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An Interview with Equus' Trieu Tran
Trieu Tran plays Alan Strang in East West Players' production of Equus by Peter Shaffer.

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About Global Studies
The Global Studies Interdepartmental Program (IDP) provides UCLA undergraduates with a rigorous interdisciplinary education in the principal issues confronting today's globalized world.

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Horsin' Around: Behind the scenes of Equus
East West Players' latest opus is the award-winning Equus: the story of a boy, his shrink and yes, some stalwart stallions. APA goes toe to toe -- or hoof to hoof, if you prefer -- with the cast.

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The New Face of the Supermodel
Asian faces in high fashion are few and far between. APA examines the lack of diversity in the world of modeling along with the increasing demand for some color amidst the omnipresent black and white. See who has penetrated the iron gates surrounding high fashion, and meet the bright young faces who seek to redefine classical notions of beauty.

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April 14, 2005: News Bites
Puffy Ami Yumi invades North America, Bollywood’s biggest blockbuster debuts, Kung Fu Hustle makes a splash, Ha Jin wins for War Trash, and film fests galore! All this and more in the latest issue of News Bites.

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About Latin American Studies MA Program
Opportunity, reputation, location, resources help to enhance Latin American Studies at UCLA.

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Contact Us

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September 8, 2005: News Bites
The official Memoirs of a Geisha trailer, Korean film festivals on both coasts, Jin's freestyle flop, Yao Ming's millions, and much more in this edition of News Bites.

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The People Who Cover Up Genocide
UCLA panel looks at people and governments who deny or explain away the Armenian genocide, the Holocaust, the killing of Tutsis in Rwanda in 1994, and the ongoing massacres in the Darfur provinces of Sudan.

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The Rise of Islamic Extremism in Central Asia
Former Uzbek Ambassador to Iran and Afghanistan reviews the development of Muslim groups in his region as Soviet power faded and Saudi and Iranian influence grew.

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Future of Iraq, Israel-Palestine Conflict, and Central Asia Weighed at International Conference
Three-day meeting at UCLA hears reports on "The Middle East in 2005"

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Your Major and EAP
Relevent programmatic information regarding your major and EAP.

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Research EAP options
There are many ways to research your EAP program options.

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When Comedy and Activism Violently Collide: Margaret Cho Sounds Off
Margaret Cho is angry, and she's not going to take it anymore.

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February 17: News From Abroad
Berlin gets Asianized, Miyazaki awarded, The Grudge returns, Scorcese and DiCaprio strike again, a Valentine's Day treat and more in this edition of News From Abroad.

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Fighting HIV in the Golden Triangle
UCLA researchers find grassroots approaches to curbing the spread of HIV in China and Vietnam.

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A Distant Shore Will Bring You in Close
A lesson on globalism, multiculturalism, and the most important -ism of all -- humanism -- Chay Yew's A Distant Shore is must-see theater. Get educated.

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A lil bit of lesbian love, a lil bit of Joan Chen: The crossover appeal of Saving Face
Alice Wu's Saving Face is a crowd-pleaser and a fitting kick-off to the 2005 VC Film festival. Show them some girl-on-girl action, some cultural nyuk-nyuks, and they will come.

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May 12, 2005: Foreign Clips
Ziyi Zhang hits the runway, Korea-Japan relations on the mend, is Pakistan the new Bollywood?, and much more in this edition of News From Abroad.

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Larry Diamond on What Went Wrong in Iraq and Prospects for Democracy and Stability
Former senior advisor to L. Paul Bremer looks at the players in Iraq's new political lineup, strategies for defusing the insurgency, and some of the serious mistakes the U.S. has made and continues to make.

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Wahhabism, bin Ladenism, and the Saudi Arabia Dilemma
Gregory Gause, speaking on "Wahhabism, Saudi Arabia and 9/11," says Saudi Arabia maintains a delicate balance.

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A Forgotten History of Democratic Institutions in Mexico and Peru
Carlos Forment discusses his new book on the growth of civil society in Latin America in the 18th and 19th centuries.

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Jay Chou in LA: An Incomparable Breakthrough
Taiwan's resident heartthrob arrived to a sold-out crowd at the Shrine Auditorium. A personal account given by one lucky fan...

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Former BBC correspondent Philip Short speaks on his new biography of Pol Pot
How a Paris Playboy Came to Kill a Million and a Half People

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UCLA Holds Briefing on Indian Ocean Tsunami
Expert panel looks at political problems in relief work, priorities in rescue and reconstruction efforts, and what aid workers and NGOs actually do.

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Filipino Film Festival at UCLA a Big Success
Five classic films provide Los Angeles restrospective of the best of Filipino filmaking from the early 1960s to the end of the 1980s.

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Brazilian Cinema Reborn
Director Karim Ainouz and others discuss filmmaking and the state of the industry in Brazil.

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Syrian Ambassador Calls for Comprehensive Peace Settlement in the Middle East
Dr. Imad Moustapha addresses UCLA undergraduate class on Syria's relations with the United States, Lebanon, and Israel; calls for marginalizing extremists on both sides in the effort to end Middle East conflicts.

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Enlightenment Influence on the U.S. Constitution: Cesare Beccaria’s Contributions to the U.S. Bill of Rights: Are the Rights of the Accused Respected?
Produced by Miguel Morales, Orthopaedic Medical Magnet High School, 2005

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Godzilla and Postwar Japan
William M. Tsutsui (Univ. of Kansas) explores the role of the Godzilla film series in popular culture

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U.S.–Arab Relations Broken After Iraq War, Scholar Reports
University of Maryland and Brookings Scholar Telhami says growing opposition to U.S. foreign policy is not the worst news for the superpower.

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Academic Counseling & Contact Information

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New Leftist Government in Brazil Faces Multiple Challenges
The inauguration of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva as president of Brazil on New Year’s Day, 2003, signaled an unprecedented personal journey from abject poverty to the presidency of Brazil. In a seminar on the implications, prospects, and possibilities of the new Lula presidency, a panel of experts discussed Brazilian politics, social movements, and the inner workings of the Workers' Party.

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In Memoriam: Eun-Ju Lee
South Korea lost one of its brightest stars with the passing of 25-year-old Eun-Ju Lee. A closer look at her life, her legend and her demise...

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Hajj Histories: Stories from Southeast Asian Pilgrims
A Cornell professor takes the leap from sundry to spiritual in his quest to discover the ancient Islamic pillar of faith.

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Women's Political Role on Rise in Philippines
But gains are too modest, says Prosperina Tapales, professor at the University of the Philippines.

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Listening to Islam
Written in spite of death threats and illness, book by UCLA legal thinker Khaled Abou El Fadl takes aim at Muslim 'puritans.'

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Resources
Various websites to help you find European and Eurasian Resources.

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Memoirs of an Atomic Bomb Survivor: Shigeko Sasamori
UCLA Professor James Yamazaki speaks with Shigeko Sasamori, one of the so-called Hiroshima Maidens, who survived the atomic bombing and were brought to the US for reconstructive surgery in 1955 by Norman Cousins and the readers of Saturday Review.

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The West Must Support Islamic Moderates to Fight Jihadist Terrorism
Counter-terror expert Boaz Ganor warns that Islamic terrorism is a deadly threat to Islamic moderates as well as the West, and outlines measures to reduce its influence.

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The Future of the Greater China Economy
The Third Wilbur K. Woo Conference on the Greater China Economy held at UCLA

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The Missing Histories of the Hmong
UCLA Hmong Americans search for their place on campus and their place in the history books.

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Korean King of Comedy: Bobby Lee
APA catches Bobby Lee in a candid, spur-of-the-moment interview, before he took the stage for a comedy show at UCLA.

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Refugee Babies: The Lasting Effects of Tsunami Aid in Sri Lanka
UCLA graduate student Nimmi Gowrinathan, just back from serving in the relief effort in Sri Lanka, writes of how political and economic problems there will affect children for years to come.

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Randal Johnson Named Director of the Latin American Institute
Distinguished film scholar and Brazil expert Randal Johnson has been named director of the Latin American Institute in the UCLA International Institute starting July 1, 2005.

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Talkin Bout My (Asian Kung-Fu) Generation
Japanese alternative rockers release their newest album.

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Short Term Programs
Although a full-year abroad offers a deeper window into the host culture, it is better to spend a quarter, semester, or summer abroad than no time at all. If you cannot leave UCLA for a full year, EAP has numerous other high-quality options for you.

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Hizbullah: Political Party or Terrorist Organization?
Yale scholar says Lebanese organization is in the process of joining the political mainstream

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Gay Boys and Our Favorite Korean Mother
Margaret Cho talks about her upcoming projects -- a film starring her and her real life best friend Bruce Daniels called "Bam Bam and Celeste" and a new TV show based on her mother.

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Summer Programs
A growing number of UCLA students are studying abroad on EAP summer programs. Most summer programs focus primarily on language acquisition and study of the local culture. Many students go on these summer programs to gain language skills needed for a fall or year program.

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Memoirs of a Korean... in Japan
One of our very own provides a first-hand narrative about the perils of being a Korean in Japan, the notion of "homeland" and the seismic revelation that North and South Korea music really aren't all that different.

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UCLA Fights HIV/AIDS in Asia
In much of Southeast Asia, China and India, the fight against HIV/AIDS is being led by UCLA alumni — trainees sent here to learn from the best

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Lotus Steps 2005 -- UCLA's Chinese Cultural Dance Club
Highly-regarded student-led program brings dance to Los Angeles audiences. Beyond its performances, the club also provides training for pre-teen students.

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Terror on Mass Transit
Executive summary from research project led by Professor Loukaitou-Sideris, with collaborators from the Urban Planning faculty at UCLA and the Civil and Environmental Engineering department at UC Berkeley, aims to study terrorist attacks on rail and subway systems around the world with the goal of designing stations that are less vulnerable to bomb or gas attacks.

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He Said, Chi Said: Kung Fu Hustle
The newest addition to our revolving door of film review features, He Said, Chi Said pits bonafide film expert (and staff writer) Brian Hu against armchair critic (and managing editor) Chi Tung. During this go-around, they discuss Stephen Chow's Kung Fu Hustle.

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Encyclopedia of Buddhism
by Robert E. Buswell Jr. (Editor)

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Philippines Study Abroad Program in Jeopardy
The UC Education Abroad Program is extending its suspension of the program through this academic year because of a U.S. State Department travel warning.

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Learning from past mistakes
UCLA student writes thesis on Spain's transit security

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Best of 2004: Female Entertainers
The women in '04 who, after stealing your heart and running away with your dignity, whispered ever so delicately in your ear: are you not entertained?

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Electoral Democracy Has Yet to Shake Mexico's Corrupt Bureaucracy
Alejandro Gertz Manero, Vicente Fox's former National Secretary of Security, points to the dramatic rise in drug use and crime in his country as proof that the reforms have gone only half way.

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Asian Designers Infiltrate High End Fashion
Ralph what? Donna who? Move over Marc Jacobs, because the next generation of high-end designers may be dominated by names such as Peter Som, Derek Lam, and Doo-Ri Chung. The winds of change are coming from the East, and these young Asian designers will change the way you dress. Forever.

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Global Entertainment and Popular Culture
Special Guest Lecture by Gareth Chang, with Professor Toby Miller, UC Riverside

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Understanding the English Bill of Rights
Produced by Dan Lynch, Gabrielino High School, 2005

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Application Deadlines for Prospective Applications
Research your options and plan to apply as early as possible.

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Making Up for Minamata
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.

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Middle Eastern Fetishes Amuse, Challenge, Shock
Jonathan Friedlander's collection of memorabilia about the Middle East includes novels, comics, and music albums that have orientalist themes.

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UCLA Graduates Its Third Class of Southeast Asian Studies Majors
They come from different places and are headed down different paths, but share a love for Southeast Asia.

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KOREA: Celebrities feel negative effects of internet
Korea's internet culture allows for rapid spread of stars' private information; fallout can injure careers

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Congratulations to UCLA's 2004-2005 Asian Studies Graduates
Forty-nine students to receive degrees for their work on South Asia, Southeast Asia, and East Asia.

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UC Regents Take Up Sudan Divestment
Students rally outside Regents' meeting at UCLA, say silence on Darfur genocide not an option.

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U.S. Ambassador to Armenia, John M. Evans, Speaks at UCLA
Recently appointed U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Armenia, John Marshall Evans, visited UCLA on February 17, 2005 to address students, faculty, and the public in an informative talk titled "Report from Armenia, 2005."

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The RZA Revisited
An arresting storyteller, philosopher and anthropologist, the RZA is at his best when he just riffs. Call it the RZA reel o'rama, if you wish. Or simply sit back, and let him kick some knowledge.

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Students Take Action to Fight AIDS
The focus of this year's World AIDS Day was to raise awareness locally as well as shed light on the HIV/AIDS pandemic in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Philippines Without Borders
UCLA visiting scholar's online distance-learning program brings new perspectives to cultural study of the Philippines.

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Filipino/Tagalog, A Language of the Philippines, Expands at UCLA
Department of Asian Languages and Cultures offers courses in Advanced Filipino for the first time.

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Worlds of Sound Reach L.A.
The World Festival of Sacred Music is under way, bringing cultures and communities together.

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Finding Daniel Dae Kim
Not enough three-dimensional roles for Koreans? This actor promises that all is not lost.

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France and Globalization in the Late 18th Century: The Kourou Disaster
Noted British historian Emma Rothschild recalls a terrible turning point in French efforts to expand into the New World.

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Islam in China -- a workshop for teachers
May 14 workshop looks at the history of Islam in China, at Muslim societies in China, and the lives of Chinese Muslims. Enrollment space is limited.

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My Chemical Romance
82-year-old Seijun Suzuki likes to have his kitsch and eat it too. Problem is, his eyes are bigger than our stomachs, making Princess Raccoon awful hard to digest.

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"I Was One of the Lucky Ones. I Lost Nothing."
UCLA senior Audrey Desiderato survived the December 26 tsunami while scuba-diving off a Thai island. Here she reflects on the experience and on the immense losses suffered by others.

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Dual Citizenship: The Two Sides of Thomas Rimer
Recently appointed Terasaki Chair Thomas Rimer discusses U.S.-Japan relations, cultural diversity, and integration.

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Darfur Panel Illustrates Region’s Suffering
Speakers criticize international community’s apathy toward Sudan.

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Breaking the Mold
Art historian and museum curator Robert Brown takes over as director of the UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies and Chair of the Interdepartmental Degree Program in Southeast Asian Studies.

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Tsunami Still Taking Toll: Indonesian Military Combines Relief with Executing Rebels, while Sri Lankan Fishermen Face Loss of Livelihood
UCLA professors say relief efforts hurt by prexisting conditions in Indonesia and Sri Lanka.

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June 23, 2005: News From Abroad
This just in: Aishwarya Rai and Ziyi Zhang are smokin hot. Also in this edition of News From Abroad: Shanghai Noon for Jackie Chan and other Chinese luminaries; Chen Kaige's next opus; Romeo and Juliet go to Bollywood and as always, a whole lot more.

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UCLA IT director creates Aceh photo journal, finds hope amidst destruction
Yoh Kawano, Director of Information Technology at the UCLA Center for Neighborhood Knowledge, has just returned from Aceh. He has put together a remarkable photo journal of his time there that captures not only images of destruction that have come to represent the tsunami, but also the strength, resilience and hope of the Acehnese people.

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UCLA's Yunxiang Yan receives Association for Asian Studies China Book Prize
Levenson prize-winning Private Life Under Socialism shows how Chinese villagers, including young women, are increasingly demanding autonomy and privacy.

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UCLA Club Reaches Out to Families with Children from China
The UCLA-based Chinese Cultural Dance Club works with area youth, including children adopted from China.

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Political Hinduism Goes Beyond Politics
A two-day conference at UCLA explores the way the Hindu right in politics affects the practice of Hinduism in cultures.

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Israel and the Palestinians: Is Peace at Hand?
Israeli Minister Matan Vilnai on Israeli security and negotiations with the Palestinians.

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Contemporary Ethiopia: Revolution and Transformation?
What is the status of Ethiopia, 20 years after famine relief? Why hasn't Ethiopia progressed as predicted? Former Clinton advisor for Africa, Gayle Smith, along with leading Ethiopian scholar, Edmond Keller, lead a panel discussion focusing on the state of Ethiopia. Where were you when "We Are the World" dominated the radio waves? Marcia Thomas of USA for Africa discusses the 1984 famine relief effort and pop culture.

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Geishas Gone Wild
There are few things worse than seeing your favorite Asian men and women be subjected to the drone of the Hollywood factory. Actually, there are at least ten. APA counts down the reasons why Memoirs of a Geisha is such an abysmal failure.

