Ten recent Korean studies PhDs will take up research and teaching jobs in 2006–07.
Andrew Dawson's Award-Winning 'Absence and Presence' Makes Its Los Angeles Premiere at UCLA Live Oct. 11-15
English director, dancer and mime artist's intimate elegy to his father, whose body lay undiscovered for 10 days after he died in 1985, reflects on grief, regret and the unique emotions wrought by the death of a parent.
The grant money will be provided over a five-year period to be used for establishing a network with Korean studies specialists in Latin America and for strengthening the Korean studies program at UCLA.
Khaled Abou El Fadl tells the Los Angeles Times that false information about him and threats, relayed earlier this month by a local newspaper, amount to a 'solicitation of murder.' He also recounts a close call in April.
The first major U.S. exhibition on Tuareg art and culture examines the history of "the Blue People of the Sahara," so-called for their indigo turbans that at times stain their skin and define their identity as they ride on majestic camels.
UCLA Islamic Studies doctoral student Joanne Nucho went to Lebanon to study Arabic and a community in East Beirut. She ended up working to get out, a process that led her to new reflections on the region and her own family ties to it.
16 short tales, and warring commentaries on them, form the core of GlobaLink-Africa, a free, year-long, multimedia curriculum designed for grades 9-12. The polished, feature-rich web site is not only for high schoolers. Others can raid it for music, country data, or a crash course on Africa and the contemporary world.
Fighting in Lebanon and Israel 'might engulf the entire region as well as what is left of faith in American ideals in the Muslim world,' writes UCLA Fulbright Coordinator Ann Zwicker Kerr in the Aug. 14 Christian Science Monitor.
Commissioned by the UCLA Center for Intercultural Performance, APPEX is a six-week artist residency program for music, dance and theater that fosters artistic collaboration and promotes creative cultural discoveries through an intensive summer workshop series suited for professional artists. CSEAS is a co-sponsor of the program.
CNES hosts a conference marking the arrival of JMEWS's editorial operation at the UCLA Center for the Study of Women. UCLA's Sondra Hale and UCSB's Nancy Gallagher will serve as co-editors.
Obituary: Guillermo Hernandez, UCLA Professor of Spanish, Director Emeritus of Chicano Studies Research Center and Leading Expert on Corridos
Guillermo E. Hernández, UCLA professor of Spanish, director emeritus of the university's Chicano Studies Research Center and a leading expert on corridos, died Sunday, July 16, in Mexico City. He was 66.
Collaboration by artists visiting UCLA from Indonesia, India, Thailand, the Philippines, Malaysia, and the USA culminates in shows from July 19 to Aug. 11. The Center for Southeast Asian Studies is a co-sponsor.
Search begins to fill UCLA academic chair endowed by The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation. The foundation invests in programs in the areas of College Access, Healthcare, and Israel.
W. Michael 'Jelani' Hamm, the Coordinator for the Social Justice Magnet at Crescent Heights Elementary, discusses his experiences at a two-day K-12 teachers' workshop on the plight of African children.
UCLA-based Hispanic American Periodicals Index has a record of adapting early to technological shifts. Now staff at HAPI have redesigned the web site in response to 'usability' testing by UCLA library science student, increased full-text offerings, and translated pages into Spanish and Portuguese.
University of Arkansas' Mohja Kahf asks what one more label could do for study of American writers, herself not excluded. The lecture is part of CNES-, CEES-, and government-sponsored sociology course on Muslims in Europe and North America.
Assumptions about race relations derived from U.S. experience don't hold for Brazil, Edward Telles announced in 'Race in Another America,' judged best contribution to sociology in three years.
Global studies has been popular with students in its first year, with all classes filled to capacity.
GlobaLink-Africa, a free resource for students and teachers, was four years in the making. GRCA celebrated its launch with African and Afro-Brazilian musical and dance performances.
UCLA project devoted to Tokyo-LA interactions in art, fashion, food holds workshop on 'LA as Offshore Japan.'
In Indonesia, Malaysia, Egypt and Turkey, audiences of up to 1,000 people recently turned up to listen to him speak. In the United States, Abou El Fadl's views have made him unpopular among fellow Arab Americans.
Human rights advocate denounces Iranian laws that harm children and women, set back path to 'advanced democracy.' Protesters interrupt speech; a few are ejected.
US Dept. of Education Grants $1.7 Million Over 4 Years to Support UCLA Asian Studies Graduate Students
East Asian and Southeast Asian Studies students will compete for $423,500 each year in fellowship funds.
Education Department's FLAS funds to support graduate students in 2006-10 through UCLA Latin American, Near Eastern, East Asian, and Southeast Asian studies centers. Asia Institute to increase number of awards.
Woman records experience on radio to bring patients hope, erase stigma attached to illness.
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