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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Summer Trees Casting Shade: Chinese Paintings at Berkeley, The First Fifty Years

Exhibit - Painting: Center for Chinese Studies | July 6 – September 25, 2016 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


July 6th - September 25th

Summer Trees Casting Shade celebrates BAMPFA's acclaimed Chinese painting collection with over fifty works dating from the twelfth to nineteenth centuries. The diverse subject matter - from monumental landscapes to intimate views of quiet gardens, and from figures of lofty gentlemen to seldom-depicted street characters - highlights the richness of the...   More >


Free for UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, and retirees, 18 & under + one adult $10 Non-Berkeley Student, disabled, 65+, $12 general admission

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-0808, or by emailing bampfa@berkeley.edu.

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Summer Trees Casting Shade: Chinese Paintings at Berkeley, The First Fifty Years

Exhibit - Painting: Center for Chinese Studies | July 6 – September 25, 2016 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


July 6th - September 25th

Summer Trees Casting Shade celebrates BAMPFA's acclaimed Chinese painting collection with over fifty works dating from the twelfth to nineteenth centuries. The diverse subject matter - from monumental landscapes to intimate views of quiet gardens, and from figures of lofty gentlemen to seldom-depicted street characters - highlights the richness of the...   More >


Free for UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, and retirees, 18 & under + one adult $10 Non-Berkeley Student, disabled, 65+, $12 general admission

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-0808, or by emailing bampfa@berkeley.edu.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Summer Trees Casting Shade: Chinese Paintings at Berkeley, The First Fifty Years

Exhibit - Painting: Center for Chinese Studies | July 6 – September 25, 2016 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


July 6th - September 25th

Summer Trees Casting Shade celebrates BAMPFA's acclaimed Chinese painting collection with over fifty works dating from the twelfth to nineteenth centuries. The diverse subject matter - from monumental landscapes to intimate views of quiet gardens, and from figures of lofty gentlemen to seldom-depicted street characters - highlights the richness of the...   More >


Free for UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, and retirees, 18 & under + one adult $10 Non-Berkeley Student, disabled, 65+, $12 general admission

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-0808, or by emailing bampfa@berkeley.edu.

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Summer Trees Casting Shade: Chinese Paintings at Berkeley, The First Fifty Years

Exhibit - Painting: Center for Chinese Studies | July 6 – September 25, 2016 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


July 6th - September 25th

Summer Trees Casting Shade celebrates BAMPFA's acclaimed Chinese painting collection with over fifty works dating from the twelfth to nineteenth centuries. The diverse subject matter - from monumental landscapes to intimate views of quiet gardens, and from figures of lofty gentlemen to seldom-depicted street characters - highlights the richness of the...   More >


Free for UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, and retirees, 18 & under + one adult $10 Non-Berkeley Student, disabled, 65+, $12 general admission

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-0808, or by emailing bampfa@berkeley.edu.

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Summer Trees Casting Shade: Chinese Paintings at Berkeley, The First Fifty Years

Exhibit - Painting: Center for Chinese Studies | July 6 – September 25, 2016 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


July 6th - September 25th

Summer Trees Casting Shade celebrates BAMPFA's acclaimed Chinese painting collection with over fifty works dating from the twelfth to nineteenth centuries. The diverse subject matter - from monumental landscapes to intimate views of quiet gardens, and from figures of lofty gentlemen to seldom-depicted street characters - highlights the richness of the...   More >


Free for UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, and retirees, 18 & under + one adult $10 Non-Berkeley Student, disabled, 65+, $12 general admission

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-0808, or by emailing bampfa@berkeley.edu.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Summer Trees Casting Shade: Chinese Paintings at Berkeley, The First Fifty Years

Exhibit - Painting: Center for Chinese Studies | July 6 – September 25, 2016 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


July 6th - September 25th

Summer Trees Casting Shade celebrates BAMPFA's acclaimed Chinese painting collection with over fifty works dating from the twelfth to nineteenth centuries. The diverse subject matter - from monumental landscapes to intimate views of quiet gardens, and from figures of lofty gentlemen to seldom-depicted street characters - highlights the richness of the...   More >


