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Gift to Center for Korean Studies will fund creative arts projects on ‘comfort women'

The gift will create a permanent endowment to support creative projects by UCLA students and faculty, together with an online archive, research and programming.

Published: Monday, September 12, 2022

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East Asia Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships, Academic Year 2022-2023

The UCLA Asia Pacific Center offers Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships for East Asian languages and area studies.

Published: Tuesday, August 16, 2022

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An interview with Robert Buswell, renowned scholar of Korean Buddhism

Distinguished Professor of Buddhist Studies Robert Buswell reflected on his life and work ahead of a two-day conference in honor of his retirement from UCLA.

Published: Friday, June 24, 2022

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Robert and Christina Buswell to establish first permanent endowed chair in Korean Buddhist studies outside of Korea

Director of the Center for Buddhist Studies Robert Buswell and his wife Christina Buswell have made gift commitments to create both an endowed chair and a graduate research fellowship in Buddhist Studies at UCLA.

Published: Tuesday, May 10, 2022

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Gina Kim's "TEARLESS" Wins BEST IMMERSIVE WORK AWARD

Director Gina Kim's VR Film "TEARLESS" has won the BEST IMMERSIVE WORK award at the Geneva International Film Festival.

Published: Tuesday, November 16, 2021

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Gina Kim's VR Film "TEARLESS" invited to the 78th Venice Film Festival

Director Gina Kim's VR Film "TEARLESS" is the second piece of a three part series addressing the mistreatment of Korean comfort women by American soldiers.

Published: Friday, August 6, 2021

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What the past offers contemporary racial justice movements

Christine Hong and Ann Garland Mahler examined past social justice movements that explicitly linked racism to capitalism, fascism and imperialism. These movements of the 20th century, they argued, offer a powerful transnational solidarity framework for racial justice movements today.

Published: Wednesday, December 30, 2020

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A multidisciplinary, transnational approach to modern labor issues

The work of sociologist Jennifer Jihye Chun, a labor scholar, spans both Asian American and Asian Studies.

Published: Wednesday, December 4, 2019

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Film sheds light on revisionist narrative about “comfort women” in Japan

Miki Dezaki's directorial debut, “Shusenjo: The Main Battleground of the Comfort Women Issue,” addresses the highly contentious debate in Japan and South Korea about comfort women during World War II.

Published: Monday, November 4, 2019

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Building Korean Studies into a thriving field

The immense contributions of UCLA historian John Duncan to the Korean Studies field was celebrated at a workshop on May 24, 2019. Duncan retired from UCLA in late June, 2019.

Published: Thursday, May 23, 2019

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