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UCLA Hmong Students "Giving Voice to Hmong American Experiences"
One UCLA Hmong student leader says the recent Hmong American academic conference shows that there is material and demand to introduce Hmong studies into the curriculum.

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Lovin' the Lynn
APA chats with Lynn Chen, one-half of the first ever Asian-American lesbian duo in a theatrically released feature film: "Saving Face," Alice Wu's anticipated directorial debut, which also stars lovely ladies Joan Chen and Michelle Krusiec.

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Petition for Chair Review
Students are free to petition for specific courses to be used for their International Institute major or minor.

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Curriculum Guidelines For Heritage Language Classrooms at the University of California
NEH Focus Group Report prepared at UCLA, February 14-15, 2003

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Exposing Corrupt Politicians: The Effect of Brazil's Publicly Released Audits on Electoral Outcomes
by Frederico Finan, UC Berkeley and Claudio Ferraz, UC Berkeley and IPEA. Reading for October 4, 2005

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Recognize Difference Between Two Islams
Abou El Fadl is professor of law, an authority on Islamic jurisprudence and the author of “The Great Theft: Wrestling Islam From the Extremists.”

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Vietnamese Diaspora on Film
The Vietnamese International Film Festival comes to UCLA.

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The Aftermath of the Tsunami
Campus responds to crisis

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UCLA Ranks 9th in Foreign Students, 3rd in Study Abroad
IIE's Open Doors report says UCLA foreign enrollment is steady, study abroad on the rise.

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Tsunami -- Understanding and Helping
Web resources to aid in understanding the recent tragedy.

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Vietnamese-American Dreams
Journalist Andrew Lam introduces his first book, Perfume Dreams: Reflections on the Vietnamese Diaspora.

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Tamlyn Tomita: Dame Derring-Do
Tamlyn Tomita tells it like it is. In this exclusive interview, she takes APA (and its readers) to task on WWII, being sucky, and the adrenaline rush that theater provides.

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Doctor races against time to save quake victims
UCLA neurologist Zeba Vanek is raising money, mobilizing supplies to aid Pakistani victims.

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Mantle Hood, 87, dies
UCLA professor emeritus founded the prestigious Institute for Ethnomusicology and brought the Indonesian gamelan to the United States.

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UCLA Hosts Talks on Armenian Genocide
An Oct. 6 conference on the Armenian Genocide marked the first time Turkish scholars outside Turkey have challenged their government's position on the genocide, organizers said.

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Aid Available for Students in the US from Indonesia, Thailand, and Malaysia
The Institute for International Education and the Freeman Foundation offer emergency assistance to students from disaster-affected areas.

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Academic Year Programs
Time flies when you're having fun, especially while studying abroad, so plan to go on EAP for a year. Living in another country provides endless opportunities for adventure and discovery. Uncovering and understanding a new culture or language could easily take years, if not a lifetime.

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The Ambassador's Role
The U.S. ambassador to Benin discusses the U.S. agenda, the Beninese ethos, and the trials of his vocation.

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Buddhist Studies at Top of its Class
By Vanda Farahmand of the DAILY BRUIN

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UCLA Chancellor Carnesale on the Risks of Nuclear Attacks on the United States
Security expert Albert Carnesale looks at U.S. options to head off nuclear spread in North Korea and Iran, and the danger of terrorist groups with atom bombs.

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Mao and Markets -- Business the Chinese Way
Nick Steele, a student in last year's Shanghai Global Institute, discusses working in a rapidly changing China.

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Schaberg and Yan to head UCLA Center for Chinese Studies
Two young, yet distinguished, scholars take over as co-directors of one of America's top China programs.

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About the Center
UCLA currently houses one of the top three programs in Buddhist Studies in the United States, both in terms of faculty quality and size and in breadth of coverage.

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Godzilla: Final Wars: A Gargantuan Thrill
We think he's a scream. Really, we do. And we think you'll agree once you read our review. Along, of course, with the usual scattering of opinions from our counterparts across the way.

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Sammy Yukuan Lee: A Biography
The story of Sammy Yukuan Lee and the Foundation that bears his name

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Best of 2004: Male Entertainers
Ten leading men who gave those of us not named Brad Pitt or Johnny Depp reasons to celebrate again...

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Augusto Espiritu launches new book Five Faces of Exile at UCLA
UCLA alumnus breaks stereotypes in his intellectual history of prominent Filipino American writers.

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A Look at Korean American Buddhism, Gender, and Identity
A UCLA graduate student reports on Professor Sharon Suh's colloquium presentation at the Center for Buddhist Studies.

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Unforced Devotions
Ritual-filled lives of 13th-century Japanese nuns at Hokkeji were rich, says USC scholar Lori Meeks.

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Former Secretary of Commerce Mickey Kantor Defends the Record of Global Free Trade
300 million people were brought out of poverty in China and India in the last twenty years the trade expert tells UCLA undergraduates.

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What the U.S. Needs to Do to Move an Arab-Israeli Peace Forward
Steven Spiegel criticizes the Bush administration for pursuing global goals in the Middle East while failing to address the specific issues that leave the region in crisis. He proposes a strategy for disengagement between the Palestinians and Israelis.

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Does Emigration Strengthen or Weaken Castro?
U. of Michigan sociologist examines the net effects of Cuban exodus on the stability of the island's government.

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Hong Kong and Political Change in China: Let the Small Teach the Big
Christine Loh, CEO of Hong Kong think tank Civic Exchange, discusses Hong Kong and the future of political reform in China

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About the Performers in A Celebration of Music and Dance from South and Southeast Asia—A Benefit to Support Tsunami Relief Efforts, to be held on February 9th at 7:00 p.m. (UCLA Ackerman Union's Grand Ballroom)
A list of the distinguished performers in, “A Celebration of Music and Dance from South and Southeast Asia”—A Benefit to Support Tsunami Relief Efforts

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The Challenge of Enduring and Deepening Poverty in the New South Africa
By Edmond J. Keller, University of California- Los Angeles

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Goodbye Mr. Miyagi…
Asia Pacific Arts salutes the late, great veteran Asian-American actor Pat Morita.

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This, That, and the 'Other': The RZA on the Miscegenation of Hip-Hop
One can't help but wonder: what is The RZA, hip-hop visionary and all-around badass doing on the cover of an Asian arts magazine? Why, to tell us, of course, that rap music rings loudest and clearest when it springs from the unlikeliest of sources.

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How to Support Buddhist Studies at UCLA
UCLA Center for Buddhist Studies: An Investment in the Future

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Remembering Nurcholish Madjid
Muslim scholar was an influential player in Indonesia's democratic development

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UCLA at the 2005 Association for Asian Studies Annual Meeting
UCLA students, graduates, and faculty present their research in Chicago on March 31-April 3, 2005.

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134.

Politics Across the Border
Teleconference lets Mexican presidential candidate spread message to students.

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Remembering James Smoot Coleman
Colleagues, family, and friends gather to honor the UCLA African Studies Center's generous, humble, brilliant founding director.

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Warren Christopher Fields Student Questions on International Hot Spots
The former Secretary of State recalls the three most memorable political events of his long life and answers questions from students on today's global crises.

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 2

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137.

Japan and the Emancipator
Harvard history professor Daniel Botsman discusses the progress and plight of Japan's Burakumin under Meiji rule.

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 2

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138.

Of Apartheid, Prison, and Parliament
Mandela prison-mate and adviser Kathrada remembers indignities suffered, stresses victories won in democratic South Africa.

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 4

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Welcome to the IUC Japan
Sometimes, language instruction at your home institution isn't all that it's cracked up to be. Which is where the IUC comes in...

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Emily Kuroda: The Trained Thespian behind Gilmore Girls' Mrs. Kim
So who is the actress behind this one-of-a-kind character? A respected theater veteran. APA talks to Emily Kuroda -- who in real life, thank goodness, doesn't resemble the intense, intimidating character that she portrays onscreen.

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Last Professional Performer in the United States Demonstrates Vietnamese Classical Opera
Mrs. Ngoc Bay gives exhibition of techniques of Hat Boi at UCLA.

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Germany
Federal Republic of Germany -- Bundesrepublik Deutschland

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 1

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143.

Glenda Jones, Bruin Angel
The graduate adviser for the Department of Political Science and her buds spent 17 days in Kenya distributing more than 1,000 pounds of clothes, school supplies, infant necessities, food and life-saving information on hygiene and health.

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144.

UCLA Historian Publishes Biography of Gandhi
Stanley Wolpert, Professor Emeritus of Indian History, publishes "Gandhi's Passion: The Life and Legacy of Mahatma Gandhi"

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The Rest of Africa, Televised
Plays, movies, soaps, news shows created by Africans can counter the stream of bad news about the continent, Africa Channel executives tell UCLA audience.

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Institute brings East Asia to K-12 teachers
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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147.

Information on Korean Buddhism
The Korean Buddhism information page provides links to sites containing information on Korean Buddhism, including general resources, information on monasteries, teaching and practice centers, art and architecture in Korean Buddhism, and various other related categories.

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Five UCLA Students Honored with Study Abroad Scholarships
Three will study in France on Dan Wise Memorial Scholarships. Duttenhaver Scholarships will send students to China and Spain.

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149.

Gandhi Prevails Over Bombs
UCLA historian Vinay Lal writes of Gandhi the healer.

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150.

Leddet and Gena Greetings
An Eritrean student and instructor explains her holiday traditions to KTLA television.

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Many Bruins Opt For Overseas Learning
UCLA ranks 3rd nationally in number of students at foreign universities.

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The Defeat of Iran's Revolutionary Economics
Economist Sohrab Behdad, who was teaching in Tehran during the 1979 Revolution, says role of religion in Iranian economic policy is overstated.

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Geoffrey Garrett on Globalization in Two Eras
In the first lecture of the new Global Studies course, the vice provost of the International Institute discusses globalization before and after 9/11, President Bush and the war on terror and opposing views about where the world is headed.

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A new way to learn
Global studies takes a holistic approach to education.

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Faculty
Global Studies Faculty Roster

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Orchid Mazurkiewicz Appointed Director of HAPI
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Orchid Mazurkiewicz as Director of the Latin American Center's Hispanic American Periodicals Index (HAPI) starting January 1, 2006.

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Fifteenth Annual Iranian Film Festival
Themes of loss, yearning, nostalgia predominate

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158.

Outsmarted by a Six Year Old Again: Hanging Out with Mr. Marc Yu
Easily the cutest interviewee APA's ever had, piano/cello prodigy Marc Yu makes us wonder why we were such slackers at six and three quarters.

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Four Years under the Spell of the Superpower Myth?
Nancy Soderberg talks about her new book on unilateralism in U.S. foreign policy under the Bush administration.

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160.

Some kind of Wong-derful: Makin' love, not war in 2046
All the haters relax: 2046 is still a wong-derful world of sweltering glances, moods and palettes. Prepare to be swept off your feet.

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A Look at Buddhism and Modernity in Korea
A UCLA undergraduate student in Korean Buddhism reports on Professor Jin Y. Park's colloquium presentation at the Center for Buddhist Studies.

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162.

UCLA Asian Studies Faculty in the News -- December 2005
Comment on the Vietnamese American community, China's one child policy and adoption trends, and the place of Mao in today's China

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He cares for tortured and enslaved among immigrants
UCLA Today profiles psychiatrist who works with patients from 25 countries.

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164.

Koizumi Games the System
Tactics, not issues, were key to the LDP's landslide win in Japan, argues UCLA Professor Emeritus Hans Baerwald.

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A Look at Community and Ritual in Medieval Taoism
UCLA graduate student reports on Professor Franciscus Verellen's talk at the UCLA Center for Buddhist Studies.

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 1

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166.

Graduate Research in the Minasian Collection
Four years ago, when I began working on a project to catalog Persian manuscripts in the Minasian Collection of Middle Eastern manuscripts, I could not have imagined the journey of discovery upon which I had embarked.

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 1

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167.

Challenges to Democracy: A Summer Institute for Educators
A summer institute for educators, held August 8 – August 12, 2005, focuses on ethnicity, diversity and other issues in contemporary Europe.

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UCB-UCLA Consortium National Resource Center for Southeast Asia
In 2000 the CSEAS joined with the Center for Southeast Asia Studies at UC Berkeley to form a consortium. The same year the UCLA-UCB consortium was designated a US Department of Education National Resource Center for Southeast Asian Studies, one of only a small number in the country.

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Beginning to Remember: The Past in the Indonesian Present
After four years of hard work the results of a UCLA conference have been published. The volume of essays Beginning to Remember: The Past in the Indonesian Present is the result of an April 2001 conference on History and Memory in Contemporary Indonesia, sponsored by the UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies and funded by a grant from the Ford Foundation.

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UCLA Undergraduates help Professor Barbara Koremenos Explore the "Continent of International Institutions"
This spring, the Burkle Center is sponsoring Professor Barbara Koremenos' undergraduate political science course on international law. Koremenos is an assistant professor in the political science department and specializes in international relations.

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171.

Transnational Feminism: A Range of Disciplinary Perspectives
A transcript of the May 18, 2005 discussion by prominent scholars in the field.

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172.

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Fortress: Ang Lee bends, but doesn't break under Tinseltown's iron fist
Ang Lee's latest triumph, the heartwrenching Brokeback Mountain, might very well be the coming-out party that Hollywood's dreaded for so long. Or is it?

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Boys Just Wanna Have Fun: An Interview with DJ Chen
DJ Chen is the 24-year-old director of Formula 17, a delightful gay romantic comedy that struck gold in Taiwan's box office last year. APA asks her about her background, her comedic influences, and her experience inadvertantly offending some governments and not really caring.

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Anime brought to life...or not.
Asia's most buzzed-about export, Initial D, screened at the AFI Fest to the delight of many. Or rather, the delight of Jay Chou diehards.

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Japan's Economy Steamrolls Back
In an excerpt from a longer Chicago Tribute opinion piece, UCLA professor Sanford M. Jacoby argues that Japan's economy is back on track.

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176.

Bioterrorism: How Has It Been Used? What Can It Do? How Prepared Are We?
UCLA specialist in infectious diseases outlines the history of bioterror and assesses our available responses.

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177.

Rockefeller Foundation Sub-Saharan Africa Dissertation Internship Awards
Funding is not administered by the African Studies Center.

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 5

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Collection of websites of interest to Africanists
External sites.

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 3

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179.

It's Not Anime: It's Japanese Animation
An encomium to an era gone but it's influence still finely felt, the diverse range of animators in Before Anime provides a bit of background into a hazier period of animation that would beget spiky-haired ninjas and risqué sailor-suits.

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Financing EAP
Financial Aid information for EAP students.

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181.

Adam & Eve - The Oldest Pub in Norwich (and maybe England!)
This article was written by Erica Sin, a Communications and Business Economics major at UCLA who lived in East Anglia/Norwich, United Kingdom and contributed to the Travel Guide Urban Lowdown.

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Malaysian Examination Syndicate Members Meet With CRESST at UCLA
A Malaysian delegation is briefed on U.S. education policies by a national research center.

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The View from Damascus
Sometimes the best offense is a good defense

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User's Guide to Exile
Graduate student conference looking at literary exile in the age of globalization finds that it's not all bad.

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American Ideals, Not Foreign Policy, Thrive in Middle East
"America is betraying the values it taught us!" This phrase, uttered by one of my Arab friends from the American University of Beirut, echoed my feelings as I traveled around the Middle East visiting five classmates on the 50th anniversary of our meeting as students at AUB.

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Faculty Grants in International and Regional Studies, Guidelines 2007-08
The UCLA International Institute will offer a limited number of mid-sized grants to faculty projects that will serve to advance internationally-oriented research, teaching, and outreach. Applications will be accepted and awards granted each quarter.

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Maps and Melodies of Europe
Produced by Bert Christensen, Western Elementary, 1997

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188.

Eugenia Yuan: Queen of Quirk
Though in person, she's not the naive, accent-ridden newlywed seen in Mail Order Wife, Eugenia Yuan is nevertheless a woman of many tongues. And talents too. Some of which include: Making us laugh. Making us cry. Making us wish we were on the National Rhythmic Gymnastic Team instead of writing leads for APA. Ok, so only the last part's not true...

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Rebuilding the Middle East
Theoretical approaches, practical solutions

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Apply
How to submit an application.

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191.

CNES Celebrates Ibn Battuta
UCLA’s Center for Near Eastern Studies honors the 700th anniversary of the birth of the "Prince of Travelers" who spent 29 years exploring Central Asia, India, China, Spain and both east and west Africa.

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December 22, 2005: News Bites
Shinoda flies solo, Asians on ice, spoken word competitions and much more in this edition of News Bites.

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193.

The new new Taiwan cinema: An Interview with Chien Wei-Ssu
Documentary filmmaker Chien Wei-Ssu addresses Taiwanese youth, the state of Taiwan cinema, and why it was all better back then.

