“Standing Tall, Flying High”, an exhibition of traditional Chinese shadow Puppetry.

The Elling Eide Research Library and Selby Public Library present “Standing Tall, Flying High”, an exhibition of traditional Chinese shadow puppetry. Using delicate mule-skin puppets from the 19th century, characters from famous Chinese novels and myths are brought to life through the interplay of light and shadow. Selby Public Library 1331 First St. | Sarasota, […]

Tibetan Buddhism Lecture by Dr. Jann Ronis at the Elling Eide Center

THIS EVENT IS FULL. We are taking names for a wait list. Email info@ellingoeide.org to request to add your name to the list. Dr. Jann Ronis: The Buddha in the Cloud: The Ethical, Political, and Technical Challenges of Preserving the Buddhist Canon in the Digital Age October 30, 2018, at 11 a.m. Jann Ronis is a […]

Conference/Workshop Application

Application for Holding a Conference/Workshop at the Eide Center Guidelines The Eide Center is available for small academic conferences related to China, Inner Asia or greater East Asia. The meeting rooms at the spacious Center can accommodate groups from 10-60 people comfortably. The lecture hall holds 60 people, and the reconfigurable smaller meeting rooms 20 […]

Amid the Spanish Moss of Florida, a Treasure Chest of Chinese Literature

A version of this article appears in print on April 9, 2017, on Page A16 of the New York edition with the headline: Beneath the Spanish Moss of Florida, a Treasure Chest of Chinese Literature. SARASOTA, Fla. — In 1971, Elling O. Eide was a promising young scholar of Chinese poetry, working on his Ph.D. […]