Free for UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, and retirees, 18 & under + one adult $10 Non-Berkeley Student, disabled, 65+, $12 general admission

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-0808, or by emailing bampfa@berkeley.edu.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Summer Trees Casting Shade: Chinese Paintings at Berkeley, The First Fifty Years

Exhibit - Painting: Center for Chinese Studies | July 6 – September 25, 2016 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


July 6th - September 25th

Summer Trees Casting Shade celebrates BAMPFA's acclaimed Chinese painting collection with over fifty works dating from the twelfth to nineteenth centuries. The diverse subject matter - from monumental landscapes to intimate views of quiet gardens, and from figures of lofty gentlemen to seldom-depicted street characters - highlights the richness of the...   More >


Free for UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, and retirees, 18 & under + one adult $10 Non-Berkeley Student, disabled, 65+, $12 general admission

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-0808, or by emailing bampfa@berkeley.edu.

Friday, September 2, 2016

Summer Trees Casting Shade: Chinese Paintings at Berkeley, The First Fifty Years

Exhibit - Painting: Center for Chinese Studies | July 6 – September 25, 2016 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


July 6th - September 25th

Summer Trees Casting Shade celebrates BAMPFA's acclaimed Chinese painting collection with over fifty works dating from the twelfth to nineteenth centuries. The diverse subject matter - from monumental landscapes to intimate views of quiet gardens, and from figures of lofty gentlemen to seldom-depicted street characters - highlights the richness of the...   More >


Free for UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, and retirees, 18 & under + one adult $10 Non-Berkeley Student, disabled, 65+, $12 general admission

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-0808, or by emailing bampfa@berkeley.edu.

Saturday, September 3, 2016

Summer Trees Casting Shade: Chinese Paintings at Berkeley, The First Fifty Years

Exhibit - Painting: Center for Chinese Studies | July 6 – September 25, 2016 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


July 6th - September 25th

Summer Trees Casting Shade celebrates BAMPFA's acclaimed Chinese painting collection with over fifty works dating from the twelfth to nineteenth centuries. The diverse subject matter - from monumental landscapes to intimate views of quiet gardens, and from figures of lofty gentlemen to seldom-depicted street characters - highlights the richness of the...   More >


Free for UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, and retirees, 18 & under + one adult $10 Non-Berkeley Student, disabled, 65+, $12 general admission

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-0808, or by emailing bampfa@berkeley.edu.

Sunday, September 4, 2016

Summer Trees Casting Shade: Chinese Paintings at Berkeley, The First Fifty Years

Exhibit - Painting: Center for Chinese Studies | July 6 – September 25, 2016 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


July 6th - September 25th

Summer Trees Casting Shade celebrates BAMPFA's acclaimed Chinese painting collection with over fifty works dating from the twelfth to nineteenth centuries. The diverse subject matter - from monumental landscapes to intimate views of quiet gardens, and from figures of lofty gentlemen to seldom-depicted street characters - highlights the richness of the...   More >


Free for UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, and retirees, 18 & under + one adult $10 Non-Berkeley Student, disabled, 65+, $12 general admission

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-0808, or by emailing bampfa@berkeley.edu.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and Chinese Politics: Changes of CCP Culture and Ideology since the 18th Congress

Conference/Symposium: Center for Chinese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | September 6 | 1-5 p.m. | 510 Institute of East Asian Studies


1995 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA

Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)


This symposium offers faculty from Renmin University to exchange view on current affairs in China with Berkeley colleagues. Papers address aspects of culture, the legacy of the cultural revolution, American perspectives, and new trends.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Summer Trees Casting Shade: Chinese Paintings at Berkeley, The First Fifty Years

Exhibit - Painting: Center for Chinese Studies | July 6 – September 25, 2016 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


July 6th - September 25th

Summer Trees Casting Shade celebrates BAMPFA's acclaimed Chinese painting collection with over fifty works dating from the twelfth to nineteenth centuries. The diverse subject matter - from monumental landscapes to intimate views of quiet gardens, and from figures of lofty gentlemen to seldom-depicted street characters - highlights the richness of the...   More >


