Asia News Archive
The famed, if not always celebrated, French intellectual urges all groups to refrain from absurd, counterproductive 'competition of victimhoods.'
As online publications increase in popularity, critics question their credibility as sources.
Egyptologists and UCLA's best technology centers commence the heavy lifting of rewriting ancient Egypt's history.
Jean Said Makdisi, memoirist and sister of the late scholar Edward Said, discusses her new family chronicle.
U. of Pittsburgh's Akiko Hashimoto examines the debate surrounding Japan's guilt over World War II.
Institute-affiliated faculty and educators discuss culturally relevant approaches to closing the achievement gap in Los Angeles schools.
UCLA Filipino American theater expert says teaching is like performance, and scholarship and activism go hand in hand.
UCLA's Thomas Rimer examines the life and art of a Japanese actor.
Sara L.M. Davis discusses her new book.
Mizuko Ito explores anime culture in Japan and its popularity abroad.
Symposium on human trafficking is one of three recent globalization events sponsored by WAC with support from the International Institute. The others were a symposium on globalization and the arts and WAC's activites on World AIDS Day.
Carol Gluck urges historians to seek new directions, quick.
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.
An Eritrean student and instructor explains her holiday traditions to KTLA television.
The UCLA-based Chinese Cultural Dance Club works with area youth, including children adopted from China.
A program funded by the Mellon Foundation is creating an enlightened new perspective on the influence of minority cultures around the world.
Plays, movies, soaps, news shows created by Africans can counter the stream of bad news about the continent, Africa Channel executives tell UCLA audience.
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.
Near East Center assistant director showcases collection of popular culture, artifacts, and memorabilia.
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...
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.
Ritual-filled lives of 13th-century Japanese nuns at Hokkeji were rich, says USC scholar Lori Meeks.
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