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Dominic Steavu

Associate Professor, East Asian Languages and Cultures, Religious Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara
PhD, Department of Religious Studies, Stanford University
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Dissertation Title
"The Three Sovereigns Tradition: Talismans, Elixirs, and Meditation in Early Medieval China"
Dominic Steavu

Dominic's research interests include early medieval Daoism, the Buddho-Daoist interchange of divinatory techniques and medico-apotropaic knowledge, and the presence of Daoist elements pertaining to healing, prognostication, meditation, or alchemy in medieval Japanese religion.