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Global Fellows 2005-2006 Background Statements
The UCLA International Institute is proud to introduce the 2005-2006 Global Fellows.

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Madrid´s Mega-Market: Spanish Culture Where You Name the Price
This article was written by Dexter Gauntlett, a Political Science major at UCLA who lived in Madrid, Spain and contributed to the Travel Guide Urban Lowdown.

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196.

Mixed Metaphors: An Interview with Eric D. Steinberg
Eric D. Steinberg plays Zul in Chay Yew's A Distant Shore. An intense, play-by-the-rules plantation farmer in the first act; a smoldering, out-and-free, hypnotic hustler in act two. Impressively convincing as both.

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October 20: News From Abroad
RENT on borrowed time in Asia, fear and loathing in Malaysia, Spongebob soaks up China, Japanese baseball keeps it in the family, and much more in this edition of News From Abroad.

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UCLA Faculty Speaking on Asia -- November 2005
Discussing Schwarzenegger in China...

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AX: It was never for kids (Part 1)
The surging popularity of anime in America is attracting more and more avid fans every year as evidenced by the growing crowds at Anime Expo. But the fervor of fans, who dress up and masquerade as their favorite characters, is what sets conventions like the AX and anime apart from more casual entertainments.

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Global Audience Gathers for 'Freedom Fighter'
African leader Jacob Zuma talks about apartheid, world race issues.

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Seeing Mexico Globally: A Personal Journey
By Janet Adriana Gamboa

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Opening the Doors to Global Studies
The first Global Studies course begins over 400 students strong.

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Language TA Conference
TA Conference for UCLA Language TA.

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Lights, camera, JETRO!
JETRO's Showbiz Japan!, held at the American Film Market, is living proof that there's no business quite like Japanese show bizness.

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Other Funding Opportunities for Faculty
Although CEES does not adminster the following funding opportunities, we post them our website to assist our faculty.

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Immigration
Produced by David Marcano, Walter Reed Middle School, 2000

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Global Studies 1 Course Offered Spring 2005
Global Studies 1 is an interdisciplinary class, team-taught by 10 faculty and includes guest speakers including former Secretary of State Warren Christopher and Chancellor Albert Carnesale

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Austria
Republic of Austria -- Republik Österreich

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Heritage Language Preservation
Powerpoint presentation of HERITAGE LANGUAGE PRESERVATION: Chinese as a Model for Inter-Sector Collaboration

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Haitian Lawyers and Judges Come to UCLA to Meet with Professor Gary Rowe
Professor, lawyer and historian Gary Rowe gathered with several people from Haiti Tuesday, July 26, to discuss the U.S. judicial system and the constitution. Rowe focused on the history and contemporary issues in judicial independence.

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Globalization hits UCLA
Globalization is a big word. But a new major in global studies aims to give UCLA students the tools to understand it.

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Heritage Language Workshop, April 30 – May 1, 2005 at UCLA
Sponsored by the UC Consortium for Language Learning and Teaching,organized by the UCLA Language Resource Center

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Embracing cultural creativity: Shaheen Sheik's signature sound
With her album "Rock Candy," singer-songwriter Shaheen Sheik shows us a folk singer from the Midwest and Indian classical artist are not mutually exclusive.

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Going down the Bollywood chute... with David Chute
L.A.’s resident Bollywood expert talks to APA about being an Indian cinema fan living in the U.S. and programming the upcoming Filmi Melody program at the UCLA Film & TV Archive.

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Global Gloom and Growing Anti-Americanism
What the World Thinks in 2002

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The Tipping Game
This article was written by Natasha Behbahany, a International Development Studies major at UCLA who lived in Cairo, Egypt and contributed to the Travel Guide Urban Lowdown.

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Seeking Explanatory Adequacy: A Dual Approach to Understanding the Term Heritage Language Learner
Maria Carreira, California State University at Long Beach

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Damien Nguyen: An Unknown No Longer
The actor behind Binh of A Beautiful Country was almost too tall, too attractive, too symmetrical for the role. After a few sleepless nights, surreal meetings, and cotton balls stuffed in his mouth, Damien was suddenly in the company of Tim, Nick, and Bai.

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14th Century Prague: An Approach Using Literature in the Junior High Classroom
Produced by Tammy Socher, Madison Junior High School, 1994

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AIDS Education Marches to Campus
The events today will focus on the HIV/AIDS epidemic within sub-Saharan Africa.

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Still Shining: Akiko Tetsuya on Brigitte Lin
The Last Star of The East is a self-published labor of love by a Japanese journalist who got to meet her idol. More than a biography of the star, the book is an honest glimpse at fandom at its most devoted.

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UCLA Language Materials Project
An on-line database bibliographic database of teaching & learning materials for less commonly taught languages

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Medieval History and the Development of Cities
Produced by Michele Scott Hauser, El Segundo Middle School, 1996

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Cinema as the 36th Chamber
The RZA knows that Shaolin, like the legend of the Wu Tang, ain't nuthin to mess with. Embark on our magical mystery tour to see what all the fuss is about.

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The Wenner-Gren Foundation For Anthropological Research, Inc. Grant Programs
The Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Incorporated, is a private operating foundation that supports basic research in all branches of anthropology. Funding is not administered by the African Studies Center.

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Courses
List of Buddhist Studies courses taught at UCLA.

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UCLA Faculty Speaking on Asia -- October 2005
UCLA faculty are frequently called to comment upon events and trends in Asia and in Asia-U.S. relations.

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Political History of 20th Century Europe
Produced by Rick Garcia, Granada Hills High School, 1997

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Moving On
About to take his BA in Poli Sci, Matthew Gottfried looks back on his EAP year abroad in Cairo

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EAP Countries
EAP offers programs on every continent, except Antarctica.

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Marbella- The upscale beachtown with international flair
This article was written by Dexter Gauntlett, a Political Science major at UCLA who lived in Madrid, Spain and contributed to the Travel Guide Urban Lowdown

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Tolerant Toledo - History, diversity and a side of majestic scenery
This article was written by Dexter Gauntlett, a Political Science major at UCLA who lived in Madrid, Spain and contributed to the Travel Guide Urban Lowdown

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Hiker's Dream
This article was written by Jamie Hughins, a Design | Media Arts major at UCLA who lived in Lund, Sweden and contributed to the Travel Guide Urban Lowdown

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The Language Consortium Meeting on Grants
Consortium Director, Robert Blake, and Associate Director, Kathleen Dillon, will come to the UCLA campus on Friday, January 23.

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Art, Geography, Literature, and History: A Cross Curricular unit on Russia and Eastern Europe
Produced by Rory Hunter, El Segundo, Middle School, 1997

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Globalization: The European Union as a Model
Produced by Danielle Aucoin, Cleveland High School, 2000

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237.

Fashionably Early: Riding the coattails of Jean Yu and Derek Lam
The Council of Fashion Designers of America and Vogue Magazine have announced the finalists for their Fashion Fund Award. And the (Asian-American) nominees are... Jean Yu and Derek Lam!

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Hebrew Language Teachers' Seminar
LRC Director to Give Keynote Address at Hebrew Language Teachers' Seminar

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Cairo: Impact of War - While Cairenes are Subdued, Life Goes on
This article was written by Natasha Behbahany, a International Development Studies major at UCLA who lived in Cairo, Egypt and contributed to the Travel Guide Urban Lowdown.

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Life Abroad... - The Joy and Frustration of Learning a New Language
This article was written by Marion Wise, a English - World Lit major at UCLA who lived in Alcala de Henares, Spain and contributed to the Travel Guide Urban Lowdown.

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Social Science Research Council
Funding is not adminstered by the African Studies Center

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Former secretary of state speaks with students
Global studies students attended class Wednesday eager to address their questions about current international issues to guest lecturer Warren Christopher.

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Leeds International Film Festival
This article was written by Janet Cheng, a Communications/Sociology major at UCLA who lived in Leeds, England and contributed to the Travel Guide Urban Lowdown.

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244.

Column: The Taipei Beat (#1)
Staff writer Brian Hu checks in from Taipei periodically to regale us with his crackpot musings, re-musings and once-in-awhile revelations as a cineaste.

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Bridges Theater Offers 12th Annual Iranian Film Screening
Critically Acclaimed Kandahar Among Six Feature Films

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Mission Statement
UCLA Education Abroad Program strives to develop world citizens who understand, appreciate, are prepared for and contribute positively to a rapidly changing world.

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Darkness and Light
Taiwan New Cinema didn't die as much it found new outlets for its creative pulse. The awe-inspiring Cafe Lumiere finds the struggling cinema popping up in Japan, and reaffirms Hou Hsiao-hsien's place at the forefront of world cinema, while Our Time, Our Story: 20 Years' New Taiwan Cinema remembers the glory years.

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Netherlands
Kingdom of the Netherlands -- Koninkrijk der Nederlanden

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249.

Russia's Social and Cultural Diversity
Produced by Daniele Assael, Woodrow Wilson High School, 1996

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Reform and Revolution in Russia, 1861-1905
Produced by Chuck Kloes, Beverly Hills High School, 1996

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Stretching Vietnamese Film "Beyond Boundaries"
The Vietnamese American Arts & Letters Association (VAALA) and UCLA's own VietNamese Language & Culture (VNLC) present a screening of Charlie Nguyen's charming romantic comedy "Chances Are" in order to kick off the second biannual Vietnamese International Film Festival. Coming April 2005 to a UC Irvine campus near you.

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The People We’re Allowed to Hate?
In Phir Milenge, Tamana must overcome prejudice and discrimination to clear her professional reputation, get back the career she sacrificed so much for, and most importantly, find justice.

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FAQs
Frequently Asked Questions regarding study abroad.

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Nationalism
Produced by Cary Adams, 1994

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Last Action Hero: AFI/AFM overview, Part Two
Chi Tung and Brian Hu return as backseat drivers itching to discuss the merits of two spankin' new action vehicles, Wilson Yip's S.P.L. and Jackie Chan's The Myth.

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The Break-up of the Soviet Empire: Forces of Neo-Nationalism
Produced by Susan Nerenberg, 1990

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Internationalizing the High School English Curriculum with Russian and Eastern/Central European Literature
Produced by Joyce E. Sharp, Granada Hills High School, 1994

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Lotus Steps 2005
UCLA’s Chinese Cultural Dance Club performs its annual show.

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Locked and Loaded: the Imperturbable Lu Chuan
Already heralded as one of China's new-gen visionaries, filmmaker Lu Chuan's latest opus is "Kekexili: Mountain Patrol," the stirring, harrowing account of the titanic struggle between Kekexili's patrolmen and poachers. In an exclusive sit-down with APA following UCLA's screening of Kekexili, Lu talks industry, piracy and journalistic responsibility.

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A Reference Guide to Buddhist Studies
The UCLA Guide to East Asian Buddhist Studies is maintained at the Department of Asian Language and Cultures.

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See-ing into the Exquisite Lives of Women in 19th Century China
APA talks to novelist Lisa See about the themes of love, friendship, regret, and "nu shu" in her new critically-acclaimed book, "Snow Flower and the Secret Fan," which has been climbing best seller lists all across the country.

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Lunchtime
This article was written by Jamie Hughins, a Design | Media Arts major at UCLA who lived inLund, Sweden and contributed to the Travel Guide Urban Lowdown

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Summer Teaching Training Workshops
The UCLA International Institute is offering four exciting professional development opportunities for teachers Summer 2005.

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264.

CEES-Supported Courses
European and Eurasian Language and Area Studies Courses

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The Butterflies Return
Li Han-hsiang’s record-breaking, award-winning classic The Love Eterne, made by Shaw Brothers in 1963, emerges over 40 years later to a very different crowd. It screens at the UCLA Film and Television Archive on Aug. 14.

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Wish Upon a Star
With the 4 Star Theatre’s legal woes mounting, so is the urgency of saving the nation’s last Chinese movie theater. APA's Brian Hu waxes nostalgic about the San Francisco treasure.

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Best of 2004: Films
2004 was a watershed year for Asian cinema. To pick only 10 would've somehow seemed blasphemous -- so we picked 12 and let those other publications fret about logistical poppycock.

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268.

Researchers Delve into Sept. 11 Effects
Four years after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, UCLA professors and researchers from various departments continue to work to better understand how the events affect American society and the world.

 11265

 4

 5232

269.

East European Folklore, Music and Folktales
Produced by Patricia M. Wilson, Birmingham High School, 1997

 11202

 

 3230

270.

Music from the Soul: Roaming around with Lijie
Up-and-coming singer/song-writer Lijie (pronounced Lee-Jay) was on the road toward a life and career of finance, before she made a sharp turn in the other direction and found her way back to her original loves -- strawberry ice cream, long walks on the beach, and making some heart-wrenching music.

 11182

 2

 2170

271.

Varieties of Chinese Dance
An APA exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at the UCLA Chinese Cultural Dance Club.

 11163

 1

 3435

272.

Less Tango In Asia
Park Chul-soo’s Green Chair and Tsukamoto Shinya’s A Snake of June address social standards of sexuality with less-than-orgasmic results.

 11134

 7

 2085

273.

Film Library
The following films are available at the Center for European and Eurasian Studies.

 11060

 

 3940

274.

December 22: News From Abroad
Zhang Yimou returns with new film, Asian Golden Globe nominees announced, Jun Ji-hyun lands on Elle, and a whole lot more in this edition of News From Abroad.

 10961

 6

 2333

275.

Interview: Kimiko Gelman
Kimiko Gelman plays Catherine, the play's fiery central character. She's dishing out a brutal tirade one minute, and hanging by a fragile emotional thread the next. Gelman has performed at East West Players for 13 years, and has had roles in Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss, TV's Providence, The West Wing, and Oprah Winfrey Presents: David and Lisa.

 10920

 

 2701

276.

Books
CEES related books, papers and journals of interest to teachers.

 10860

 

 3666

277.

The Siege of Sarajevo and the American Civil War
Produced by Karalee Wong Nakatsuka, First Avenue Middle School, 1996

 10828

 2

 3100

278.

Notes on a Life in and out of Tune
Not quite "imeldific," but the East West Players' "Imelda" is a worthy, if flawed take on the First Lady of the Phillipines.

 10791

 8

 2367

279.

September 8, 2005: News From Abroad
Venetian splendor meets Asian invasion, Hong Kong soap classic revisited, Bae Yong Joon bigger in Japan than Spielberg and Cruise combined, Southern All Stars are back, and much more in this edition of News From Abroad.

 10661

 10

 2372

280.

Democracy vs. Liberal Autocracy: Dan Brumberg Examines the Role of Islam in Political Regimes
On February 16, 2005, Dr. Dan Brumberg, Professor of Government at Georgetown University, presented a public lecture as part of the Near East Center’s ongoing workshop on the Turath literature.

 10661

 3

 3608

281.

Jim Butterworth: Seoul Provider
Seoul Train's Jim Butterworth raises questions about human rights in North Korea, as well as our collective responsibility to uphold basic civil liberties.

 10619

 2

 2524

282.

UCLA Office Hosted 471 Visitors from 92 Nations in 2005
U.S. State Department, which sponsors nearly half of travelers to UCLA's International Visitors Bureau, continues post-9/11 drive to bring Muslims from around the globe.

 10592

 4

 8960

283.

Flesh-Deep Beauty
Two recent Thai films, Beautiful Boxer and Ong Bak, respond to Thai Boxing’s reputation as the grisliest of combat sports by exposing its aesthetic possibilities.

 10588

 1

 2219

284.

Roger Fan
Roger Fan plays Henry, Solve for X's clean-cut, princely leading man: endearing romantic one minute, abrasive the next, as he juggles his twistedly heartfelt relationship with his young, hot step-mother.

 10565

 1

 2178

285.

Agencies Respond and Ask for Assistance
Links to some of the organizations that have mobilized to respond to the crisis. In most cases it is possible to read about an organization's pre-crisis efforts in the region as well as what it has sought to do to address the destruction and long-term challenges of rebuilding.

 10520

 

 5360

286.

Spain
Kingdom of Spain -- Reino de España

 10518

 1

 1558

287.

Crisis in the Balkans: Ethnic Conflict in Bosnia
Produced by Mac Moncrief, Reseda High School, 1997

 10494

 2

 2882

288.

Faculty
Southeast Asian Studies Faculty Roster

 10454

 

 835

289.

Gina the Gifted
Gina Hiraizumi's got it all --the voice, the poise, the stick-to-itiveness. Just don't call her a sex icon...

 10442

 3

 3139

290.

Presenting the World
Jia Zhang-ke’s new masterpiece "The World" reveals the cultural and emotional consequences of China’s hypocritical stances on globalizations.

 10411

 3

 2136

291.

