José Luiz Passos, UCLA associate professor of Brazilian literature and culture, has been awarded two of the Portuguese-speaking world's most prestigious awards for his novel, "O sonâmbulo amador (The Amateur Sleepwalker).”
A talk by Daniel Markey, author. Prof. Stanley Wolpert, emeritus professor in the UCLA Department of History and a foremost authority on Pakistan will provide the response.
Talk by Tamara Chin, Associate Professor of Literature, Yale-NUS, beginning 2014
Nazarian Center co-sponsors groundbreaking program promoting cross-cultural understanding through music
A talk by Jytte Klausen, Professor of International Cooperation, Brandeis University.
Presentation by David Schaberg, UCLA Dean of Humanities and Acceptance speech by Patricia Crone, Institute for Advanced Study
Conference panel finds that the Allende government (1970–73) presided over a push from below that resulted in significant industrial and agrarian reforms in Chile, supported by the Unidad Popular coalition.
A lecture by Michael Cook, Dept. of Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University.
A lecture by Kirill Dmitriev, School of Modern Languages, University of St Andrews.
A lecture by James Gelvin, UCLA History. Part of the panel discussion "Reclaiming the Egyptian Revolution" on November 07, 2013.
Remarks by Carol Bakhos (UCLA), Behnam Sadeghi (Stanford University), and Nile Green (UCLA).
A lecture by Kevin van Bladel, Dept. of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Ohio State University.
A keynote lecture by Patricia Crone, Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study.
A lecture by Ahmed Maher, Founder and Chief Coordinator of the April 6 Youth Movement. Part of the panel discussion "Reclaiming the Egyptian Revolution" on November 07, 2013.
A lecture by Gerald Hawting, Dept. of History, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
Cindy Fan, interim vice provost for international studies, has been selected as an American Council on Education (ACE) Fellow for the 2013-14 academic year. The ACE Fellows Program, established in 1965, is designed to strengthen institutions in American higher education by preparing fellows to assume positions of senior leadership — deans, provosts and presidents — at a wide range of colleges and universities.
North Korea has always been a maverick Marxist-Leninist regime, following a distinctly nationalist path. Having survived both the normalization of U.S.-Chinese relations and the collapse of the USSR, don't expect it to collapse any time soon, said Charles Armstrong, professor of history at Columbia University.
The "Chinese Alive!" program at Roosevelt High School in Boyle Heights, Los Angeles — a partnership between the UCLA Confucius Institute and the i.am.angel Foundation of Black Eyed Peas' performer will.i.am, is featured in a new video made by UCLA graduate film student Lucretia Stinette.
Julie Kalmar, a UCLA graduate student in Information Studies at UCLA, seized the opportunity to add a local dimension to the “Jewish Refugees in Shanghai (1933-1941)" exhibit at the UCLA Hillel. The exhibit from the Shanghai Jewish Refugee Museum, which runs through December 14, 2013, came to the Hillel through the collaborative work of the Center for Chinese Studies, the UCLA Confucius Institute and a host of additional UCLA departments and other sponsors.
Eurasian Empires Seminar Series Lecture by Ali Anooshahr, UC Davis
Talk by Kevin O'Brien, University of California, Berkeley
A talk by Juan Zarate, author
Robert Buswell and Donald S. Lopez, Jr., distinguished professors of Buddhist studies at UCLA and the University of Michigan, respectively, are interviewed about their newly published "Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism," a reference work that defines major terms across the spectrum of Buddhist lineages.
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