(Last updated : 2018-05-10 16:49:41)
  ESKILDSEN, Stephen Edward

   Professor

   Division of Arts and Sciences, College of Liberal Arts, International Christian University
■ Academic Background
1. 1990/09~1994/11 〔Doctoral course〕 Asian Studies, The University of British Columbia, Completed, Doctor of Philosophy
2. 1987/09~1989/11 〔Master degree program〕 Asian Studies, The University of British Columbia, Completed, Master of Arts
3. 1984/09~1986/06 Devision of Social Sciences (History), College of Liberal Arts, International Christian University, Graduated, Bachelor
4. 1981/09~1983/05 Major undeclared, California Lutheran College, Unfinished
■ #Professional Background
1. 2013/05~2014/07 Visiting Research Fellow, Religious Studies, Ruhr-University Bochum
2. 2010/08~ Professor, Philosophy and Religion, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
3. 1998/08~2003/07 Assistant Professor, Philosophy and Religion, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
4. 1997/10~1998/06 Postdoctoral Fellow, Religious Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong
5. 1994/09~1995/06 Assistant Professor (1-year appointment), Religious Studies, University of Saskatchewan
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■ #Books and Articles
1. Book Daoism, Meditation, and the Wonders of Serenity: From the Latter Han Dynasty (25-220) to the Tang Dynasty (618-907)   (Single) 2015/12
2. Book The Teachings and Practices of the Early Quanzhen Taoist Masters   (Single) 2004/01
3. Book Asceticism in Early Taoist Religion   (Single) 1998/10
4. Article “Debating what Lü Dongbin Practiced: Why did Yuan Daoist Miao Shanshi Denounce the Zhong-Lü Texts?” T’oung Pao 102(4-5) (Single) 2016
5. Article “Red Snakes and Angry Queen Mothers: Hallucinations and Epiphanies in Medieval Taoist Meditation” Hindu, Buddhist and Daoist Meditation  (Single) 2014
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■ #Academic Conference Presentation
1. 2016/11 “Bodhidharma in the Daoist Canon, Neidan Literature and Sectarian Hagiography.” (American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting)
2. 2016/03 “Has the Fontanel Opened?: Wu Shouyang Exposes a Charlatan.” (Japan-U.S.A Daoist Studies Conference)
3. 2015/08 “Bodhidharma: Bringer of the True Dharma to China.” (21st World Congress of the International Association for the History of Religions)
4. 2015/06 “Self-Cultivation in Quanzhen Daoism: According to the Recorded Sayings of Yin Zhiping” (The Varieties of Self-Cultivation in Asian Religions)
5. 2014/11 “How to Stop Eating: Natural and Intentional Approaches in the Taiping jing, Laozi Xiang’er zhu and Xiandao jing.” (Repainting the Style of Medieval China: Multiple Perspective Landscapes of Knowledge, Faith and Society)
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■ #Academic Society Memberships
1. 2010~ Japan Religious Studies Association
2. 2007~ 日本道教学会
3. 1993~ American Academy of Religion
■ #Academic Awards
1. 2013/05 Käte Hamburger Kolleg Visiting Research Fellowship
2. 2012/08 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga North Callahan Distinguished Professor of Religion
3. 2010/06 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Faculty Research Grant
4. 2002/08 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga UC Foundation Professorship
5. 2001/06 National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend
■ #Social Activities
1. 2009/10 Presented a talk on issues in teaching about Islam and Non-Western Religions. Hamilton County Schools In-Service. Center for the Creative Arts, Chattanooga.
2. 2004/04 Appeared on the television program “Viewpoint” to discuss the film, “The Passion of the Christ”.
3. 2004/03 Appeared on the television program “Islam in the 21st Century”.
4. 2002/11~2004/10 Church Council Member, Ascension Lutheran Church (Chattanooga, TN, U.S.A)
5. 2000/08~2003/05 Faculty Council Member, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
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