Asia News Archive
UCLA professor emeritus founded the prestigious Institute for Ethnomusicology and brought the Indonesian gamelan to the United States.
Themes of loss, yearning, nostalgia predominate
Special Guest Lecture by Gareth Chang, with Professor Toby Miller, UC Riverside
A two-day conference at UCLA explores the way the Hindu right in politics affects the practice of Hinduism in cultures.
Highly-regarded student-led program brings dance to Los Angeles audiences. Beyond its performances, the club also provides training for pre-teen students.
UCLA alumnus breaks stereotypes in his intellectual history of prominent Filipino American writers.
May 14 workshop looks at the history of Islam in China, at Muslim societies in China, and the lives of Chinese Muslims. Enrollment space is limited.
The Vietnamese International Film Festival comes to UCLA.
What is the status of Ethiopia, 20 years after famine relief? Why hasn't Ethiopia progressed as predicted? Former Clinton advisor for Africa, Gayle Smith, along with leading Ethiopian scholar, Edmond Keller, lead a panel discussion focusing on the state of Ethiopia. Where were you when "We Are the World" dominated the radio waves? Marcia Thomas of USA for Africa discusses the 1984 famine relief effort and pop culture.
Mrs. Ngoc Bay gives exhibition of techniques of Hat Boi at UCLA.
Performers influenced by the APPEX experience, gift to create a chair for the study of Korean Christianity
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.
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.
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.
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