Crash Course in Chinese History
3/13-4/17* (no class 3/20)
Explore this ancient & fascinating nation with a Penn State Abington professor.
Instructor Dr. C. Pierce Salguero is an interdisciplinary humanities scholar fascinated by the intersections between Buddhism, medicine, and crosscultural exchange. He holds a Ph.D. in History of Medicine from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and teaches Asian history, religion, and culture at Penn State University’s Abington College, located near Philadelphia. The major theme in his scholarship is the interplay between the global transmission and local reception of Buddhist knowledge about health, disease, and the body.