In the past five years, China and Taiwan have succeeded in stabilizing their relationship to the benefit of both. Most progress has been in the economic and cultural spheres, with political issues left aside for the moment. A recent Center for Chinese Studies conference examined how China, Taiwan and the United States view the increasingly complex trilateral relationship.
The directors of the documentary film "Memory of Forgotten War" were interviewed in the Los Angeles Times prior to the screening of their film at the UCLA James Bridges Theater on May 8. The film was one of two documentaries that opened the "Ending the Korean War" conference organized by the UCLA Center for Korean Studies, May 8–10.
According to anthropologist John Cho, single gay men in South Korea retreated from gay life in the wake of the 1997 Asian banking crisis and began to concentrate on making money, while married gay men became much more active in the gay community.
The Jogye Order’s “The Collected Works of Korean Buddhism” series has appeared on a list of “The Best Buddhist Books of 2012” published by The Buddhadharma magazine.
Robert Buswell (Irving and Jean Stone Endowed Chair in Humanities, Distinguished Professor of Buddhist Studies, and Director of the Center for Buddhist Studies) served as chair of the English Editorial Board for the series as well as a translator and editor.
They threw random possessions off rooftops, made printed copies of Japanese currency and perpetrated odd "happenings" in commuter trains that left Tokyo residents scratching their heads.
When he was an undergraduate student at Harvard University in 1958, Roger Detels spent three months as an exchange student in Kanazawa, Japan. As one of the first few Americans in Kanazawa after the war, Detels — today a UCLA distinguished professor of epidemiology and infectious diseases — still recalls with amusement many of his experiences with his Japanese host family.
Brushing dust off a thick, bound 14th century volume, Professor Robert Buswell stood in his office, surrounded by a chronicled literary history of ancient Buddhist culture.
Keynote address by Professor Li LIU on “Archaeology under a Microscope”
A public lecture by Dr. Michael Lackner. The presentation will shed some light on possible precedents of this new form of diagrams and give an introduction into the multi-faceted functioning of diagrams on the basis of selected material.
Professor Qin SHAO examines urban protestors and their evolving identities by exploring what was demolished in old neighborhoods and what, besides highrises, has risen in their ruins.
LI Ang (李昂), a prominent Taiwanese writer, investigates gender and politics in social life and literary creation, opening up new spaces of critical reflection on the question of women in literary writing.
U.S. Army Major Jin Park left home at 14 determined to find success in the United States. He will soon graduate from UCLA with a master's degree in East Asian studies, which he will use in his new assignment as a security assistance officer at the U.S. Embassy in Seoul.
A conversation with American Public Media senior correspondent Rob Schmitz and editor Angilee Shah.
The Emerging Cultural and Creative Industries in the Greater China Economy: The Cross-strait Co-opetitive Strategy
Professor DONG, is currently a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at UCLA and UCSD. He specializes in digital content and cultural & creative industries, industrial research of motion pictures, innovation & entrepreneurship and investment, intellectual property and Asia-Pacific business strategies.
A public lecture by Professor Yong HU on how the Internet helps build links and facilitates collective action in China.
A talk by economist Dr. Yeliang XIA on the potential for institutional change in China, based on his studies on institutional analysis of the influence of economic development and social movements on the goal of constitutional democracy, individual freedoms and choices, and rule of law.
G.E. Anderson’s in-depth look at industrial development in China’s auto industry reveals not only how China surpassed the U.S. to become the world’s largest market for autos, but also political principles that have shaped China’s approach to industrial planning in general.
Highlight video from the October 21 conference held at UCLA.
Videocast of Session 1 from the October 21 conference held at UCLA.
Videocast of Session 2 from the October 21 conference held at UCLA.
Videocast of keynote address by Zhang Jizong at October 21, 2011 conference at UCLA
The Diversity Project aims to increase the participation of underrepresented minority students in the biological sciences using research and field work on the diverse coral reefs of the Coral Triangle with cutting-edge molecular genetic research.
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Graduate student examines the bustling world of Chinese-American movie collaborations
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