The Use and Misuse of Power
Produced by Bill Younglove, Long Beach Millikan High School, 2000

 10350

 4

 3119

292.

January 14th, 2004: News From Abroad
MTV Asia participates in tsunami aid, Pitt and Clooney tour Japan, the birth of a new Asian pop princess, a booming revival in Japan and much more in this edition of News From Abroad.

 10321

 3

 2756

293.

Stephen Chow: Let's do the Kung Fu Hustle!
An exclusive look at Asia's biggest star...with a little help from his friends.

 10294

 

 1547

294.

The Fall of Communism: New Directions for Politics, Social Conditions, and the Economy
Produced by Virginia D. Pranik, Arch Diocese Bishop Amat High School

 10177

 1

 3151

295.

Senior Visiting and Post-doctoral Fellowships
Asian Research Institute: National University of Singapore

 10114

 63

 6520

296.

The Soviet Union and the Fall of Communism
Produced by Katherine Temesvary, St. Augustine School, 1997

 10100

 

 2894

297.

Talking with playwright Chay Yew
The director of Taper's Asian Theatre Workshop as well as Resident Director at LA's East West Players, Chay Yew is everywhere in the theater world. "A Distant Shore", playing at the Kirk Douglas Theatre, is the newest notch on his extensive playwriting belt.

 9969

 3

 2451

298.

Howling Wolf: Miyazaki sings some kind o' blues
If you haven't seen Totoro, Princess Mononoke, or Spirited Away, you should stop reading this review and hightail it to the video store nearest you. If you have, then chances are you've probably already seen Howl's Moving Castle, the geezer of Oz (and I mean that in the most endearing way possible)'s latest triumph.

 9966

 

 2613

299.

Imeldific!
APA gets to talkin with the cast members of Imelda, who, if nothing else, lend credence to the phrase "the more, the merrier."

 9889

 

 3090

300.

Very Limited Engagements
Though one can grouse about the high-profile Asian films absent from this year's L.A. Film Festival, some prospects do stand out. Plus, the RZA returns to the 36 chambers!

 9840

 3

 2137

301.

France
French Republic -- Republique Française

 9796

 

 1450

302.

Albania
Republic of Albania -- Republika e Shqiperise

 9691

 

 1602

303.

United Kingdom
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

 9636

 8

 2312

304.

Russia
Russian Federation -- Rossiyskaya Federatsiya

 9609

 

 1618

305.

Foreign Languages at UCLA
A list of languages offered at UCLA. The list is organized according to the department in which languages are offered.

 9588

 1

 1269

306.

Figments and Fragments of Mahayana Buddhism in India: More Collected Papers
by Gregory Schopen

 9557

 

 11331

307.

The Cold War Heats Up: The Cuban Missile Crisis
Produced by Michael Blurton, Portola Magnet School, 1996

 9553

 1

 2921

308.

Global Learning Institute offers four summer programs for 2006
In partnership with the International Institute, Summer Sessions offers four global studies programs in Shanghai, China; Hong Kong, China; Guanajuato, Mexico; and Paris, France.

 9533

 

 9821

309.

Going Forth: Visions of Buddhist Vinaya
by William Bodiford (Editor)

 9520

 1

 11140

310.

Alumna Profile: Sherifa Zuhur
Distinguished Visiting Research Professor of National Security Affairs offers unique perspective at US Army War College

 9512

 

 4588

311.

Teachers As Scholars Explore Francophone Literature and Culture
Discussions of literature and cinema in TAS seminars at UCLA enrich K-12 instruction in French.

 9492

 2

 2053

312.

Italy
Italian Republic -- Repubblica Italiana

 9473

 1

 1521

313.

Meet Propergander (Part I)
Comedy with heart. Silliness, in the absolute best sense of the word. Throw in some closeted gay samurai and ostrich ballet, and you've got Propergander -- that fun, young theater company that guarantees us a good time and keeps hitting us with laughs well past the final scene. APA talks to the crew about their recent hit show "Everybody Dies."

 9424

 

 2461

314.

Event Archive from 1997-2001
Listings of quarterly lecture series held at the African Studies Center

 9385

 1

 3793

315.

Social and Cultural Evolution of the People of Eastern Europe
Produced by Janette Lopez, Lawrence Middle School, 1997

 9376

 1

 3181

316.

Does History Repeat? The Question That Propels "A Distant Shore"
Now playing at the Kirk Douglas Theatre is “A Distant Shore,” Chay Yew's "multi-generational saga" that takes place in the jungles of Southeast Asia. APA talks to writer Chay Yew and cast members Emily Kuroda, Tamlyn Tomita, and Eric D. Steinberg -- who do a way better job explaining it.

 9265

 1

 2170

317.

The Unbearable Lightness of being Black: An Interview with Irwin Tang
Writer, journalist, and activist Irwin Tang knows what it's like to live in fear. He also has no problem parading his sexuality. What do the two have to do with one another? The answer might surprise you.

 9255

 3

 3836

318.

Emily Liu
Emily Liu is Mina. No, she's Sally. No, she's Nancy. All three are women who make you think twice about the Asian woman as submissive object. Not that you would EVER entertain such a silly notion in the first place. Right?

 9231

 

 2560

319.

Schedule an appointment with an EAP counselor

 9226

 

 1752

320.

Bulgaria
Republic of Bulgaria -- Republika Balgariya

 9218

 

 1429

321.

Nhung T. Tran
Visiting Professor at UCLA, Spring 2005

 9164

 

 5899

322.

Newsletter, Spring 2005
The African Studies Center newsletter is published each fall and spring by the James S. Coleman African Studies Center,

 9115

 1

 4311

323.

Currents and Countercurrents: Korean Influences on the East Asian Buddhist Traditions
by Robert E. Buswell Jr. (Editor)

 9062

 

 11163

324.

Ghostbusters
If you think Kiyoshi Kurosawa's white-knuckle horror flick "Pulse" is just another Ringu wannabe, think again. Brian Hu explains why.

 9059

 

 2455

325.

Africa: Linking the Past and Present 2005
This 10-day Summer Institute for Teachers will familiarize educators with aspects of life in contemporary Africa while placing current issues facing the continent in the context of African history.

 9032

 5

 5838

326.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
The Gilman Scholarship is open to US citizen, undergraduate students who wish to study abroad for Fall, Spring or Academic Year. Summer only programs are not eligible. Students may apply worldwide. Preference will be given to applications outside of Western Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. To be eligible you must be receiving a Federal Pell grant.

 9026

 1

 6204

327.

The Disintegration of Yugoslavia: A Historical Perspective
Produced by Michael Delbuck, Venice High School, 1994

 9009

 1

 2949

328.

Knocking on Fear's Door
While everyone else hustles to spook us in newer, splashier ways, the Phillipines' Sigaw remembers that seeing is only half of believing. The other half has something to do with a knock-knock joke gone horribly wrong...

 8974

 

 2576

329.

Being a Citizen in a Global Community
Produced by Betty Anne Zigler, 1990

 8974

 3

 2973

330.

YEOHLEE: For Models with style AND substance
A white coat that won’t get dirty? A runway show in the subway? Washable couture? Unlikely as they may sound, designer Yeohlee Teng has created all of the above. She continues to keep the fashion world on its toes with her innovative yet classic designs.

 8914

 2

 2404

331.

Ronald Rogowski Named Associate Dean of UCLA International Institute
Distinghished political scientist assumes administrative responsibilities as part of growth of UCLA's international work.

 8844

 4

 5467

332.

And the band played on, 13 girls at a time
The return of the internationally renowned Twelve Girls band to Los Angeles was as classy as it was classical as it was magical. Lucky 13 indeed.

 8841

 1

 2568

333.

Belgium
Kingdom of Belgium -- Royaume de Belgique/Koninkrijk Belgie

 8834

 

 1643

334.

Conquering exes and expectations: An interview with Heather Park
The outspoken up-and-coming R&B artist wants us to love her music, sure, but not just because of the beat or because it's catchy. She wants to make you think.

 8829

 4

 2539

335.

College of Letters and Science Requirements and EAP
Guidelines for EAP Students enrolled in the UCLA College of Letters and Sciences.

 8808

 

 406

336.

Andorra
Principality of Andorra -- Principat d'Andorra

 8747

 

 1477

337.

Theresa Hak Kyung Cha at SF Cinematheque: To See, Empty
A review of two short experimental video works ("vide o eme", "re dis appearing") by Korean-American artist Theresa Hak Kyung Cha.

 8739

 3

 2205

338.

AX: It was never for kids (Part 6)
The surging popularity of anime in America is attracting more and more avid fans every year as evidenced by the growing crowds at Anime Expo. But the fervor of fans, who dress up and masquerade as their favorite characters, is what sets conventions like the AX and anime apart from more casual entertainments.

 8663

 

 2572

339.

2005-2006 CEES Graduate Student Funding Award Recipients
Predissertation Research Awards; Grant-in-Aid for language study or research, Summer 2005; and Foreign Language and Area Studies grants for Summer 2005 and the 2005-2006 academic year.

 8644

 3

 1902

340.

Engineers by Day, Rock Stars by Night
Computer engineers Srikanth Devarajan, Srivatsa Srinivasan, and Shankar Nagarajan were once merely numbers in a lottery system for H1-B visas. Today, they are stealing the spotlight with their innovative "Curry Rock." An interview with Srikanth Devarajan, Shankar Nagarajan, and Srivatsa Srinivasan, the team behind the CD "H1-Bees by Srikanth."

 8616

 

 3518

341.

Best of 2004: Headlines
For better or worse, the stories that dominated your newsticker in '04...

 8614

 1

 3892

342.

Discipline Specific Opportunities
In addition to the many EAP Language and Culture Programs, students can choose from options in the following disciplines.

 8586

 

 2176

343.

Bridging Scholarship For Study Abroad In Japan
Undergraduate students majoring in any field of study are eligible to apply for these scholarships. Japanese language study is not a prerequisite. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and be enrolled in a college or university in the United States.

 8571

 

 6253

344.

Chinese National Ballet Presents a Kind of Red
The Chinese National Ballet production of Zhang Yimou's Raise the Red Lantern is nice to look at. The question is, what is it not telling us?

 8563

 2

 2237

345.

Language Arts with Music: Russia/Europe
Produced by Carola Dunham, Pocoima Middle School, 1997

 8538

 

 3078

346.

Sex, Lies and Videotape: Staying Alive 2004
MTV International's latest Staying Alive campaign for AIDS/HIV awareness results in a series of short films that're delightfully instructive. And we've got them all.

 8508

 4

 2436

347.

East Asia Institute (Seoul) Fellows
Luce-funded program on "Peace, Governance, and Development in East Asia" invites fellowship applications from university faculty.

 8500

 

 7586

348.

Freeman-Asia: Awards For Study In Asia
The Freeman-Asia scholarship is open to undergraduate students who whish to study in Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Laos, Macao, Korea, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, Singapore, and Vietnam for Fall, Spring, Academic Year and Summer programs.

 8490

 

 6001

349.

Europe and Globalization
Produced by Kathleen Sigafoos, San Clemente High School, 2000

 8445

 

 4186

350.

Russian Culture, Immigration
Produced by Helen Linda Phillips, Lorne Elementary Magnet, 1996

 8411

 

 3231

351.

European Union and Globalization
Produced by Ron Lehavi, Francis Polytechnic High School, 2000

 8405

 

 3017

352.

Column: The Taipei Beat (#3)
Staff writer Brian Hu checks in from Taipei periodically to regale us with his crackpot musings, re-musings and once-in-awhile revelations as a cineaste.

 8401

 

 2376

353.

Theater as Catalyst of Teaching
In Romania in the early 1980s, living under an oppressive Communist dictatorship, with its secret police and methods of state-terror, I was a student of English literature at the University of Bucharest—and I was highly conscious of the disjunction between the ideals at the core of my education and the grind of daily existence under Nicolae Ceausescu...

 8358

 

 4072

354.

Posterized!
The Track 16 Gallery brings an assortment of contemporary posters from Japan, Korea, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Malaysia, and the excellent placards make it friendly for those not so well-versed in poster culture and graphic design.

 8315

 2

 2196

355.

Sad Stories in Hi-Fi
New York-based Johnny Hi-Fi releases his second album.

 8257

 3

 2887

356.

American Women's Club Stockholm Scholarship
The AWC scholarship is open to female students, 18 years or older of US citizenship who have been or will be accepted for a period of study at a Swedish educational institute.

 8257

 

 5924

357.

The Princess and Pikachu: AFI/AFM overview, Part One
Over the next several issues, APA's Chi Tung and Brian Hu -- along with some special guests -- will do their best to out-bloviate each other in regards to the films they watched at the AFI and AFM film festivals. First up on the chopping block: Seijun Suzuki's Princess Raccoon and Takashi Miike's The Great Yokai War.

 8253

 

 2101

358.

Greece
Hellenic Republic -- Elliniki Dimokratia

 8229

 

 1987

359.

The Language Materials Project
The UCLA Language Materials Project (LMP) is an online bibliographic database of teaching and learning materials for over 100 Less Commonly Taught Languages.

 8208

 7

 2203

360.

2005-2006 FLAS Recipients
The following are the recipients of the 2005-2006 Southeast Asian Studies Foreign Language and Area Studies fellowships.

 8200

 

 5620

361.

AX: It was never for kids (Part 4)
The surging popularity of anime in America is attracting more and more avid fans every year as evidenced by the growing crowds at Anime Expo. But the fervor of fans, who dress up and masquerade as their favorite characters, is what sets conventions like the AX and anime apart from more casual entertainments.

 8200

 

 2173

362.

Nemo: Big Fish In An Even Bigger Pond
Rock band, Nemo, uses music as a venue to vent their political and social frustrations, urging our generation to just "Do It Yourself."

 8197

 

 2097

363.

Sweden
Kingdom of Sweden -- Konungariket Sverige

 8169

 

 1716

364.

Interview: Dom Magwili
Dom Magwili plays Robert, Catherine's brilliant mathematician father who "revolutionized the field twice before he was 22." However, his genius led him to insanity, as he succumbed to mental illness before his death. Dom Magwili is a veteran theatre actor who has done over 40 productions at East West Players. He also directed the films Much Adobo About Nothing and Magma, and he can be seen in Adam Sandler's 50 First Dates.

 8127

 

 2500

365.

Best of 2004: APA articles
For once, a list that needs no further introduction, except for this: The pleasure was all ours.

 8109

 3

 3429

366.

Denmark
Kingdom of Denmark -- Kongeriget Danmark

 8100

 1

 1575

367.

Duttenhaver Scholars Program for Year-Long Immersion Programs
The Duttenhaver Scholarship is a need-based scholarship open to EAP students participating on year-long EAP Immersion programs.

 8077

 

 6021

368.

Deutscher Akademinscher Austausch Dienst (DAAD) German Academic Exchange Service Undergraduate Scholarship
The goal of this scholarship is to support undergraduate students to study abroad in Germany and at German universities. It is open to US students of all academic fields, participating in a 4-10 month study program in Germany. Students must be of Sophomore or Junior standing at time of application.

 8063

 

 5923

369.

Dan Wise Scholarship Program
The Dan Wise Scholarship is open to EAP students applying to the EAP year program in France.

 8015

 

 5831

370.

European Union Overview
Produced by Raymond Crawford, Cleveland High School, 2000

 7982

 1

 2858

371.

Letter From Japan (#2)
Cranky as he is, Bryan Hartzheim still knows a good thing when he sees it. His second installment of Letter From Japan looks back at Akira Kurosawa's flawed masterpiece "Kagemusha."

 7962

 

 2215

372.

Soviet Union and Eastern Europe
Produced by Barb Jepson, 1990

 7914

 

 2758

373.

North Hangook Falling...Into Indie-Rock Goodness
Asian Man Records founder Mike Park releases new solo album.

 7879

 1

 2066

374.

Parking the Microphone with Mike Park
Korean-American Indie-Rocker veteran discusses politics, Asian American issues, and music with APA.

 7876

 

 2080

375.

Latvia
Republic of Latvia -- Latvijas Republika

 7866

 

 1526

376.

GE-Focused Programs
While students have received GE credit on many EAP programs, the following programs are designed specifically for this purpose.

 7812

 

 2527

377.

Rebels of a Familiar God
Films don’t exist in a vacuum; so why all the fuss over whether Kim Ki-duk is a hack?Despite the hoopla, Kim’s Tsai Ming-liang connection tells us more about the global status of the Asian auteur than Kim himself.

 7794

 1

 2204

378.

2003-2004 CEES Graduate Student Funding Award Recipients
Predisseration Research Awards; Grant-in-Aid for language study or research, Summer 2003; and Foreign Language and Area Studies grants for Summer 2003 and the 2003-2004 academic year.

 7784

 

 3146

379.

