Asia News Archive
New UCLA Language Resource Center offers specialized instruction for students with background in a language
Online collection of 625 posters from worldwide public health campaigns marks World AIDS Day.
With a new National Language Resource Center, the federal government is recognizing that the preservation of U.S. language communities will not be accomplished with approaches aimed at monolingual Americans.
The gift will support major initiatives at the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA, including the recruitment of top faculty and graduate students, who will be able to embark upon projects and digs around the globe.
Alain Mabanckou, a visiting professor in the Department of French and Francophone Studies, won the annual prize for his best-selling novel, "Mémoires de porc-épic" ("Memoirs of a Porcupine").
In an on-camera interview with AsiaMedia, media mogul and anti-Thaksin activist Sondhi Limthongkul said corruption in Thailand has forced his news reporting into a journalism-activism hybrid.
Sondhi Limthongkul speaks on campus about what led to the government’s overthrow by the military. The talk was sponsored by the UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies.
Joined by pianist Andrius Zlabys and percussionist Andrei Pushkarev, Kremer on Nov. 19 will perform celebrated works composed or influenced by Johann Sebastian Bach.
Photographer Patrick Liotta and Mapuche Indian performer Beatriz Pichi Malen tell of the Mapuche people's bravery and determination in confronting wars, poverty, and domination by various groups.
USC scholar discusses a Japanese notion of beauty and its artistic representation in Meiji period paintings.
The UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies and the UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies present a documentary recounting the true story of Vietnamese immigrants to Israel.
On a book tour for his English translation of 'Wizard of the Crow,' the Kenyan novelist and playwright teaches a UCLA audience about dictators, globalization, and 'the unity behind creation.'
Prix Renaudot winners become "mega-stars overnight" in France.
The exhibit, curated by CNES Assistant Director Jonathan Friedlander, runs Nov. 6-Jan. 12 at UCLA’s Powell Library. A Jan. 11 lecture will treat the Middle East in American crime fiction.
Nov. 11 show features the Mombasa Party and the Royal Drummers of Burundi. Brazilian musician Gilberto Gil will appear in March.
MIT professor Shigeru Miyagawa got more than he bargained for when he posted an image of Japanese war propaganda on an educational website.
This Nov. 4-5 the Batsheva Dance Company will present "Three," a new work by Ohad Naharin.
"Intersections: World Arts, Local Lives" features some 250 objects from the Fowler's permanent collection--the art of Africa, Asia, the Pacific and the Americas.
UCLA Professor Emeritus Stanley Wolpert reflects on his career.
Racy explains pleasures of a musical tradition to the Kansas City Star.
The UCLA African Studies Center held a memorial service for Kunene on Oct. 12.
The question of why to study the Quechua language has any number of easy answers.
A ten-day workshop for local educators provides much-needed evidence that heritages of Latina/o and African American students intersect.
For more than two decades, the series has featured presentations by leading scholars exploring major issues in China's rich artistic heritage.
The story of Sammy Yukuan Lee and the Foundation that bears his name
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