UCLA professor Carol Fisher Sorgenfrei speaks out on the sometimes frightful, but mostly delightful, process behind her landmark book, Unspeakable Acts: The Avant-Garde Theatre of Terayama Shuji and Postwar Japan.
CISA Director and Doshi Chair Subrahmanyam takes up cause of 'unloved' cities Delhi and Chennai.
UCLA Center for India and South Asia begins its programming.
Jonathan Friedlander's collection of memorabilia about the Middle East includes novels, comics, and music albums that have orientalist themes.
Visiting artists celebrate endowment of the Sambhi Chair in Indian music, bring more than music to courses.
Recently appointed Terasaki Chair Thomas Rimer discusses U.S.-Japan relations, cultural diversity, and integration.
The World Festival of Sacred Music is under way, bringing cultures and communities together.
CISA member Saloni Mathur, Assistant Professor in Art History at UCLA, has recently received a $248,700 grant from the prestigious J. Paul Getty Trust for a collaborative project on 'Museology and the Colony: The Case of India.'
Historian Sanjay Subrahmanyam challenges those who suggest that Muslims are divorced by their religion from local Asian cultures.
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.
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