Asia News Archive
UCLA professor Carol Fisher Sorgenfrei speaks out on the sometimes frightful, but mostly delightful, process behind her landmark book, Unspeakable Acts: The Avant-Garde Theatre of Terayama Shuji and Postwar Japan.
CISA Director and Doshi Chair Subrahmanyam takes up cause of 'unloved' cities Delhi and Chennai.
UCLA Center for India and South Asia begins its programming.
But gains are too modest, says Prosperina Tapales, professor at the University of the Philippines.
Visiting artists celebrate endowment of the Sambhi Chair in Indian music, bring more than music to courses.
Recently appointed Terasaki Chair Thomas Rimer discusses U.S.-Japan relations, cultural diversity, and integration.
Stanley Wolpert, Professor Emeritus of Indian History, publishes "Gandhi's Passion: The Life and Legacy of Mahatma Gandhi"
Muslim scholar was an influential player in Indonesia's democratic development
CISA member Saloni Mathur, Assistant Professor in Art History at UCLA, has recently received a $248,700 grant from the prestigious J. Paul Getty Trust for a collaborative project on 'Museology and the Colony: The Case of India.'
UCLA historian Vinay Lal writes of Gandhi the healer.
Daily Bruin story on the launch of the UCLA Center for India and South Asia.
Art historian and museum curator Robert Brown takes over as director of the UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies and Chair of the Interdepartmental Degree Program in Southeast Asian Studies.
Subrahmanyam works to bring scholars and students together across disciplinary boundaries.
Faculty and students expect that the new Center for India and South Asia will help fill a void on campus that has been apparent for many years.
Historian Sanjay Subrahmanyam challenges those who suggest that Muslims are divorced by their religion from local Asian cultures.
UCLA professor Sanjay Subrahmanyam discusses the nature and impact of British colonialism in South Asia and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s depiction of it.
UCLA professor emeritus founded the prestigious Institute for Ethnomusicology and brought the Indonesian gamelan to the United States.
They come from different places and are headed down different paths, but share a love for Southeast Asia.
In an excerpt from a longer Chicago Tribute opinion piece, UCLA professor Sanford M. Jacoby argues that Japan's economy is back on track.
Forty-nine students to receive degrees for their work on South Asia, Southeast Asia, and East Asia.
UCLA Hmong Americans search for their place on campus and their place in the history books.
One UCLA Hmong student leader says the recent Hmong American academic conference shows that there is material and demand to introduce Hmong studies into the curriculum.
William M. Tsutsui (Univ. of Kansas) explores the role of the Godzilla film series in popular culture
Security expert Albert Carnesale looks at U.S. options to head off nuclear spread in North Korea and Iran, and the danger of terrorist groups with atom bombs.
A two-day conference at UCLA explores the way the Hindu right in politics affects the practice of Hinduism in cultures.
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