Terasaki Chair in U.S.-Japan Relations Thomas Rimer speaks about the re-telling of the Sorge affair in Japanese film and theater.
Historians Harry Harootunian, Carol Gluck and Fred Notehelfer offer views on modernity and its development in Japan.
In 2008, Robert Buswell will become president of the Association for Asian Studies, the largest group of its kind. It's a breakthrough for UCLA and Korean studies alike and may owe to the unusually wide expertise of this one-time Buddhist monk.
A talk by Wang Hui
USC's David Bialock speaks about his research on Daoist influences in Japanese literature from the Nara period.
Japanese politics expert Patricia Maclachlan identifies the challenges to the future privatization of the Japanese post office.
Hanchao Lu’s "Street Criers: A Cultural History of Chinese Beggars" wins the Cecil B. Currey Book Award for 2005–06
Though numbers have been declining since 2002-2003, a downward trend may be ending.
USC scholar discusses a Japanese notion of beauty and its artistic representation in Meiji period paintings.
Experts on the Koreas, China, and the US say that North Korea won't give up its nuclear arms and that differences between the US and negotiating partners, including ally South Korea, will complicate six-party talks.
Discussion attempts to add depth to public perceptions following country’s nuclear test
MIT professor Shigeru Miyagawa got more than he bargained for when he posted an image of Japanese war propaganda on an educational website.
Clip from Mudanting
'Youth Edition' of the Kun opera stops in Berkeley and Irvine, earning plaudits from critics.
Ten recent Korean studies PhDs will take up research and teaching jobs in 2006–07.
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.
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