The Institute in the News
Britain’s Guardian on Aug. 8, 2012, featured a podcast interview with novelist Alain Mabanckou, UCLA professor of French and Francophone studies, in which he reflected on his homeland of Congo–Brazzaville and the work of the writer Joseph Conrad.
Nahmee Lee, associate professor of modern Korean history and a scholar at the UCLA Center for Korean Studies, is quoted in a Los Angeles Times article about a conductor who hopes to use music to reestablish cultural ties between North Korea and South Korea.
React and Respond: The Phenomenon of Kony 2012
A Guideline for teaching about issues raised by Kony 2012
Professor Jungmann at UCLA pioneered introducing Korean art in an America university in 1999. On promoting Korean art overseas, the professor says ``politicization’’ is a problem.
Film Business Asia
From an industry perspective, Janet Yang, president of Manifest Films, and former president of production of Oliver Stone's Ixtlan Productions, said it's a whole shift of power toward China. The move is deeply rooted in China's increasing "capital earning and spending power."
Life in Ceramics surveys the range of perspectives found among contemporary Korean ceramicists, bringing together for the first time the work of five important artists: Yikyung Kim, In Chin Lee, Kang Hyo Lee, Youngjae Lee, and Kwang-cho Yoon.
Khaleej Times Online, October 28, 2007 (feat. Burkle Faculty Advisor Tom Plate)