Asia News Archive
The grant money will be provided over a five-year period to be used for establishing a network with Korean studies specialists in Latin America and for strengthening the Korean studies program at UCLA.
Chinese Kun Opera Masterpiece 'The Peony Pavilion' Opens UCLA Live's Fifth International Theatre Festival Sept. 29–Oct. 1
While this groundbreaking 16th-century opera has been seen in the United States in three previous incarnations, Kenneth Pai's 2004 production is regarded as the most faithful modern restoration of the original kun opera to date.
Aeron Gerow discusses the evolution of nationalism in Kitano Takeshi's Hana-bi.
Adapted from a classic script by the renowned Taiwanese writer Kenneth Pai, the critically acclaimed "Young Lovers' Edition" of the Kun opera Peony Pavilion (Mudanting) will be hosted by UCLALive over three consecutive evenings beginning September 29th, 2006.
UCLA project devoted to Tokyo-LA interactions in art, fashion, food holds workshop on 'LA as Offshore Japan.'
Connecticut College's Alexis Dudden speaks on "Illegal Korea".
US Dept. of Education Grants $1.7 Million Over 4 Years to Support UCLA Asian Studies Graduate Students
East Asian and Southeast Asian Studies students will compete for $423,500 each year in fellowship funds.
Columbia's Michael Como challenges traditional views of legendary 'corruptor' figures in the context of cultic ritual and disease in medieval Japan.
More than 60 years after he left the camp behind, this emeritus UCLA professor, surgeon and researcher and his wife, Hisako, have donated $5 million to promote better understanding between Japan and America.
U. of Pittsburgh's Akiko Hashimoto examines the debate surrounding Japan's guilt over World War II.
UCLA's Thomas Rimer examines the life and art of a Japanese actor.
Absence of political strings makes Chinese investment attractive for African governments, says Maryland foreign policy specialist Ernest J. Wilson III.
Sara L.M. Davis discusses her new book.
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.
Han's UCLA Regents Lecture is now available via streaming video.
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.
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