Quick links to all the stories posted at the UCLA International Institute
The Graduate Student Symposium for Japanese Studies faces its share of challenges. Not least of all the question of how to do so much in such little time.
Mizuko Ito explores anime culture in Japan and its popularity abroad.
South Korean universities are losing their ideals, says Kang Nae-hui.
Carol Gluck urges historians to seek new directions, quick.
In medieval Japan, sexual entertainers and their customers enjoyed great freedoms until a growing orthodoxy stifled their trade, Janet Goodwin tells a UCLA audience.
The UCLA-based Chinese Cultural Dance Club works with area youth, including children adopted from China.
Japanese literary scholar Keiko Kanai reviews a half-century of social activism on the issue of compensation for the people of Minamata, Japan, a bayside town poisoned by industrial waste in 1955.
Sometimes, language instruction at your home institution isn't all that it's cracked up to be. Which is where the IUC comes in...
UCLA researchers find grassroots approaches to curbing the spread of HIV in China and Vietnam.
Ritual-filled lives of 13th-century Japanese nuns at Hokkeji were rich, says USC scholar Lori Meeks.
Mandated to teach about Asia, too few teachers are prepared to do so. A UCLA Asia Institute seminar addresses this need.
Harvard history professor Daniel Botsman discusses the progress and plight of Japan's Burakumin under Meiji rule.
A Global Fellow at the International Institute takes up queries on torture, Abu Ghraib, the adoption of Chinese girls, and success in academia.
Tactics, not issues, were key to the LDP's landslide win in Japan, argues UCLA Professor Emeritus Hans Baerwald.
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.
Recently appointed Terasaki Chair Thomas Rimer discusses U.S.-Japan relations, cultural diversity, and integration.
In an excerpt from a longer Chicago Tribute opinion piece, UCLA professor Sanford M. Jacoby argues that Japan's economy is back on track.
Two young, yet distinguished, scholars take over as co-directors of one of America's top China programs.
Highly-regarded student-led program brings dance to Los Angeles audiences. Beyond its performances, the club also provides training for pre-teen students.
Levenson prize-winning Private Life Under Socialism shows how Chinese villagers, including young women, are increasingly demanding autonomy and privacy.
Nick Steele, a student in last year's Shanghai Global Institute, discusses working in a rapidly changing China.
The Third Wilbur K. Woo Conference on the Greater China Economy held at UCLA
UCLA's unique summer program combines courses on globalization, language, with field study in Shanghai and Hong Kong.
UCLA historian speaks on "Non-Elite Identities in the Late Choson: Questions of Ethnicity, Status, and Conflict."
UCLA Art Historian speaks on "The Musical Archaeology of Ancient China: A Presentation of Art and Music"
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