Global Scholars, 2005-2006
For incoming doctoral students of exceptional promise who propose to work on issues of interest to the International Institute

 7770

 

 968

380.

The Unprofessional: An Interview with Lee Kang-sheng
Usually the silent accompaniment to the more gregarious and charismatic Tsai Ming-liang, art house cinema's most unlikely superstar Lee Kang-sheng was forced to speak for himself with the debut of his first feature, The Missing. APA sat with him briefly before the film’s Los Angeles premiere at UCLA.

 7767

 1

 2182

381.

The Getty Center Tries to 'Imagine the Orient'
See how 18th century Europeans imagined all things ‘Oriental’ at the Getty Center...

 7763

 1

 2547

382.

Czech Republic
Czech Republic -- Ceska Republika

 7753

 1

 1600

383.

Outreach
Since 1993, The Center for European and Eurasian Studies has devoted its resources to the development of innovative research and teaching on Europe and Eurasia and supporting teachers through our various outreach activities.

 7716

 

 1714

384.

2005 Los Angeles Korean Film Festival recap
The L.A. Korean Film Festival has come and gone, but don't worry: we were there to witness it. A whirlwind tour through the festival's highs and more highs.

 7715

 1

 2390

385.

A Wracking Oldboy
Chanwook Park’s Oldboy shocks, but not without reason.

 7712

 1

 1977

386.

Meet Propergander (Part II)
Never has an interview gone so awry. Tears of laughter are kind of distracting. But if you're going to have the reins snatched away from you, leave it to the improv masters at Propergander to show us that when you're in good hands, sometimes it's better to do away with the script and just go along for the ride...

 7687

 

 2567

387.

Free Trial Services of Korean Databases
UCLA Library has free trial access to four Korean databases until June 30, 2005.

 7685

 

 6347

388.

'Terrorism, Gay Marriage, and Incumbency' + 'Kansas Politics in the Bigger Picture'
"Terrorism, Gay Marriage, and Incumbency: Explaining the Republican Victory in the 2004 Presidential Election" by Alan Abramowitz + "Kansas Politics in the Bigger Picture: A Review Essay of What's the Matter with Kansas?" by Brian J. Glenn. Readings for week of January 11,2005.

 7669

 

 3500

389.

Poland
Republic of Poland -- Rzeczpospolita Polska

 7653

 1

 1599

390.

Romania
Romania -- România

 7647

 

 1369

391.

Associate Fellows 2005-2006
Associate Fellows are completing their doctoral dissertations.

 7644

 

 960

392.

Make a Copy, Pass it On
Call it what you will -- a remake of a sequel or a sequel of a remake -- the sad truth about Hideo Nakata’s American debut is that Gore Verbinski has assumed authorship.

 7623

 

 2520

393.

European Union, East-West Migration
Produced by Denise Beilinson, Francis Polytechnic High School, 2000

 7601

 

 2949

394.

Processes of Globalization in an Expanding Europe
Produced by Art Ojena, Hamilton High School, 2000

 7593

 

 2725

395.

December 8, 2005: News From Abroad
Shaolin goes Hollywood, IMAX in China, the winners for Asian Festival of First Films announced, and much more in this edition of News From Abroad.

 7557

 

 1698

396.

Can't Drown You Out: The Francis Kim Band's Nobody Loves You EP
Boston-based quartet the Francis Kim Band whets the collective appetite with their new five-song EP, Nobody Loves You.

 7556

 

 2882

397.

October 6, 2005: News From Abroad
Andy Lau gets old, Fashion Week in Paris, adult interest in India, and the popularity of Pusan! All that and more in this edition of News from Abroad.

 7540

 

 2646

398.

Finland
Republic of Finland -- Suomen Tasavalta / Republiken Finland

 7537

 

 1440

399.

Peer Advisors
Prospective Applicants - Interested in studying abroad but don't know where to go?

 7473

 

 1555

400.

Armenia
Republic of Armenia -- Hayastani Hanrapetut'yun

 7463

 

 1433

401.

A Look Behind The Red Doors: Where Tragedy is Comic and Love is Explosive
Winner of the Best Narrative Feature Award at NY's Tribeca Film Festival, Georgia Lee's Red Doors lives up to the hype. With the hilariously endearing Tzi Ma heading the stellar cast, Red Doors tells the story of a quirky Chinese-American family running around, searching for love, filling the voids, throwing passion into the wind, and just...trying to keep it together.

 7459

 

 2454

402.

June 23, 2005: News Bites
MTV for all, Jackie Chan on marriage, Little Boy in the big city, yet another satellite Chinatown, and more in this edition of News Bites.

 7437

 

 2421

403.

Ukraine
Ukraine -- Ukrayina

 7434

 

 1484

404.

Ireland
Ireland -- Eire

 7427

 

 1246

405.

The reality of Kim Ki-duk
Korea's most loathed and misunderstood filmmaker may also be its best. Now if only the real world would stop hasslin him. APA goes toe-to-toe with the man whose motifs range from fish hooks to golf clubs.

 7415

 

 2265

406.

More than just a 'Little Boy'
Little Boy: The Arts of Japan's Exploding Subculture offers surprise, cuteness, emotion, history, and anything else you could possibly want from art. The New York City Japan Society's most recent exhibition featured a variety of unconventional media that tell you more about contemporary Japanese culture than a history book ever could.

 7414

 3

 3452

407.

February 17: News Bites
Bride and Prejudice storms the box office, Kal Penn gets Super-sized, Zhang Ziyi goes to the Oscars, Sandra Oh speaks at the SAG Awards and much more in this edition of News Bites.

 7409

 

 3140

408.

Lithuania
Republic of Lithuania -- Lietuvos Respublika

 7405

 

 1503

409.

"UCLA Today" Features International Institute Staffer
New feature on faculty and staff hobbies takes a look at Leslie Evans' period miniature German dollhouse.

 7401

 

 4493

410.

Hungary
Hungary -- Magyarország

 7396

 

 1337

411.

Portugal
Portuguese Republic -- Republica Portuguesa

 7375

 

 1505

412.

Ken Oak takes two steps up after a "half step down"
Ken Oak celebrated the release of his first full length album, Half Step Down, performing to an anxious crowd at the Knitting Factory in Hollywood on February 17.

 7370

 

 2852

413.

March 24, 2005: News From Abroad
The Japanese read books on their cell phones, Bollywood actress doesn’t want to go back to Bombay, Wong Kar Wai gets erotic, and much more in this edition of News From Abroad.

 7339

 

 2820

414.

Global Learning Institute offers three summer programs for 2005
In partnership with the International Institute, Summer Sessions offers three global studies programs in Shanghai, China; Hong Kong, China; and Guanajuato, Mexico.

 7328

 

 5248

415.

Malta
Republic of Malta -- Repubblika ta' Malta

 7324

 

 2776

416.

Russia and East Europe
Produced by Judy Zaidner, 1994

 7320

 

 2708

417.

Georgia
Georgia -- Sak'art'velo

 7300

 

 1878

418.

Above Ground and Over His Head
With the market for Asian cinema at a crucial transition era, ambitious young mainland filmmakers are testing new audiences and film styles. Lou Ye’s Purple Butterfly represents an unfortunate artistic casualty of China’s changing censorship, marketing, and production conditions.

 7298

 1

 2241

419.

February 3, 2005: News From Abroad
Shooting of the film Memoirs of a Geisha comes to a close in Kyoto, Korean Hearthrob "Yong-sama" breaks foreign presale records, "X-file" scandal erupts in Korea and much more in this edition of News From Abroad.

 7291

 

 3231

420.

Vision Statement of the UC-wide Education Abroad Program
The Education Abroad Program is the distinctive and distinguished international program of the University of California that provides academic exchanges and integrates international curricula and learning opportunities into the University.

 7273

 

 2869

421.

Filtering Asian Cinema
Festivals are popping up everywhere but not all films are treated equal. APA looks at some of the Taiwanese films shown at the Newport Beach and VC Film Festivals.

 7215

 2

 2097

422.

Student Perspectives on the Islamic Studies Program
Twenty students are currently pursuing MA and PhD degrees in the interdisciplinary graduate program sponsored by the Center for Near Eastern Studies. CNES Assistant Director Jonathan Friedlander spoke with three students whose different backgrounds and research interests illustrate the IDP's rich possibilities.

 7215

 

 1241

423.

Student Quotes on Studying Abroad
Want to know what past UCLA student have said about EAP?

 7210

 

 761

424.

Interview: Buratwangi Dance Troupe
The Buratwangi Indonesian Dance Troupe, who performed the Jakartan staple "Ronggeng Blantek," stepped aside from the benefit to share their thoughts.

 7209

 

 2832

425.

Thrilla in Manila: Mapping the Philippine Landscape
One of the candidates in the Narrative Competition section in the Los Angeles film festival, Cavite proves its mettle and drawing power by its searing and intense representation of a cityscape in the clutches of violence, poverty and globalisation, transforming the everyday into instruments of terror. With an unflinching camera that documents the confrontation between an individual and an extremist group, a cell phone ring tone has never sounded so menacing.

 7191

 2

 1935

426.

Estonia
Republic of Estonia -- Eesti Vabariik

 7186

 

 1309

427.

Support the Center for Chinese Studies
Learn about gift opportunities at the UCLA Center for Chinese Studies.

 7175

 

 3495

428.

Museum Resources and Teaching about Asia
Committee for Teaching about Asia symposium at the San Diego Museum of Art -- held in conjunction with the Association for Asian Studies annual meeting.

 7091

 

 2189

429.

March 24, 2005: News Bites
The Ring Two is top dog at U.S. box office, Steamboy released, International Channel re-brands to appeal to Asian Americans, Asian and Asian American guest stars on the Simpsons. But wait, there's more, and it's all in this edition of News Bites.

 7088

 

 2778

430.

Eros, Wong, and other Celestial Bodies
In 30 minutes Wong Kar-wai leads us through erotic, urban landscapes and silent, cigarette-smoke longings. All in a day's work for everyone's favorite art-house superstar.

 7088

 

 2522

431.

Uzbekistan
Republic of Uzbekistan -- Ozbekiston Respublikasi

 7061

 

 1648

432.

Damon Woods
Visiting Professor at UCLA in Winter and Spring, 2005

 7051

 1

 5240

433.

Ross Dunn Keynote Address at Ibn Battuta Event
Ross Dunn, The Adventures of Ibn Battuta: A Muslim Traveler of the 14th Century (University of California Press, 1989), new edition to be published shortly by UC Press.

 7021

 

 3777

434.

Luxembourg
Grand Duchy of Luxembourg -- Grand Duche de Luxembourg.

 6985

 

 1813

435.

The Lady or the tiger: Park's three-ring circus
If it's true that revenge is served cold, then the chilly stateside reception for Chan-wook Park's Revenge trilogy makes perfect sense. Except that it doesn't. Jennifer Flinn discusses why.

 6948

 

 2236

436.

The Natural State: The Political Economy of Non-Development
by Douglass C. North, John Joseph Wallis and Barry R. Weingast. Reading for week of April 19, 2004.

 6939

 

 4376

437.

Slovenia
Republic of Slovenia -- Republika Slovenija

 6927

 

 1559

438.

Liechtenstein
Principality of Liechtenstein -- Fürstentum Liechtenstein

 6911

 

 1383

439.

Norway
Kingdom of Norway -- Kongeriket Norge

 6906

 

 1531

440.

Sophia Siddique Harvey
Visiting Professor in the UCLA Southeast Asian Studies Interdepartmental Program, Spring quarter 2005.

 6890

 

 5151

441.

A Taste of History, Chinese Style
Dim sum and designer knockoffs aren’t all New York City Chinatown has to offer. The MoCA’s “Have You Eaten Yet?” exhibition showed how much more there is to the Chinese restaurant than fried rice and fortune cookies.

 6868

 

 2401

442.

Hmong Resource Centre Travel Grant Program
Hmong Resource Centre

 6861

 

 5993

443.

August 4, 2005: News From Abroad
Lucas' masterplan in Asia, Three Kingdoms hits a snag, Drew Barrymore new face of Korea?, the similarities between Jay Chou and Jet Li, and much more in this edition of News From Abroad.

 6774

 1

 2079

444.

Croatia
Republic of Croatia -- Republika Hrvatska

 6769

 49

 1213

445.

April 14, 2005: News From Abroad
The death of Bass Wolf, Hong Kong Film Awards sweep, the passing of Yoshitaro Namura, Online Gaming in China, Olivia Ong becomes household name in Singapore and much, much, much more in this edition of News From Abroad.

 6765

 

 3052

446.

Summer of Shin Ha-gyun
With three major movies out in Korea and more to follow in the states, will this finally be Shin Ha-gyun's breakthrough moment?

 6760

 

 2421

447.

Macedonia
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia -- Republika Makedonija

 6742

 

 1217

448.

Bosnian Literary Impressions
Produced by John Kwan, Venice High School, 1994

 6728

 

 3092

449.

Running on All Fours with Deerhoof
San Francisco Indie band release their latest, and most ballyhooed album, The Runners Four.

 6684

 

 2587

450.

Column: Letter from Japan
He's only been in Japan for several months, and Bryan Hartzheim is already grumpy. Especially when he opts to roll the dice by attending the local cineplex. His opening salvo: a spirited take on the film Shinobi.

 6670

 1

 2254

451.

Sympathy for Mr. Park
Don't cry for him, Korea: it's in Chan-wook Park's blood to raise a ruckus. And to leave you with scars that don't seem to heal long after you've left the theater. Brian Hu explains.

 6654

 

 2042

452.

Prove It Like a Theorem
East West Player's , Los Angeles' renowned Asian-American theater, brings David Auburn's Pulitzer Prize/Tony-winning play "Proof" to life, showing how an Asian-American perspective can simultaneously be uniquely intriguing yet refreshingly ordinary. And c'mon, nobody's gonna believe Paltrow and Gyllenhaal (the duo headlining the Hollywood adaptation) are math geniuses when you've got Kimiko Gelman, Dom Magwili and David J. Lee around...

 6651

 

 2423

453.

Economic Growth and Judicial Independence: Cross Country Evidence Using a New Set of Indicators
By Lars P. Feld and Stefan Voigt. Reading for week of January 25, 2005.

 6619

 

 2674

454.

Switzerland
Swiss Confederation -- Schweizerische Eidgenossenschaft / Confederation Suisse / Confederazione Svizzera / Confederaziun Svizra

 6556

 

 1417

455.

Iceland
Republic of Iceland -- Lydveldid Island

 6519

 

 1349

456.

Turkmenistan
Turkmenistan -- Turkmenistan

 6518

 1

 1211

457.

Peeping Toms
One's a big budget South Korean creepfest, the other's a, well, small budget South Korean creepfest. The similarities between R-Point and Spying Cam, however, end there.

 6495

 2

 2658

458.

Spanish and French in a Global Culture
A ten-day workshop for teachers of Spanish and French summer held on July 23 – August 4, 2005.

 6482

 4

 1524

459.

Those Shoes Aren't Made for Walking: An AFI/AFM film fest preview
The AFI Film festival is upon us, and writers Brian Hu and Chi Tung can't wait to diagnose its ills. Among them being the South Korean horror flick "The Red Shoes." And yet, all is not lost. Apparently, there's a new sheriff in town, and his name is the American Film Market.

 6477

 

 2074

460.

November Nights bring the “Teahouse of the August Moon”
Award winning play of an American soldier bringing democracy to Post World War II Japan hits the Los Angeles stage.

 6472

 1

 2138

461.

Korea's answer to M*A*S*H?
Of all the silly premises, Korea's surprise hit Welcome to Dongmakgol's may be hard to top. Which may be why the final product is all the more satisfying...

 6404

 2

 2321

462.

April 28, 2005: News Bites
3-Iron shoots for above-par recognition; Jet Li unleashed; Lotus-steppin at Royce Hall; StirTV receives Emmy nod -- all this and more in the latest edition of News Bites.

 6373

 1

 1414

463.

Azerbaijan
Azerbaijani Republic -- Azarbaycan Respublikasi

 6372

 

 1337

464.

Beauty or the Beast: How the East was Won
The age-old idiom "beauty is only skin deep" goes a long way in helping us understand the gift and the curse of Hans Peter Molland's The Beautiful Country.

 6361

 1

 2222

465.

EAP Health Clearance Process
Instructions for the EAP Health Clearance forms.

 6360

 

 550

466.

Million Dollar Babies, but crying? There's no crying in boxing
APA's belated coverage of the NY Asian film festival kicks off with a review of the boxing film that's not really a boxing film, Ryu Seung-Wan's Crying Fist.

 6358

 1

 2550

467.

