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RESOURCE> More on the Defense of the Humanities in Japan

Dear Colleagues,

I am delighted to let you know that in his recent Autumn commencement speech, the president of the University of Tokyo not only made a clear and strong statement in the defense of humanistic studies, but cited both Buddhist studies and the SAT project for their leadership in showing the importance of humanistic studies. I think he makes it clear that humanities at Todai is not going to roll over and die at the whims of  a philistine government.