Asia News Archive
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.
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.
Tactics, not issues, were key to the LDP's landslide win in Japan, argues UCLA Professor Emeritus Hans Baerwald.
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.
Recently appointed Terasaki Chair Thomas Rimer discusses U.S.-Japan relations, cultural diversity, and integration.
In an excerpt from a longer Chicago Tribute opinion piece, UCLA professor Sanford M. Jacoby argues that Japan's economy is back on track.
Two young, yet distinguished, scholars take over as co-directors of one of America's top China programs.
Highly-regarded student-led program brings dance to Los Angeles audiences. Beyond its performances, the club also provides training for pre-teen students.
Levenson prize-winning Private Life Under Socialism shows how Chinese villagers, including young women, are increasingly demanding autonomy and privacy.
Nick Steele, a student in last year's Shanghai Global Institute, discusses working in a rapidly changing China.
The Third Wilbur K. Woo Conference on the Greater China Economy held at UCLA
UCLA's unique summer program combines courses on globalization, language, with field study in Shanghai and Hong Kong.
UCLA historian speaks on "Non-Elite Identities in the Late Choson: Questions of Ethnicity, Status, and Conflict."
UCLA Art Historian speaks on "The Musical Archaeology of Ancient China: A Presentation of Art and Music"
UCLA Daily Bruin interviews Austin Harrington and Sung Deuk-Oak on their experiences in the United States.
Christine Loh, CEO of Hong Kong think tank Civic Exchange, discusses Hong Kong and the future of political reform in China
Lynne Miyake (Pomona College) dissects comic-book adaptations of the classical novel Genji monogatari
Noted oceanic scientist Jin Wu discusses the 15th century expeditions of the Chinese mariner Zheng He & the celebration of the 600th anniversary of his first voyage
Dr. Takeyuki Tsuda (UC San Diego) asks: Are Japanese Brazilian Migrants in Japan a Transnational Community?
UCLA Anthropologist reports that one injured woman in seven who is hospitalized in Japan is the victim of spousal violence, while 100,000 women a year are imported as sex workers from poor Asian countries.
Raoul Birnbaum delivers 16th lecture in venerable series at UCLA's Fowler Museum of Cultural History
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