He Said, Chi Said: Kekexili, Letters from an Unknown Woman
UCLA's Mainland China film series is too huge a burden for one man (or woman) to bear. So we assigned our He Said, Chi said team to scoop two of its heavyweight features: Lu Chuan's Kekexili and Xu Jinglei's Letters from an Unknown Woman.

 6356

 1

 2129

468.

Column: The Taipei Beat (#5)
Columnist Brian Hu takes a break from the world of cinema for his final installment of the Taipei Beat to talk Coolio. Yes, that Coolio.

 6310

 

 2334

469.

Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyz Republic -- Kyrgyz Respublikasy

 6302

 

 1471

470.

UCLA Center for Korean Studies Visiting Scholars and Associates, 2003-05
Please meet our visiting scholars and learn about their research topics

 6295

 

 5093

471.

SINGAPORE: ST's magazines a hit -- some cut and keep articles
The Straits Times makeover increases the newspaper's overall readership

 6284

 

 1710

472.

Takuo Miyagishima: An Oscar Recipient's Legacy
On February 12, 2005, actress Scarlett Johansson presented an Oscar to one of the most notable design engineers in the motion picture industry: Takuo Miyagishima. When Miyagishima's name was announced, it wasn't lost in translation. His achievements and successful career translate into any language as being truly inspirational.

 6263

 1

 1427

473.

Yao-za!
In Year of the Yao, documentarians Adam Del Deo and James D Stern choose the heart over the head.

 6240

 1

 2494

474.

October 20: News Bites
It's sumo wrestling in Vegas, baby!; music and magic by the bay; Jackie Chan wants to act; Naruto craze sweeps America. All this and more in this edition of News Bites.

 6238

 

 1832

475.

Belarus
Republic of Belarus -- Respublika Byelarus'

 6228

 

 1339

476.

General Education Guidelines for EAP
The following will provide you with information regarding EAP coursework when studying abroad.

 6179

 

 738

477.

Interview: Dr. Sinduri Jayasinghe
Just what the doctor ordered: responsible for three of the evening's most electric dance pieces, Sinduri Jayasinghe tried to put the crisis in perspective.

 6177

 

 2842

478.

Tajikistan
Republic of Tajikistan -- Jumhurii Tojikiston

 6158

 

 1182

479.

Slovakia
Slovak Republic -- Slovenska Republika

 6156

 

 1442

480.

Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina -- Bosna i Hercegovina

 6155

 

 1355

481.

August 18, 2005: News Bites
Nisei Week in full bloom, 2046 opens nationwide, VC celebrates its 35th, Olivia Cheng teams up with Robert Duvall and more in this edition of News Bites.

 6140

 

 2372

482.

Welly Yang finds home with his fellow Taiwanese-Americans
Welly Yang’s autobiographical musical theatre showcase was a royal treat for the Royce Hall patronage. Well, almost everyone...

 6138

 2

 2246

483.

Courses pre-approved for GE credit
A list of pre-approved GE courses is available for the following programs.

 6134

 

 769

484.

Staring Blank-faced at China's Absurdities
A monk, a pair of farmers, and two great sheep show us how to laugh at China's inadequacies.

 6126

 

 2081

485.

AX: It was never for kids (Part 2)
The surging popularity of anime in America is attracting more and more avid fans every year as evidenced by the growing crowds at Anime Expo. But the fervor of fans, who dress up and masquerade as their favorite characters, is what sets conventions like the AX and anime apart from more casual entertainments.

 6125

 

 1875

486.

Song, Dance and Tsunami Relief
Come one, come all to the February 9th tsunami benefit concert at UCLA Ackerman Grand Ballroom. Show that when it comes to caring, you're on the money.

 6104

 4

 3271

487.

Communism Bad, Balzac Good
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress, Dai Sijie's film adapation of his own best-selling novel, isn't as faithful as one would expect, but the shmaltzy romance, simple townsfolk, and awesome vistas should surprise nobody.

 6092

 

 1929

488.

Other Title VI Centers with Teacher Resources
Please refer to these other Title VI centers related to European and Eurasian Studies

 6083

 

 1509

489.

Life, or Something Like It
Two documentaries give us a taste of the everyday struggles of men in a rapidly developing China. Both films successfully offer a view of these men’s private lives, projected into public spheres.

 6059

 

 2448

490.

New York Asian film festival guide
You know what they say...better late than never. And this year's New York Asian film festival is better than ever, with selections ranging from the surreal (Survive Style 5+) to the satirical (University of Laughs) to the sartorial (Princess Raccoon). A quick-hit checklist of what to expect from our coverage.

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 2591

491.

What Lies Beneath and Before the Flood
Li Yifan and Yan Wu's probing, but predictably lumbering documentary "Before the Flood" opens up a can of worms that the rest of the world would be well advised to um, swallow. Or at least digest a little.

 6013

 1

 1866

492.

Just another Hong Kong cop flick?
Can One Nite in Mongkok resuscitate the slumbering giant of Hong Kong cinema: the cop flick? Or is it merely shooting blanks? APA discusses.

 6005

 

 2358

493.

KOREA: Legal documents will go online
Documents from criminal cases will be available to the public on the internet in 2007

 6003

 

 893

494.

November 3, 2005: News From Abroad
Men wearing makeup, college kids in China getting married, Halloween in South Korea, Helena Bonham Carter winning best actress at the Tokyo International Film Festival -- is this the apocalypse? Nope, it's just another edition of News From Abroad.

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 2325

495.

Online Resources
Resources for Teachers of K-12 for Europe, Russia, and the Former Soviet Union

 5887

 1

 1728

496.

July 21, 2005: News Bites
Asian American International Film Festival Begins; Yankees Rookie Out for the Season Because of Shoulder Injury; Asians Represented in Emmy Nominations; Vietnamese American Competes for Scholarship Money on Reality TV; Tsunami Song Producer Finds New Employment in San Francisco. All this and more in this News Bites bonanza.

 5837

 

 2299

497.

September 22, 2005: News Bites
John Cho cooks up a storm, 2005 San Diego Asian Film festival, San Francisco goes lunar, Adopt-a-crane information and more in this edition of News Bites.

 5832

 

 1633

498.

April 28, 2005: News From Abroad
A hot Sahara Desert appears in Springtime Tokyo; China is determined to fight against piracy; everyone's favorite kung-fu fighter Jackie Chan spotted in Cambodia; controversies, hot couples, a successful Korean producer: all in this edition of News From Abroad.

 5814

 

 2626

499.

Getting Credit for EAP Courses at UCLA
All courses taken on EAP are approved by the UC Academic Senate and will transfer back automatically to your UCLA transcript and count toward the 180 units needed for graduation.

 5776

 

 487

500.

Interview: UCLA Nashaa Team
They whipped the crowd into a frenzy with moves inspired by Bollywood. Ladies and gents, meet UCLA's Nashaa Team. Or, at least, one of its core members.

 5774

 

 2905

501.

Tender is the Night
February 9th. Tsunami benefit concert. Five words: You. Should. Have. Been. There.

 5769

 

 2976

502.

X Marks the Spot
The latest barnburner to come out of Lodestone Theater productions, Solve for X is all kinds of whip-whirling fun. And boy, does that dialogue crackle. We take you behind the scenes...

 5766

 

 2723

503.

AX: It was never for kids (Part 3)
The surging popularity of anime in America is attracting more and more avid fans every year as evidenced by the growing crowds at Anime Expo. But the fervor of fans, who dress up and masquerade as their favorite characters, is what sets conventions like the AX and anime apart from more casual entertainments.

 5766

 

 1997

504.

Interview: David J. Lee
David J. Lee plays Hal, the nerdy yet "semi-hip" math graduate student. Previously a protege of Catherine's professor father, Hal manages to get through Catherine's icy exterior and stir up some super-genius romance. But is it amore or is Hal trying to get his hands on some intellectual property and copyright it as his own? Lee is a UCLA alumni and founding member of the Propergander Theatre Company.

 5759

 

 2350

505.

Collapse - How Societies Choose to Fail or Suceed
By Jared Diamond. Reading for week of February 15, 2005.

 5748

 

 2932

506.

Column: The Taipei Beat (#2)
Staff writer Brian Hu checks in from Taipei periodically to regale us with his crackpot musings, re-musings and once-in-awhile revelations as a cineaste.

 5733

 

 1934

507.

Kazakhstan
Republic of Kazakhstan -- Qazaqstan Respublikasy

 5699

 

 1278

508.

Endogenous Democratization
By Carles Boix and Susan C. Stokes. Reading for week of February 1, 2005.

 5670

 

 3011

509.

A Fresh Formula for Fun
Fast, furious, and ok, a little formulaic, Formula 17 is nonetheless a revealing look at life and love in the fast lane.

 5668

 

 2532

510.

Interview: Heidi Helen Davis
Heidi Helen Davis is the director of Proof. In addition to a long acting career, she's directed plays such as Watch on the Rhine, The Glass Menagerie, A Streetcar Named Desire, Tachinoki, Wakao Yamauchi's Not a Through Street, and also East West Players' S.A.M. I AM and Songs of Harmony. She also coaches actors for film, including Memoirs of a Geisha.

 5646

 

 2402

511.

The Met Strikes It Rich
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City hosted the special exhibition, “China: Dawn of a Golden Age, 200-750AD”.

 5627

 1

 2175

512.

Wild to Mild
Bone-crunching, skin-tingling, and...mind-numbing? Well, the last one isn't so extreme. But in the Asian horror triple threat Three...Extremes, more is less when it's more.

 5599

 

 2641

513.

Newsletter Fall 2004
Special screening of "Hotel Rwanda", forum on the crisis in Darfur, Sudan and a student workshop on Careers in the International Field

 5598

 1

 3619

514.

Newsletter Fall 2002 and Spring 2003
Special report on "TOWN HALL AND BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE" sponsored by ASC, Congresswoman Diane Watson and Constituency for Africa

 5582

 

 3651

515.

A Meeting of Wits, Uncensored
With its dry, diabolical humor and scathing social commentary, University of Laughs is a lesson on how to fight the system, one mirthful chuckle at a time.

 5578

 2

 1884

516.

Transculturation and National Signifiers: "Japan" In, After, and Via Diaspora and Return
UCLA Center for Japanese Studies Annual Graduate Student Conference held on April 22nd 2006.

 5566

 1

 1058

517.

Psychology and the Market
by Edward L. Glaeser. Reading for week of February 22, 2005.

 5556

 

 2941

518.

Broken Flower
To dismiss Go Shibata's Late Bloomer as merely an exercise in dementia would be a serious mistake. Call it what you will, but one thing's for sure: you've never seen anything quite like it.

 5550

 

 3280

519.

Why We Learn Nothing from Regressing Economic Growth on Policies
by Dani Rodrik. Reading for week of October 25, 2005.

 5550

 

 3063

520.

May 26, 2005: News Bites
Jin hangs up the mike, Harry's in love with Cho Chang, Harold and Kumar join forces again, Raisin May celebrates Asian American Pacific Heritage month and much more in this edition of News Bites.

 5541

 1

 1532

521.

Musical Verite
Two Taiwanese documentaries by young filmmakers investigate the terms through which local popular music can emerge, vanish, reappear, and converge.

 5528

 

 1937

522.

Programs Conducted in English
Think you have to go to the United Kingdom or Australia to find courses taught in English? Think again!

 5518

 

 818

523.

War of the Worlds: An Interview with Rodney Ohebsion
Rodney Ohebsion's shares his admiration for ancient Chinese texts in his book "The New Art of War, Tactics, and Power" by combining excerpts from Sun Tzu and Han Fei Tzu, with ideas from Machiavelli and Gracian, in order to create a clear guide about strategy, organization, and leadership for the modern reader.

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 2243

524.

Domestic Disturbance
A look at Hwang Sok-young's "The Guest" and the rocky detour it took to achieve international acclaim.

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 2405

525.

Kelvin Han Yee
If the Minotaur ever reappeared onstage, his name might be Kelvin Han Yee. That's because Han Yee acts like he's a bull in a china shop: a veritable presence, with smoke coming out of his ears when he talks. Metaphorically speaking, of course...

 5509

 

 2505

526.

Murakami meets Ichikawa: Between Light and Air
The underrated and oft-overlooked Japanese filmmaker Ichikawa Jun succeeds in fusing Murakami Haruki's text with his distinct, minimal visual style in his latest film about the experience(s) of solitude and loneliness. Finding love for the first time, what does one do when that suddenly disappears? More of a delicate balance between the word and image than a confrontation, it is a shame that Ichikawa is not better known or seen in his native Japan or abroad.

 5424

 1

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527.

June 9, 2005: News From Abroad
GOD speaks, 2046 awaits, a Yao Ming in the making, and smoking banned in Bollywood -- all this and more in the June 9th edition of News From Abroad.

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 2353

528.

Economic Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy
by Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson. Reading for week of March 22, 2005.

 5419

 

 3003

529.

KOREA: Internet crimes still on the rise
Number of cases has been increasing since 2001; expert says it might have to do with Korea's widespread web access

 5408

 

 2759

530.

Taking you down to Chinatown: Asian Art's Best Kept Secrets
Saturday evenings may never quite be the same...

 5404

 

 2373

531.

Local Determinants of African Civil Wars, 1970-2001
by Halvard Buhang and Jan Ketil Rød. Reading for week of March 15, 2005.

 5403

 

 2794

532.

On The Process of Growth and Economic Policy in Developing Countries
by Aznold C. Harberger. Reading for week of May 3, 2005.

 5398

 

 2840

533.

Music of my heart: An Interview with Aaron Coleman
APA talks to Aaron Coleman, the musical mastermind behind Imelda.

 5381

 

 2475

534.

The Elusive Curse of Oil
by Michael Alexeev and Robert Conrad. Reading for week of December 6, 2005.

 5371

 

 2902

535.

The Papal Conclave: How Do Cardinals Divine the Will of God?
By J.T. Toman. Reading for week of April 12, 2005.

 5340

 

 2799

536.

Through the Looking Glass
A Society Through Small Frames, The New York Korea Society's exhibition on Korean comics, offered a creative way to learn about contemporary Korean history.

 5338

 

 2333

537.

Out of Bounds: Japan With/Out the West
Eleventh Annual Graduate Student Symposium for Japanese Studies, May 7th, 2005

 5294

 

 745

538.

AUSTRALIA: ABC producer denies 'walkout' claim
Internal politics abound among some of the public broadcaster's staff as the events surrounding Neheda Barakat's 'bullying' allegations come to light

 5294

 

 2468

539.

Growing Public: Is the Welfare State Mortal or Exportable?
by Peter H. Lindert. Reading for week of May 17, 2005.

 5290

 

 2791

540.

Newsletter, Spring 2004
Nigerian Vice President Speaks at UCLA

 5287

 

 3486

541.

Global Crises, Global Solutions
edited by Bjørn Lomborg. Reading for week of June 14, 2005.

 5237

 1

 2773

542.

Too Cliched to Believe
Don’t believe the hype: Too Beautiful to Lie may have picked up some acclaim for its charismatic leads, but it’s still just a run-of-the-mill romantic comedy.

 5237

 

 2491

543.

The Mysterious Case of Female Protectionism: Gender Bias in Attitudes Toward International Trade
By Brian A. Burgoon and Michael J. Hiscox. Reading for week of January 18, 2005.

 5228

 

 2435

544.

What Does the Public Know About Economic Policy, and How Does It Know It?
by Alan S. Blinder and Alan B. Krueger. Reading for week of May 10, 2005.

 5220

 

 2681

545.

August 18: News From Abroad
Harry Potter goes contraband in China, Tony Jaa blows up again, a new Korean box office recordholder, Korean art in Zimbabwe and much, much more in this edition of News From Abroad.

 5211

 1

 1789

546.

July 21, 2005: News From Abroad
Indian National Film Awards; Ongoings of Chow Yun-Fat; Chinese Authorities sign agreement with MPA to crackdown on film piracy; the introduction of commercial broadcasting in India; Initial D overpowers the Sith and the Smiths. And -- really, we're not kidding this time -- so much more in this edition of News From Abroad.

 5186

 1

 2049

547.

UCLA PRRP Past Awardees

 5180

 

 843

548.

Voting for Autocracy: Hegemonic Party Survival and its Demise in Mexico
by Beatriz Magaloni. Reading for week of October 18, 2005.

 5177

 

 2821

549.

Planetary Consensus
Despite receiving a tepid local reaction, Save the Green Planet!, with its crafty mix of comedy, violence, labor politics, and ecology, is becoming a cult hit in the west. APA writers Jennifer Flinn and Brian Hu discuss the film upon its limited theatrical release in the United States.

 5172

 

 2112

550.

The Demand for Sons: Evidence from Divorce, Fertility, and Shotgun Marriage
by Gordon B. Dahl and Enrico Moretti. Reading for week of May 24, 2005.

 5162

 

 2773

551.

