Committees and Clubs

Extracurricular Activities

  • Collaborate student faculty research on "Zen Stories for Today" sponsored by the ACM
  • Faculty liaison for the Japan Studies program of the Associated College of the Midwest (July 2009-present)
  • Meditation club (time: Tuesday 5:15 p.m. in Melanchton room, contact: Teresa Zaffarano)
  • Reading group on Loyal Rue's work (time: tba)
    Tea Ceremony
  • Tea ceremony club (time: alternating Fridays at 5:00 p.m. in the Ockham basement, contact: Xie Xiao


  • Committee for exploring the feasibility of an Asian Studies Minor (September 2009-present)
  • Committee to evaluate the staffing needs for the Religion Department (academic year 2011-12)
  • Library and Information Services Academic Advisory Council (Fall 2010-present)
  • Search committee for an ACM sponsored postdoctoral fellow in the Anthropology of Religion (academic year 2011-12)