Education Department's FLAS funds to support graduate students in 2006-10 through UCLA Latin American, Near Eastern, East Asian, and Southeast Asian studies centers. Asia Institute to increase number of awards.
A chance encounter with a rare original source took a professor and his students on a captivating journey through Vietnam. In a colloquium at UCLA, Bucknell U's David Del Testa and Los Angeles educators discuss how to share a 19-year-old woman's personal story with K-12 students.
Legendary Black Hole is at center of first annual Center for India and South Asia lecture by anthropologist Partha Chatterjee.
Columbia's Michael Como challenges traditional views of legendary 'corruptor' figures in the context of cultic ritual and disease in medieval Japan.
As online publications increase in popularity, critics question their credibility as sources.
More than 50 scholars from around the world participate in a host of academic activities sponsored by CNES
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.
Dr. 'Abdullah' Abdullah notes progress, urges diplomatic solution to dispute between neighboring Iran and the United States.
A full lecture hall of UCLA students heard about the progress of Afghanistan's government directly from Afghan Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah.
Consul General B.S. Prakash says Indo-U.S. relations are warming.
U. of Pittsburgh's Akiko Hashimoto examines the debate surrounding Japan's guilt over World War II.
UCLA Filipino American theater expert says teaching is like performance, and scholarship and activism go hand in hand.
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.
Abstracts are due by March 15; conference to be held May 26-28, 2006
South Korean universities are losing their ideals, says Kang Nae-hui.
Tom Plate's "Pacific Perspectives" is widely syndicated in the U.S. and in Asia
Carol Gluck urges historians to seek new directions, quick.
A $1 million gift from humble, hard-working Fullerton couple makes news in their country of birth. Dong Soon Im and Mi Ja Im have endowed a chair in Korean Christianity at UCLA.
A Paris researcher says historians of colonial India have been neglecting an important part of history.
A theory course in the Department of World Arts and Culture brings practicing dancers from Cambodia, Malaysia, and Indonesia into the classroom.
In medieval Japan, sexual entertainers and their customers enjoyed great freedoms until a growing orthodoxy stifled their trade, Janet Goodwin tells a UCLA audience.
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