Pillow Talk
Singer-songwriter Susie Suh's debut album is a perfect accompaniment to all your seasons of loneliness. Breakups-to-makeups will never feel the same.

 5142

 

 2237

552.

Cultural Biases in Economic Exchange
by Luigi Guiso, Paola Sapienza and Luigi Zingales. Reading for week of March 1, 2005.

 5139

 

 2503

553.

Operation: Kite
New York-based band release their first album, talk about touring and share their thoughts on Asian Americans in indie-rock.

 5124

 

 2802

554.

Newsletter, Spring 2002
Art and HIV/AIDS in Africa

 5120

 1

 3455

555.

An Empirical Analysis of 'Acting White'
by Roland G. Fryer and Paul Torelli. Reading for week of November 29, 2005.

 5105

 

 2689

556.

Minimum-Winning Coalitions and Personalization in Authoritarian Regimes
by Barbara Geddes. Reading for week of November 1, 2005

 5102

 

 2590

557.

Political Polarization and Income Inequality
By Nolan McCarty, Keith T. Poole and Howard Rosenthal. Reading for week of February 8, 2005.

 5091

 

 2705

558.

Where the Faces have no names
Right face, wrong form is what leads Bertha Bay Sa-Pan's debut film down the beaten path.

 5082

 

 2776

559.

Measuring Risk: Political Risk Insurance Premiums and Domestic Political Institutions
by Nathan Jensen. Reading for week of November 15, 2005.

 5075

 

 2714

560.

Why Is Manhattan So Expensive? Regulation and the Rise In Housing Prices
by Edward L. Glaeser, Joseph Gyourko and Raven Saks. Reading for week of November 22, 2005.

 5066

 

 2731

561.

Do Women Shy Away from Competition? Do Men Compete too Much?
by Muriel Niederle and Lise Vesterlund. Reading for week of December 13, 2005.

 5064

 

 2809

562.

The Long Run Impact of Bombing Vietnam
by Edward Miguel and Gérard Roland. Reading for week of June 7, 2005.

 5048

 

 2684

563.

Column: Letter from Japan (#3)
Our beloved scrooge, I mean, columnist Bryan Hartzheim returns just in time for the holiday season. And he wishes to dole out lumps of coal for everyone responsible for "The Great Blackout Coming."

 5036

 

 2265

564.

Political Science Majors/Minors
Information about studying abroad for Political Science majors/minors.

 5036

 

 570

565.

AX: It was never for kids (Part 5)
The surging popularity of anime in America is attracting more and more avid fans every year as evidenced by the growing crowds at Anime Expo. But the fervor of fans, who dress up and masquerade as their favorite characters, is what sets conventions like the AX and anime apart from more casual entertainments.

 5031

 

 2115

566.

The Political Economy of Hatred
by Edward Glaeser. Reading for week of March 8, 2005.

 5020

 

 2472

567.

When Can History Be Our Guide? The Pitfalls of Counterfactual Inference
by Gary King and Langche Zeng. Reading for week of November 8, 2005.

 5019

 

 2671

568.

The Killing Game: Reputation and Knowledge in Non-Democratic Succession
by Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin. Reading for week of October 11, 2005

 5015

 

 2628

569.

Exchange students visiting UCLA
Are you a non-U.S. student eager to study abroad and experience the culture of Southern California?

 5014

 

 502

570.

Peacock spreads its tale, but slowly
It's no surprise that former cinematographer, now filmmaker Gu Changwei's Peacock is a sight to behold. What's more remarkable is its narrative tautness -- even if it slackens a bit toward the finish.

 5006

 

 2202

571.

September 22, 2005: News From Abroad
Hong Kong Disneyland Opens; Tokyo Film Festival Debuts Project Market; UCLA Expands Operations in Shanghai; India-British Film Co-production Agreement in the Works; Weinstein Co.'s New Asia VP Hired. This and much more in the latest edition of News From Abroad.

 5003

 

 2077

572.

July 7, 2005: News From Abroad
Khan and Devgan call a truce on the Rai feud, Qi Gong passes away, Hollywood goes back East, and more in this issue of News From Abroad.

 5000

 1

 1811

573.

Income and Democracy
by Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson, James A. Robinson and Pierre Yared. Reading for week of March 29, 2005.

 5000

 

 2629

574.

Kipp Shiotani
Kipp is Solve for X's resident chameleon: able to shift comfortably into whatever role he likes. Chalk it up to his incredible versaility or short attention span if you'd like, but it won't stop Kipp from keeping you guessing.

 4998

 1

 2393

575.

Jeff Liu
Jeff Liu may have had a gem of a script to work with, but it takes some mad directorial skill to take a non-chronological scenes, with actors playing multiple characters, throwing in numerous layers of narration and flashback occurring on-stage all at once, and make it flow so the audience can be sit back and be captivated by the heart of the story. And he made it seem like it was fun...

 4976

 

 2342

576.

Imagining reality at its most unreal: The Art of O-Sang Gwon
Cutting-edge Korean photographer/sculptor O-Sang Gwon knows that a picture is worth a thousand words. Especially after he's done deodorizing it...

 4953

 

 2049

577.

Links of Interest to Resources for Buddhist Studies
Websites of particular interest to students of Buddhist Studies.

 4943

 4

 3641

578.

World Development Report 2006 - Equity and Development
Executive Summary from the World Bank. Reading for week of April 26, 2005.

 4940

 

 2413

579.

Column: Taipei Beat (#4)
Staff writer Brian Hu checks in from Taipei periodically to regale us with his crackpot musings, re-musings and once-in-awhile revelations as a cineaste.

 4923

 

 2030

580.

Mockumentary Mail Order Wife Delivers Darkly Comedic Punch to Conventions of Romantic Love
Marriage conventions are tossed out the window in this stylish and devilishly hilarious portrayal of romance and wedded bliss at its absolute worst.

 4900

 

 1009

581.

(Un)Amazing Grace
What do an activist, a lesbian and a pastor's wife all have in common? Apparently, they're all named Grace Lee, and they're all part of the world's most baffling mystery: who the heck is Grace Lee?

 4884

 

 2105

582.

March 10: News Bites
Shonen Knife makes a comeback, who is Lung Duk Dong (hint: not an exotic Cantonese dish), Grace Park, ahem, reveals all, the SF International Asian American Film Festival opens and so much more in this edition of News From Abroad.

 4823

 

 1634

583.

November 3, 2005: News Bites
Tom Cruise produces another Eyes Wide Shut?!; Trekkies have a whole 'nother reason to salute Mr. Sulu; following the yellow brick road to the Phillipines. All this and more in the latest edition of News Bites.

 4798

 

 1640

584.

November 17, 2005: News From Abroad
Golden Horse Award winners, Faye Wong gives birth, China indignant about Memoirs of a Geisha, the launching of Indian Films Online, and much more in this edition of News Bites.

 4794

 1

 2168

585.

Fall 2005 UCLA South Asia Courses
Indulge Yourself -- Courses From Anthropology to World Arts

 4786

 

 1922

586.

Ashes to ashes, dust to dust
The artists displayed at the Phoenix Rising: From the Ashes of Manzanar exhibit paint pictures worth a thousand words.

 4760

 

 2300

587.

Culinary Coproduction
The ingredients for Rice Rhapsody turned out to be harder to mix than expected. Director Kenneth Bi and producer Rosa Li share their recipe.

 4729

 

 2231

588.

Hola Marebito
A man hungry for horror meets a girl with an appetite for blood in Takashi Shimizu’s disappointing Marebito.

 4726

 

 2048

589.

Newsletter, Fall 2003
Acting Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Charles Snyder surveys the continent

 4703

 

 3457

590.

Everybody Dies anything but tragic
Propergander returns with another comic hit.

 4702

 1

 2267

591.

Dark City
The sweeping, majestic look of Korea's Sky Blue can't quite overshadow its barely beating plotline and paper-thin characters.

 4701

 

 2405

592.

Language and Culture Programs
EAP offers instruction in 17 languages other than English, in a variety of forms, including Language, Culture, and Society Programs. The number of UC students involved in language study abroad has increased every year for the past five years.

 4681

 

 661

593.

Reflections of Education Abroad Program Study

 4665

 1

 2140

594.

Fall 2005 UCLA East Asian Studies Courses
From Anthropology to World Arts and Cultures

 4629

 

 1387

595.

06 Winter Courselist
Courselist for 06 Winter

 4601

 

 1172

596.

Newsletter, Fall 2001
Teacher's seminar on Africa

 4593

 

 3396

597.

Dream of the 36 Chambers
The UCLA Film and Television Archive’s landmark Heroic Grace traveling series in 2003 gets a much anticipated sequel. Prepare to drool.

 4590

 

 2061

598.

Newsletter, Fall 2000
Uongozi East Africa Institute summer participants share their experience.

 4582

 1

 3158

599.

December 8, 2005: News Bites
Watanabe sexiest man, Sandra Oh wins again, Ford fuses Korean soap operas and fast cars, and a whole lot more in the latest edition of News Bites.

 4571

 1

 1825

600.

January 14th: News Bites
Celebs pour in for tsunami relief, Iron Chef gets retooled, Malaysia wins big in MTV-sponsored contest and more in this edition of News Bites.

 4562

 1

 2345

601.

Newsletter, Fall 1998
First East African Uongozi Institute

 4518

 1

 3217

602.

May 26, 2005: News From Abroad
Mission probable in China; Asian films make a mark at Cannes; a double dose of Chow; Ziyi does it again. All this and more in the May 26th edition of News From Abroad.

 4507

 

 2397

603.

Parents
Congratulations on your child's decision to study abroad. From our experience, UCLA students who study abroad are inquisitive, open-minded, and eager to engage in hands-on learning about our world.

 4497

 

 471

604.

A Bright Piece
Shugo Tokumaru’s “Night Piece” is simplicity at its finest.

 4471

 

 2420

605.

FACE TO FACE with the SLAVS
University of California Undergraduate Research Conference On Slavic Studies

 4453

 

 1470

606.

It's A Family Affair
With breakneck action and uproarious antics, Lau Kar Leung's "My Young Auntie" is yet another triumph in the second installment of the Heroic Grace series at UCLA.

 4343

 

 2022

607.

July 7, 2005: News Bites
Double doses of anime, Howl whimpers at the box office, the L.A. Film festival ends, and much more in our latest edition of News Bites.

 4328

 

 2499

608.

Judy Soo Hoo
The thing that stands out, first and foremost, when speaking to the Solve for X bunch is how quickly everyone jumps to praise the impressive talent of their writer, Judy Soo Hoo. It's all about the snappy rhythm, witty dialogue, and uniquely complicated characters she creates.

 4320

 

 2359

609.

The Formation of Medieval Japanese Towns and the Rise of Kamakura New Buddhism
by Matsuo, Kenji, Yamagata University

 4310

 1

 3838

610.

PRRP Grants, Academic Year 2005-2006
Six UCLA faculty and graduate students receive grants to support collaborative and comparative research.

 4284

 

 2975

611.

Newsletter, Fall 1999
Undersecretary of State for African Affairs Susan Rice discusses America's foreign policy towards Africa.

 4207

 

 3390

612.

PRRP Grant Awardees, Academic Year 2004-2005
Five UCLA faculty receive Pacific Rim Research Program grants totalling $75,015 for 2004-2005.

 4201

 

 3295

613.

Scholars Explore Regional Security: Introduction
Four elections later—the American, the Iraqi, the Afghan, and the Palestinian—and despite assists from Yasser Arafat, Ariel Sharon and Bashar al-Asad, the Peace Process, the War on Terrorism and the Democratization of Iraq have all become bogged down or set aside.

 4200

 

 3598

614.

November 17: News Bites
Another week, another Asian film festival requiring your attention; Yoko Ono squashes beef with Beatle; Beckham gets bent... again; Nuttin but a Cho thang. All this and more in the latest edition of News Bites.

 4183

 

 1654

615.

Newsletter, Spring 2000
Celebrating 40th anniversary of African Studies at UCLA

 4175

 

 3356

616.

Teachers As Scholars Explore Francophone Culture
TAS seminars at UCLA enrich French class for many Los Angeles K-12 teachers and students

 4115

 1

 2090

617.

March 10, 2005: News From Abroad
Pop stars rock the house at an anti-piracy concert in Beijing, Indian musical game show takes to Southeast Asia for auditions and James Brown performs in Indonesia’s jazz festival for tsunami relief. All this and more in this issue of News From Abroad.

 4074

 

 927

618.

The Superpower Myth: The Use and Misuse of American Might
A discussion with Author, Nancy Soderberg, and response by David Aaron.

 3961

 2

 3271

619.

Literary and Social Differences Between the Arhat and the Bodhisattva
by Shimoda, Masahiro, Tokyo University

 3889

 

 3523

620.

October 6, 2005: News Bites
A Hero's welcome for Zhang Yimou, Chop-suey as an art, Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra in the big apple, University of Michigan radio show in hot water and much, much more in this edition of News Bites.

 3872

 

 532

621.

Visitor Information
For the 5th Annual Symposium on Asia in the Curriculum hosted by the UCLA Asia Institute

 3826

 3

 789

622.

June 2 Seminar: Adrian Favell
UCLA Associate Professor, Adrian Favell will discuss a chapter from his current work in progress, "Eurostars and Eurocities: The Dream Life of a Global Superman."

 3819

 

 859

623.

June 9 Seminar: John Tooby
UCSB Professor of Anthropology and co-director of the UCSB Center for Evolutionary Psychology, John Tooby, will present his paper,"Can race be erased?: Coalitional computation and social categorization."

 3814

 

 831

624.

May 19 Seminar: Rachel Adams
Global Fellow, Rachel Adams will discuss her paper, The Borders of American Crime Fiction, in which she proposes that fictional detective stories that take place at the U.S.-Mexico border are an example of the globalization of that genre of writing.

 3792

 

 1211

625.

Sociology Majors
Information about going abroad for Sociology majors.

 3756

 1

 548

626.

How Important was Buddhism in Early Southeast Asia?
by Robert Brown, UCLA

 3755

 

 3308

627.

May 26 Seminar: Eunyoung Ha
Associate Fellow, Eunyoung Ha will discuss her paper, "Globalization, Veto Players, and Welfare Spending."

 3753

 

 838

628.

February 10 Seminar: David Fitzgerald
Emigration's Challenge to the 'Nation-Church': Mexican Catholic Emigration Policies, 1920-2004

 3716

 

 583

629.

Art History Majors/Minors
Information for Art History majors/minors thinking about EAP.

 3676

 

 525

630.

English Majors/Minors
Information for English majors/minors about studying abroad through EAP.

 3668

 

 624

631.

January 20 Seminar: Chielozona Eze
HATE YOUR ENEMY: THE ANATOMY OF RESENTMENT IN AFRICA’S CULTURAL RESISTANCE TO THE WEST

 3577

 

 486

632.

February 24 Seminar: Pascal Boyer
Ten Problems for Integrated Behavioural Science: How to Make the Social Sciences Relevant

 3562

 

 379

633.

April 7 Seminar: Nina Sylvester
Rationalizing the Girl: Labor, Domesticity and Femininity in the Weimar Republic

 3535

 

 118

634.

January 13 Seminar: Geoffrey Garrett
The International Diffusion of Liberalism

 3535

 

 541

635.

April 21 Seminar: Daniel Chen
There are two papers to read for this seminar. One is background and the most recent is his current project.

 3530

 

 417

636.

June 9: News Bites
Justin Lin gets racy, Ismail Merchant dead at 68, the Arthur Ch'ien controversy heats up, Bai Ling speaks and more in this edition of News Bites.

 3526

 

 512

637.

April 28 Seminar: Nadege Veldwachter
There is one paper to read for the seminar. The large version is in French, and the smaller version is a partial translation to English.

 3518

 

 378

638.

December 7 Seminar: Yusaku Horiuchi
Presentation from 12 - 1:30 pm

 3493

 

 981

639.

February 17 Seminar: Ödül Bozkurt
Unexpected Moves: High-Skilled Foreign Workers in Multinational Headquarters in Sweden and Finland

 3470

 

 589

640.

Want to Experience Korea in Seven Days?
UCLA Center for Korean Studies

 3453

 1

 2204

641.

February 2 Seminar: Larry Diamond
Seminar to be led by Larry Diamond

 3449

 

 627

642.

Art Majors
Information for Art Majors thinking about EAP.

 3419

 

 532

643.

April 14 Seminar: James Robinson
In this seminar, James Robinson from Harvard University, will discuss his new paper titled "Income and Democracy." Partial Abstract: Existing studies establish a strong cross-country correlation between income and democracy, but do not typically control for factors that simultaneously affect both variables. We show that controlling for such factors by including country fixed effects removes the statistical association between income per capita and various measures of democracy.

