Asia News Archive
Ritual-filled lives of 13th-century Japanese nuns at Hokkeji were rich, says USC scholar Lori Meeks.
Princeton curator Cary Liu, the Eighteenth Sammy Yukuan Lee lecturer, questions assumptions about 'Wu Family Shrines,' prevailing approaches to Chinese art and history.
Director Karim Ainouz and others discuss filmmaking and the state of the industry in Brazil.
UCLA visiting scholar's online distance-learning program brings new perspectives to cultural study of the Philippines.
UCLA graduate student reports on Professor Franciscus Verellen's talk at the UCLA Center for Buddhist Studies.
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.
CISA Director and Doshi Chair Subrahmanyam takes up cause of 'unloved' cities Delhi and Chennai.
UCLA Center for India and South Asia begins its programming.
Jonathan Friedlander's collection of memorabilia about the Middle East includes novels, comics, and music albums that have orientalist themes.
Visiting artists celebrate endowment of the Sambhi Chair in Indian music, bring more than music to courses.
Recently appointed Terasaki Chair Thomas Rimer discusses U.S.-Japan relations, cultural diversity, and integration.
The World Festival of Sacred Music is under way, bringing cultures and communities together.
CISA member Saloni Mathur, Assistant Professor in Art History at UCLA, has recently received a $248,700 grant from the prestigious J. Paul Getty Trust for a collaborative project on 'Museology and the Colony: The Case of India.'
Historian Sanjay Subrahmanyam challenges those who suggest that Muslims are divorced by their religion from local Asian cultures.
UCLA professor emeritus founded the prestigious Institute for Ethnomusicology and brought the Indonesian gamelan to the United States.
Themes of loss, yearning, nostalgia predominate
Special Guest Lecture by Gareth Chang, with Professor Toby Miller, UC Riverside
A two-day conference at UCLA explores the way the Hindu right in politics affects the practice of Hinduism in cultures.
Highly-regarded student-led program brings dance to Los Angeles audiences. Beyond its performances, the club also provides training for pre-teen students.
UCLA alumnus breaks stereotypes in his intellectual history of prominent Filipino American writers.
UCLA Chinese Cultural Dance Club presents its sixth annual dance performance
May 14 workshop looks at the history of Islam in China, at Muslim societies in China, and the lives of Chinese Muslims. Enrollment space is limited.
The Vietnamese International Film Festival comes to UCLA.
What is the status of Ethiopia, 20 years after famine relief? Why hasn't Ethiopia progressed as predicted? Former Clinton advisor for Africa, Gayle Smith, along with leading Ethiopian scholar, Edmond Keller, lead a panel discussion focusing on the state of Ethiopia. Where were you when "We Are the World" dominated the radio waves? Marcia Thomas of USA for Africa discusses the 1984 famine relief effort and pop culture.
Mrs. Ngoc Bay gives exhibition of techniques of Hat Boi at UCLA.
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