Free for UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, and retirees, 18 & under + one adult $10 Non-Berkeley Student, disabled, 65+, $12 general admission

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-0808, or by emailing bampfa@berkeley.edu.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Summer Trees Casting Shade: Chinese Paintings at Berkeley, The First Fifty Years

Exhibit - Painting: Center for Chinese Studies | July 6 – September 25, 2016 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


July 6th - September 25th

Summer Trees Casting Shade celebrates BAMPFA's acclaimed Chinese painting collection with over fifty works dating from the twelfth to nineteenth centuries. The diverse subject matter - from monumental landscapes to intimate views of quiet gardens, and from figures of lofty gentlemen to seldom-depicted street characters - highlights the richness of the...   More >


Free for UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, and retirees, 18 & under + one adult $10 Non-Berkeley Student, disabled, 65+, $12 general admission

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-0808, or by emailing bampfa@berkeley.edu.

Friday, September 9, 2016

Summer Trees Casting Shade: Chinese Paintings at Berkeley, The First Fifty Years

Exhibit - Painting: Center for Chinese Studies | July 6 – September 25, 2016 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


July 6th - September 25th

Summer Trees Casting Shade celebrates BAMPFA's acclaimed Chinese painting collection with over fifty works dating from the twelfth to nineteenth centuries. The diverse subject matter - from monumental landscapes to intimate views of quiet gardens, and from figures of lofty gentlemen to seldom-depicted street characters - highlights the richness of the...   More >


Free for UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, and retirees, 18 & under + one adult $10 Non-Berkeley Student, disabled, 65+, $12 general admission

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-0808, or by emailing bampfa@berkeley.edu.

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Shanghai Acrobats of the People's Republic of China: Shanghai Nights

Performing Arts - Other: Center for Chinese Studies | September 10 | 2 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall


Cal Performances


Among its country's most celebrated troupes, the Shanghai Acrobats of the People's Republic of China dazzle with a vivid new spectacle that celebrates their colorful, kinetic hometown. Expect daring stunts like giant trampoline somersaults, hoop-diving dragons, aerial silk ribbon dances, juggling, and a signature gravity-defying jumping routine that has earned the acrobats a Guinness World Record.


All Audiences

All Audiences

starting at $30

Family Friendly! Ages 16 and under half price!. Tickets go on sale August 9. Buy tickets by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org.



Shanghai Acrobats of the People's Republic of China: Shanghai Nights

Performing Arts - Other: Center for Chinese Studies | September 10 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall


Cal Performances


Among its country's most celebrated troupes, the Shanghai Acrobats of the People's Republic of China dazzle with a vivid new spectacle that celebrates their colorful, kinetic hometown. Expect daring stunts like giant trampoline somersaults, hoop-diving dragons, aerial silk ribbon dances, juggling, and a signature gravity-defying jumping routine that has earned the acrobats a Guinness World Record.


All Audiences

All Audiences

starting at $30

Family Friendly! Ages 16 and under half price!. Tickets go on sale August 9. Buy tickets by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org.



Summer Trees Casting Shade: Chinese Paintings at Berkeley, The First Fifty Years

Exhibit - Painting: Center for Chinese Studies | July 6 – September 25, 2016 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


July 6th - September 25th

Summer Trees Casting Shade celebrates BAMPFA's acclaimed Chinese painting collection with over fifty works dating from the twelfth to nineteenth centuries. The diverse subject matter - from monumental landscapes to intimate views of quiet gardens, and from figures of lofty gentlemen to seldom-depicted street characters - highlights the richness of the...   More >


Free for UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, and retirees, 18 & under + one adult $10 Non-Berkeley Student, disabled, 65+, $12 general admission

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-0808, or by emailing bampfa@berkeley.edu.

