happiness: Confucian, Comparative, and Contemporary Perspectives,” in the Faculty Lounge of SDU Main building.

This special lecture is endorsed by the Departments of History, Religious Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, and Modern Languages. The event begins with refreshments and a reception. Everyone is invited. 

Philip J. Ivanhoe (Ph.D., Stanford University) is Chair of the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Georgetown University, Washington D.C. He specializes in the history of East Asian philosophy and religion and its potential for contemporary ethics. He has held numerous endowed chair positions, including Distinguished Chair Professor of Philosophy at Sungkyunkwan University, Chair Professor of East Asian and Comparative Philosophy and Religion, City University of Hong Kong, John Findlay Visiting Distinguished Professor of Philosophy Boston University, and Austin J. Fagothey, S. J. Distinguished Visiting, Santa Clara University. Professor Ivanhoe has published over 30 books and more than 100 articles. 

This international seminar and speaker series project is supported by a Lab Program for Korean Studies grant through the Ministry of Education, Republic of Korea, and Korean Studies Promotion Service (KSPS), the Academy of Korean Studies (AKS).


Contact Name
Dr. Edward Chung, Asian Studies Director