Asia News Archive
A $1 million gift from humble, hard-working Fullerton couple makes news in their country of birth. Dong Soon Im and Mi Ja Im have endowed a chair in Korean Christianity at UCLA.
A Paris researcher says historians of colonial India have been neglecting an important part of history.
A theory course in the Department of World Arts and Culture brings practicing dancers from Cambodia, Malaysia, and Indonesia into the classroom.
In medieval Japan, sexual entertainers and their customers enjoyed great freedoms until a growing orthodoxy stifled their trade, Janet Goodwin tells a UCLA audience.
Comment on the Vietnamese American community, China's one child policy and adoption trends, and the place of Mao in today's China
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.
Journalist Andrew Lam introduces his first book, Perfume Dreams: Reflections on the Vietnamese Diaspora.
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 neurologist Zeba Vanek is raising money, mobilizing supplies to aid Pakistani victims.
A UCLA undergraduate student in Korean Buddhism reports on Professor Jin Y. Park's colloquium presentation at the Center for Buddhist Studies.
A UCLA graduate student reports on Professor Sharon Suh's colloquium presentation at the Center for Buddhist Studies.
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.
Discussing Schwarzenegger in China...
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.
Cari Coe's research inhabits the space where protected forests, politics, and poverty meet.
UCLA visiting scholar's online distance-learning program brings new perspectives to cultural study of the Philippines.
Historian Sanjay Subrahmanyam argues for return to democracy rather than military rule in Pakistan
The UC Education Abroad Program is extending its suspension of the program through this academic year because of a U.S. State Department travel warning.
UCLA graduate student reports on Professor Franciscus Verellen's talk at the UCLA Center for Buddhist Studies.
UCLA faculty are frequently called to comment upon events and trends in Asia and in Asia-U.S. relations.
Tactics, not issues, were key to the LDP's landslide win in Japan, argues UCLA Professor Emeritus Hans Baerwald.
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