The Institute in the News
C. Cindy Fan, interim vice provost for international studies and professor of geography, shares op-ed in the NY Times regarding recent changes in the Chinese government. She is the author of “China on the Move.”
Professor Jungmann at UCLA pioneered introducing Korean art in an America university in 1999. On promoting Korean art overseas, the professor says ``politicization’’ is a problem.
Russell Burgos, a UCLA lecturer in global studies, was interviewed Dec. 18 on KTLA-Channel 5 about the U.S. military pulling out of Iraq and quoted in a CNN/KTLA web article about the death of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il.
Film Business Asia
A New York Times op-ed by C. Cindy Fan, professor of geography and Asian American studies, about the challenges facing China's health care system and its aging population.
From an industry perspective, Janet Yang, president of Manifest Films, and former president of production of Oliver Stone's Ixtlan Productions, said it's a whole shift of power toward China. The move is deeply rooted in China's increasing "capital earning and spending power."
The Daily Bruin
UCLA prof. John Duncan says globalizing Korean Studies is key task for scholars outside peninsula
Lothar Von Falkenhausen, UCLA professor of art history, was interviewed Monday on National Public Radio's “All Things Considered” about a Philadelphia museum's unusual solution to a bureaucratic snafu that prevented them from displaying a collection of mummies and artifacts from China.
An article in Tuesday’s Chronicle of Higher Education about the increasing number of international students at U.S. colleges and universities highlighted UCLA's "global siblings" program, which allows domestic students to function as resources and friends to international classmates.
John Duncan, director of the Center for Korean Studies and a professor in the Asian Languages and Cultures Department, has received the Manhae Grand Prize in academics from the Manhae Foundation in Korea.
Prof Speaks on Environmental History
Jared Diamond, UCLA professor of geography and Pulitzer Prizewinning author, was featured Saturday on "Recurso Natural," an Argentine public television program about environmental history.