 3417

 

 474

644.

Safety and Study Abroad
Many EAP students and their families have concerns about how safe or healthy they will be while living and traveling overseas.

 3395

 

 486

645.

Chemistry and Biochemistry Majors
Information for Chemistry and Biochemistry majors thinking about EAP.

 3368

 

 411

646.

March 3 Seminar: Donald R. Davis
Technology Superiority and the Losses from Migration

 3294

 

 539

647.

Asian American Studies Majors/Minors
Information for Asian American Studies Majors/Minors about EAP.

 3260

 

 551

648.

Brain Drain
Beijing Punk Rockers stop in Pomona during their tour of the U.S.

 3214

 

 1095

649.

Learning Business Oriented Korean
UCLA’s Center for International Business Education and Research is offering a 6-week intensive business and economics oriented Korean language and culture course during Summer, 2005. The course will be taught in Seoul, Korea, and will consist of classroom sessions and field trips. This program fulfills 8 quarter units.

 3196

 

 2792

650.

October 26 Seminar: Nathan Jensen
Held from 12 - 1:30 pm

 3186

 

 501

651.

October 12 Seminar: Ali Behdad
Presentation from 12 - 1:30 pm

 3165

 

 887

652.

Design | Media Arts Majors
An overview of EAP Programs for Design | Media Arts Majors

 3164

 

 544

653.

Early Korean Immigrants in Hawaii: Their Social Backgrounds and Politics, 1903-1915
Early Korean Immigrants in Hawaii: Their Social Backgrounds and Politics, 1903-1915

 3118

 

 1684

654.

November 16 Seminar: Obioma Nnaemeka
Presentation held 12 - 1:30 pm

 3028

 

 461

655.

Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations Majors
Information for Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations about EAP.

 3018

 

 511

656.

Teacher Beliefs and Practices in Advanced Spanish Classrooms
Manel Lacorte, University of Maryland; Evelyn Canabal, Madeira School

 3014

 21

 3572

657.

August 4, 2005: News Bites
MTV unsheaths its global sword, Kayo Hatta passes away, Grace Lee honored at Asian-American International Festival, Tsunami Song perpetrator gets second chance, and much, much more in this edition of News Bites.

 3008

 

 885

658.

November 2 Workshop: Globalization and the Sciences
Conducted by Bob Goldberg, Gail Harrison, and Sandra Harding.

 2994

 

 360

659.

Scholars Explore Regional Security: Program
Scholars and experts assess the reverberations of the occupation of Iraq and Afghanistan on international relations, regional security and stability in the Middle East, Central and South Asia.

 2992

 

 2084

660.

November 8 Seminar: Anthony Giddens
Presentation from 2-3pm.

 2991

 

 288

661.

Afro-American Studies Majors/Minors
Information for Afro-American Studies Majors/Minors interested in EAP.

 2984

 

 513

662.

Minor Worksheet
Minor worksheet for the Global Studies interdepartmental program.

 2979

 

 756

663.

African Studies Minors
Information for African Studies Minors considering EAP.

 2976

 

 545

664.

China's Many Faces
San Francisco teacher Greg Adler participated in the Calfiornia NCTA 2004 study tour of China. Here he shares his first impressions of China.

 2940

 

 1129

665.

Korean Mask Drama and the Dance of Therapy
A Five University Tour of the East Rock Institute

 2939

 

 1749

666.

The Cosmology of Buddhas and Kami in medieval Japan: A reconsideration of kami-Buddhist amalgamation paradigm
by Satô, Hiroo, Tohoku University

 2908

 1

 2083

667.

Museum Studies Majors
Information for Museum Studies majors considering studying abroad.

 2892

 1

 524

668.

Important Contacts
Quick list of important contacts while you are studying abroad.

 2878

 

 556

669.

Rebuilding Devastated Economies in the Middle East
Overview by Professor Leonard Binder, Director of the Center for Near Eastern Studies

 2860

 

 1803

670.

UCLA Political Science 169 - Modern Korean Politics
A study of modern Korean politics of North and South Korea

 2834

 1

 1640

671.

Power of Attorney
Information for students considering obtaining a Power of Attorney

 2804

 

 531

672.

On the Allure of Green: Landscape in Buddhist Practice from Dunhuang to Kyoto
by Mimi Yiengpruksawan, Yale University

 2803

 

 2553

673.

Hiring Part Time High School Japanese Tutor
High school Japanese tutor needed ASAP in Brentwood for $18+ per hour ( 2-6 hours/week-very flexible)

 2750

 

 918

674.

Chicana/Chicano Studies Majors/Minors
Information for Chicana/Chicano Studies majors/minors on studying abroad through EAP.

 2743

 

 546

675.

A New Paradigm for Understanding Japanese Buddhism
by Sueki, Fumihiko, Tokyo University

 2708

 

 2297

676.

Major Worksheet
Global Studies Major Worksheet.

 2699

 

 795

677.

"Indianism" and the Construction of Pan-Asian Buddhism in Pre-War Japan
by Richard Jaffe, Duke University

 2682

 

 2757

678.

Relics of Misunderstanding? Chinese Sheli and Indic Sarira in the Mahaparinirvana-sutra and Elsewhere
by Jonathan Silk, UCLA

 2677

 

 2298

679.

Is There Still Buddhism Outside Japan?: "Three Countries" in the Thought of Eisai and Nichiren
by Jacqueline Stone, Princeton University

 2674

 

 2414

680.

May 12, 2005: News Bites
K-pop at the Kodak, Asian Heritage takes the streets of San Francisco by storm, not enough Asians on TV, Film banned in China wins at Tribeca Film Festival, Chun Yu book signing, and much more in this edition of News Bites.

 2670

 

 1071

681.

European Studies Major
Information for students in the European Studies Major.

 2667

 

 476

682.

Dividing Bones for the Common Dead: The Role of Buddhism in the Formation of Japan's Civil Society
by Mark Blum, State University of New York

 2665

 

 2242

683.

History Majors
Information for History majors thinking about studying abroad.

 2647

 

 508

684.

Scholars Explore Regional Security
Scholars and experts assess the reverberations of the occupation of Iraq and Afghanistan on international relations, regional security and stability in the Middle East, Central and South Asia.

 2644

 

 2820

685.

Korea Social Scientist Position - UCLA
UCLA is searching for a Social Scientist in the field of Korean Studies

 2618

 3

 1947

686.

Family Educational Records Privacy Act (FERPA)
Student records at UCLA are governed by a special set of regulations called the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, or FERPA, which was enacted in 1974 by federal legislation.

 2613

 

 351

687.

The Roof Tiles of Fujiwarakyo Yakushiji
by Donald F. McCallum, UCLA

 2582

 

 2311

688.

Mexican Studies Minor
Information for students in Mexican Studies who want to go abroad.

 2578

 

 592

689.

05 Spring Courselist

 2569

 

 719

690.

What Manner of Monk is This: The Buddhist Bhiksu's Obligation to Support his Parents in Early and Medieval India
by Gregory Schopen, UCLA

 2530

 

 2082

691.

Alumni
EAP alumni are arguably the most important resource to the continued success of the program. UCLA students often first imagine study abroad as a viable option when they hear a returned student share their experience in a class or other campus setting. Likewise, outbound students benefit greatly from hearing first-hand what other UCLA students have experienced in their EAP destination.

 2524

 

 523

692.

Problems in the Reestablishment of Orders of Nuns in Theravada Buddhism
by Sasaki, Shizuka, Hanazono University in Kyoto

 2520

 

 2324

693.

Japanese Buddhism in the Formation of Tokugawa Authority
by Sonehara, Satoshi, Tohoku University

 2488

 

 2015

694.

February 3, 2005: News Bites
"Tsunami song" offenders punished, House of Flying Daggers scores an Oscar nomination -- but not the one you think -- Buddhist film fest opens in San Fran and much more in this edition of News Bites.

 2481

 

 745

695.

Linguistics Concentration Majors/Minors
Information for Linguistics and Linguistics/Concentration Majors/Minors interested in studying abroad.

 2449

 

 553

696.

Coming Down the Mountain: Gods and Buddhas at Hie Shrine
by Bernard Faure, Stanford University

 2445

 

 2143

697.

Coping While Abroad
Have the unexpected discoveries or miscommunications of living abroad ever been enough to make you want to laugh or cry? Then read on.

 2384

 

 541

698.

Music Majors
Information for Music majors considering studying abroad.

 2377

 

 534

699.

East Asian Studies Majors
Information for East Asian Studies majors on studying abroad through EAP.

 2376

 

 549

700.

St. Mary's College -- Asian History
Application consideration begins Nov. 15, 2005

 2375

 

 1220

701.

UCLA Faculty and Staff
UCLA Faculty and Staff are among the most important supporters of EAP. Most of you have studied, taught, or conducted research abroad. You know first-hand what a rich academic and personal experience studying and living in another country can be.

 2349

 

 534

702.

Latin American Studies Majors/Minors
Information for Latin American Studies Majors/Minors interested in going abroad.

 2302

 

 594

703.

UCLA History Department - Professor of Modern Japanese History
Application Deadline - December 9, 2005

 2284

 

 913

704.

World Arts and Culture
Information on studying abroad for World Arts and Cultures majors.

 2267

 

 505

705.

Support EAP
Interested to support UCLA EAP as we continually strive to develop and expand EAP program options, improve our support and preparation for students, and make study abroad possible for more students?

 2257

 

 520

706.

Japanese Tendai Interpretations of the Environment
by Okubo, Ryoshun, Waseda University

 2216

 

 2123

707.

Parent FAQ
Frequently asked questions by parents whose child had decided to study abroad.

 2215

 

 493

708.

Getting There: Travel, Passports, Visas
Basic information about the many logistical matters that you will need to take care of before you leave.

 2160

 1

 521

709.

Ethnomusicology majors
Information for Ethnomusicology Majors considering EAP.

 2158

 

 543

710.

05 Fall Courselist
05 Fall Courselist

 2139

 

 82

711.

African Studies EAP Information
The following will provide you with information regarding EAP coursework when studying abroad.

 2130

 5

 1088

712.

Education Abroad Program - Alumni

 2060

 

 1604

713.

Study Abroad Myths and Facts
Myths and Facts for Prospective Applicants Interested in EAP

 2041

 

 514

714.

Middle East and North African Studies Majors/Minors
Information about studying abroad for majors/minors in Middle East North African Studies.

 1921

 

 384

715.

Russian Majors
Information for Russian majors thinking about studying abroad.

 1921

 

 516

716.

Beginning Level University Heritage Programs: Creating a Space for All Heritage Language Learners
Sara Beaudrie and Cynthia Ducar, University of Arizona

 1919

 14

 2508

717.

Italian Majors/Minors
Information about studying abroad for Italian majors/minors.

 1880

 

 311

718.

Book Review
Mi Lengua: Spanish as a Heritage Language in the United States. Roca, Ana and M. Cecilia Colombi (eds). Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2003. 305 pp. (Reviewed by Orlando Kelm, University of Texas at Austin)

 1873

 13

 2021

719.

May 12 Colloquium: Professor Timur Kuran
Visiting Professor at Stanford University, Timur Kuran, will discuss a self-contained chapter from his book in progress.

 1862

 

 1187

720.

Chapman University -- East Asian History
Application consideration begins December 1, 2005

 1856

 

 1341

721.

KOREA: Foreign watchdog hits out at Seoul over media bills
The International Press Institute disagrees with two recently passed bills restricting South Korean press freedoms

 1754

 

 696

722.

California State University, Fullerton - Professor of Asian History
All application materials must be received by November 15, 2005.

 1662

 

 787

723.

UCLA Asian Studies Graduate Student Publications and Presentations, 2002-2003
Highlighting UCLA graduate student accomplishments

 1478

 

 972

724.

UC Irvine -- Japanese Literature and Culture, tenure track
Application consideration begins Nov. 14, 2005.

 1425

 

 1162

725.

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona - Professor of East Asian History
Application process begins November 1, 2005

 1394

 

 647

726.

Students tailor education to needs

 1370

 

 467

727.

January 27 Seminar: Stephen Krasner
Seminar to be led by Stephen Krasner

 1343

 

 585

728.

06W LAS MA Courselist

 1330

 

 427

729.

Cross Currents: Navigating a Pluralistic World
Conference - March 16-17, 2006

 1308

 1

 996

730.

Asian Studies on the Pacific Coast
Asian studies on the pacific coast by Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California. Submission deadline: Tuesday, March 15, 2005

 1308

 

 693

731.

Sexuality and Family Relationships
A Thematic Workshop in Cambodia Mid-December 2005

 1218

 

 708

732.

Support EAP

 1200

 

 523

733.

Safety and Study Abroad

 1170

 

 489

734.

Education Abroad Program - Faculty & Advisors

 1144

 

 542

735.

06 Winter Courselist
06 Winter Courselist

 1049

 

 80

736.

Global Studies Course Descriptions

 1033

 

 80

737.

Family Educational Records Privacy Act (FERPA)

 1030

 

 347

738.

Learn More About EAP

 1013

 

 501

739.

A Letter to the Parents

 998

 

 444

740.

October 19 Workshop: Globalization and the Humanities
Presention by Felicity Nussbaum, Saree Makdisi, Sue-Ellen Case, Thu-Huong Nguyen-Vo.

 986

 

 909

741.

06 Winter Courselist
06 Winter Courselist

 929

 

 69

742.

Title VI and Fulbright-Hays National Outreach Conference
April 27-29 -- Madison, WI
Deadline: November 11, 2005

 839

 

 535

743.

06 Winter Courselist
06 Winter Courselist

 781

 

 92

744.

November 30 Workshop: Globalization and the Social Sciences
Presentation by Yunxiang Yan, Ron Rogowski, and Michael Ross.

 757

 

 359

745.

5th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Social Sciences
The 5th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Social Sciences will be held from May 31 to June 3, 2006 at the Waikiki Beach Marriott Hotel in Honolulu, Hawaii. Submission Deadline: January 24, 2006

 746

 

 651

746.

06 Winter Courselist
06 Winter Courselist

 700

 

 72

747.

Heritage Language class management
A positive class climate plays an important role in successful HL teaching and learning. If students feel welcome and respected by teacher and classmates alike, they will be more willing to take risks in speaking, reading, and writing in front of the class, in asking questions for clarification, and in accepting correction of HL errors.

 576

 

 87

748.

Multilevel heritage language classes
Here are some suggestions for optimizing teaching and learning in a multilevel heritage language class.

 573

 

 72

749.

Heritage Languages at the University of California
The University of California features one of the highest ratios of HL speakers and learners due mainly to the large population of Hispanics and Asians, but also to groups of students from regions like Eastern Europe and the Middle East.

 555

 

 79

750.

Heritage learners proficiency and use
Heritage learners bring a wide range of HL abilities and varieties into the classroom. Below are a few general recommendations for you, the HL instructor, so that you can better understand your students and respond to their needs.

 532

 

 87

751.

About this project
Heritage Language Pedagogy is an emerging field. Many faculty members in the UC system, faced with the challenge of teaching Heritage Language learners, have begun to examine the issue of HL instruction and have developed efficient practices to meet their students' needs.

 525

 

 93

752.

Communicative HL activities
In order for genuine communication to take place within the HL classroom, students should feel a need to communicate.

 508

 

 76

753.

Approaches to Heritage Language Instruction
Most of the approaches to foreign language instruction can be adapted to the needs of heritage language learners.

 507

 

 100

754.

Focusing on the heritage language student
The type of class you will teach will establish the needs of your Heritage Language Learners (HLLs). Below are some suggestions on serving the needs of HLLs according to their class environment.

 505

 

 73

755.

Publications
Past POM publication are located at PROFMEX.

 499

 

 78

756.

ACTFL Proficiency: Writing Guidelines
Resource suggested by ACTFL (Table of contents available on ACTFL website: Development Oral Communication Skills, by Carol J. Orwig (has sections addressing each level, including distinguished).

 451

 

 103

757.

ACTFL Proficiency: Listening Guidelines
Resource suggested by ACTFL (Table of contents available on ACTFL website: Development Oral Communication Skills, by Carol J. Orwig (has sections addressing each level, including distinguished).

 367

 

 81

758.

ACTFL Proficiency: Speaking Guidelines
Resource suggested by ACTFL (Table of contents available on ACTFL website: Development Oral Communication Skills, by Carol J. Orwig (has sections addressing each level, including distinguished).

 363

 

 92

759.

ACTFL Proficiency: Reading Guidelines
Resource suggested by ACTFL (Table of contents available on ACTFL website: Development Oral Communication Skills, by Carol J. Orwig (has sections addressing each level, including distinguished).

 354

 

 72

760.

The heritage language learner
Various heritage language questionnaires

 295

 

 58

761.

Contributors to Volume 3

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