Asia News Archive
Discussion attempts to add depth to public perceptions following country’s nuclear test
MIT professor Shigeru Miyagawa got more than he bargained for when he posted an image of Japanese war propaganda on an educational website.
"Intersections: World Arts, Local Lives" features some 250 objects from the Fowler's permanent collection--the art of Africa, Asia, the Pacific and the Americas.
UCLA Professor Emeritus Stanley Wolpert reflects on his career.
The records Robinson compiled during his time in East Timor have contributed to a larger record of archives collected by the Commission for Reception, Truth and Reconciliation, which collects records of the 25-year Indonesian occupation of East Timor.
For more than two decades, the series has featured presentations by leading scholars exploring major issues in China's rich artistic heritage.
'Youth Edition' of the Kun opera stops in Berkeley and Irvine, earning plaudits from critics.
UCLA historian Geoffrey Robinson is leading a mission to save evidence of a young nation's turbulent birth and working through his own memories of violence.
Ten recent Korean studies PhDs will take up research and teaching jobs in 2006–07.
The grant money will be provided over a five-year period to be used for establishing a network with Korean studies specialists in Latin America and for strengthening the Korean studies program at UCLA.
Chinese Kun Opera Masterpiece 'The Peony Pavilion' Opens UCLA Live's Fifth International Theatre Festival Sept. 29–Oct. 1
While this groundbreaking 16th-century opera has been seen in the United States in three previous incarnations, Kenneth Pai's 2004 production is regarded as the most faithful modern restoration of the original kun opera to date.
Commissioned by the UCLA Center for Intercultural Performance, APPEX is a six-week artist residency program for music, dance and theater that fosters artistic collaboration and promotes creative cultural discoveries through an intensive summer workshop series suited for professional artists. CSEAS is a co-sponsor of the program.
Arthur Rhodes takes top honors for his coverage of Sri Lanka elections in UCLA publication.
Collaboration by artists visiting UCLA from Indonesia, India, Thailand, the Philippines, Malaysia, and the USA culminates in shows from July 19 to Aug. 11. The Center for Southeast Asian Studies is a co-sponsor.
Aeron Gerow discusses the evolution of nationalism in Kitano Takeshi's Hana-bi.
Adapted from a classic script by the renowned Taiwanese writer Kenneth Pai, the critically acclaimed "Young Lovers' Edition" of the Kun opera Peony Pavilion (Mudanting) will be hosted by UCLALive over three consecutive evenings beginning September 29th, 2006.
Video Available of Roland B. Tolentino speaking on 'Diaspora as Historical/Political Trope in Philippine Literature.'
Watch the University of the Philippines Film Institute professor speaking to a UC-Berkeley audience. Tolentino was also CSEAS Distinguished Visitor at UCLA in February 2006.
UCLA project devoted to Tokyo-LA interactions in art, fashion, food holds workshop on 'LA as Offshore Japan.'
Connecticut College's Alexis Dudden speaks on "Illegal Korea".
US Dept. of Education Grants $1.7 Million Over 4 Years to Support UCLA Asian Studies Graduate Students
East Asian and Southeast Asian Studies students will compete for $423,500 each year in fellowship funds.
M. Din Syamsuddin, president of one of Indonesia's largest Muslim organizations, talks about the future of his country at UCLA.
Education Department's FLAS funds to support graduate students in 2006-10 through UCLA Latin American, Near Eastern, East Asian, and Southeast Asian studies centers. Asia Institute to increase number of awards.
A chance encounter with a rare original source took a professor and his students on a captivating journey through Vietnam. In a colloquium at UCLA, Bucknell U's David Del Testa and Los Angeles educators discuss how to share a 19-year-old woman's personal story with K-12 students.
Legendary Black Hole is at center of first annual Center for India and South Asia lecture by anthropologist Partha Chatterjee.
Columbia's Michael Como challenges traditional views of legendary 'corruptor' figures in the context of cultic ritual and disease in medieval Japan.
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