Asia News Archive
UCLA AFC screens major motion picture "Hotel Rwanda" and hosts actor Don Cheadle, director Terry George and Paul Rusesabagina, whose heroism during the Rwanda genocide is the basis of the film.
A talk by Victor H. Mair
UCLA Art Historian speaks on "The Musical Archaeology of Ancient China: A Presentation of Art and Music"
Che Bing Chiu recalls the history of the Yuanmingyuan, the 857 acre "Garden of Perfect Brightness" from which China's Manchu emperors ruled an empire for a century and a half.
17th Annual Sammy Lee Lecture -- Yuanmingyuan: The Garden of Perfect Brightness - a Mirror for the Last Dynasty of China
CHE BING CHIU, Professor at the Centre de recherche sur l'Extrême-Orient de Paris-Sorbonne, speaks about China's most famous garden on November 6, 2004.
Scholars from nine countries spend four weeks visiting ancient sites, studying preservation of the Middle East's historic past.
Sixteen performance artists, eight from Asia and eight from the United States, spend six weeks in Indonesia.
Nineteen California teachers spend three weeks exploring China's rich cultural legacy and its complicated present.
Ancient traditions surround growing and storage of essential food grain.
Mother Goddess religion as well as local gods and shamans have strong following despite official disapproval.
The odyssey of UCLA student Abdoulaye N'Gom
Cambodian classical dancer and teacher Sophiline Cheam Shapiro speaks about the dance's political and cultural roles, how it was almost destroyed by Pol Pot, its politicization under the Vietnamese communists, and its revival today.
Stanford law professor says digital age should usher in creative use of digital materials, not prosecution of 12 year olds for downloading music.
Lynne Miyake (Pomona College) dissects comic-book adaptations of the classical novel Genji monogatari
Noted oceanic scientist Jin Wu discusses the 15th century expeditions of the Chinese mariner Zheng He & the celebration of the 600th anniversary of his first voyage
Looking back at his homeland from Paris his cartoonlike images explore bureaucracy and entrepreneurial conformity in a burlesque of socialist realist style.
Center for Intercultural Performance Director and professor recognized for contributions to Asian performing arts
The Machinery of Vietnamese Art and Literature in the Post-Renovation, Post-Communist, and Post-Modern Period
Pham Thi Hoài, one of contemporary Vietnam's most influential writers, analyzes literature in Vietnam today
Noted historian discusses "Interesting Times: A Twentieth Century Life" with UCLA audience.
UCLA students learn of immigrants' need of legal representation at an event sponsored by the non-profit Active Voice, the UCLA International Institute, & the UCLA School of Law
Noted Novelist Speaks at UCLA
Raoul Birnbaum delivers 16th lecture in venerable series at UCLA's Fowler Museum of Cultural History
Famed Senegalese drummer Aziz Faye gives concert of Sabar drumming and dance.
Minister of Education and Mayor of Buenos Aires attend opening ceremonies as Carlos Torres and Fabián Wagmister launch two ambitious projects in working-class district.
UCLA Alumnus Writes Definitive Book on the Tangram
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