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The series focused on indigenous heritage and knowledge in the Asia Pacific interrogates anthropological work through a critical, interdisciplinary lens to push for community engagement and collaboration.

Posted: 9/18/2020

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The professorship is one of many recent career honors bestowed on Shih, who joined the UCLA faculty in 1993.

Posted: 8/7/2020

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The year-long program helps staff build professional skills and extend their networks across campus.

Posted: 8/6/2020

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The 2020 Contribution to the Field Award of the Asia and Asian America Section of the American Sociological Association will be conferred on Prof. Zhou during a virtual ceremony this August.

Posted: 5/29/2020

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A UCLA alumna and Chinese high school students associated with the UCLA Global Classroom have generously donated facial masks to UCLA.

Posted: 5/20/2020

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A new animated film about a village in Ifugao, Philippines brings together many institutions and local organizations in an effort to invigorate highland archaeology and community engagement.

Posted: 2/21/2020

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The work of sociologist Jennifer Jihye Chun, a labor scholar, spans both Asian American and Asian Studies.

Posted: 12/4/2019

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Miki Dezaki's directorial debut, “Shusenjo: The Main Battleground of the Comfort Women Issue,” addresses the highly contentious debate in Japan and South Korea about comfort women during World War II.

Posted: 11/4/2019

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China today is an influential, yet insecure, global powerhouse that can best be understood by studying its institutions, says China historian Klaus Mühlhahn.

Posted: 10/15/2019

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“China and California are the second- and fifth-largest economies in the world and their actions on climate change send an important signal to the world about what is possible with concerted effort,” said Alex Wang, UCLA law professor.

Posted: 10/4/2019

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Funds from J. Yang and Family Foundation will provide scholarships and bolster research and curriculum development.

Posted: 7/22/2019

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Higher education leaders from across the Pacific Rim addressed migration, diversity and climate change at the 23rd APRU Annual Presidents' Meeting.

Posted: 7/9/2019

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At the March 2019 annual meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association, Professor Shu-mei Shih was elected to association's Board of Directors as president-elect.

Posted: 4/15/2019

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Jackson Yang: “We greatly appreciate the opportunity to partner with UCLA to sustain scholarly research and teaching on Taiwan.”

Posted: 11/26/2018

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Chinese and Indian immigrants account for two of the largest entrepreneur groups in the United States. These two groups often hold higher levels of education and run more successful businesses than their American-born counterparts, said scholars at a recent APC-CISA symposium.

Posted: 10/30/2018

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