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Summer Trees Casting Shade: Chinese Paintings at Berkeley, The First Fifty Years

Exhibit - Painting: Center for Chinese Studies | July 6 – September 25, 2016 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


July 6th - September 25th

Summer Trees Casting Shade celebrates BAMPFA's acclaimed Chinese painting collection with over fifty works dating from the twelfth to nineteenth centuries. The diverse subject matter - from monumental landscapes to intimate views of quiet gardens, and from figures of lofty gentlemen to seldom-depicted street characters - highlights the richness of the...   More >


Free for UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, and retirees, 18 & under + one adult $10 Non-Berkeley Student, disabled, 65+, $12 general admission

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-0808, or by emailing bampfa@berkeley.edu.

Monday, September 12, 2016

In Honor of Dream of the Red Chamber

Conference/Symposium: Center for Chinese Studies | September 12 | 2:30-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library


Center for Chinese Studies (CCS), Arts Research Center, Arts + Design Initiative, Department of Music, Arts & Humanities, Letters & Science Division of


Scholars and artists will gather for an afternoon of conversation on the music, stage, and words of this opera. The symposium culminates in a conversation between Stan Lai and Wen-hsin Yeh, the Richard H. and Laurie C. Morrison Professor in History at UC Berkeley. RSVP by September 7.


RSVP by September 7 online.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Summer Trees Casting Shade: Chinese Paintings at Berkeley, The First Fifty Years

Exhibit - Painting: Center for Chinese Studies | July 6 – September 25, 2016 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


July 6th - September 25th

Summer Trees Casting Shade celebrates BAMPFA's acclaimed Chinese painting collection with over fifty works dating from the twelfth to nineteenth centuries. The diverse subject matter - from monumental landscapes to intimate views of quiet gardens, and from figures of lofty gentlemen to seldom-depicted street characters - highlights the richness of the...   More >


Free for UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, and retirees, 18 & under + one adult $10 Non-Berkeley Student, disabled, 65+, $12 general admission

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-0808, or by emailing bampfa@berkeley.edu.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Summer Trees Casting Shade: Chinese Paintings at Berkeley, The First Fifty Years

Exhibit - Painting: Center for Chinese Studies | July 6 – September 25, 2016 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


July 6th - September 25th

Summer Trees Casting Shade celebrates BAMPFA's acclaimed Chinese painting collection with over fifty works dating from the twelfth to nineteenth centuries. The diverse subject matter - from monumental landscapes to intimate views of quiet gardens, and from figures of lofty gentlemen to seldom-depicted street characters - highlights the richness of the...   More >


Free for UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, and retirees, 18 & under + one adult $10 Non-Berkeley Student, disabled, 65+, $12 general admission

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-0808, or by emailing bampfa@berkeley.edu.

Friday, September 16, 2016

Summer Trees Casting Shade: Chinese Paintings at Berkeley, The First Fifty Years

Exhibit - Painting: Center for Chinese Studies | July 6 – September 25, 2016 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


July 6th - September 25th

Summer Trees Casting Shade celebrates BAMPFA's acclaimed Chinese painting collection with over fifty works dating from the twelfth to nineteenth centuries. The diverse subject matter - from monumental landscapes to intimate views of quiet gardens, and from figures of lofty gentlemen to seldom-depicted street characters - highlights the richness of the...   More >


Free for UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, and retirees, 18 & under + one adult $10 Non-Berkeley Student, disabled, 65+, $12 general admission

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-0808, or by emailing bampfa@berkeley.edu.

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Undergraduate Conference on China

Conference/Symposium: Center for Chinese Studies | September 17 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | 510A IEAS Fifth Floor Conference Room


1995 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704

Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)


This conference will feature advanced undergraduates from US universities who plan to attend graduate school in a China-related field. They will present research papers on various topics.



Summer Trees Casting Shade: Chinese Paintings at Berkeley, The First Fifty Years

Exhibit - Painting: Center for Chinese Studies | July 6 – September 25, 2016 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


July 6th - September 25th

Summer Trees Casting Shade celebrates BAMPFA's acclaimed Chinese painting collection with over fifty works dating from the twelfth to nineteenth centuries. The diverse subject matter - from monumental landscapes to intimate views of quiet gardens, and from figures of lofty gentlemen to seldom-depicted street characters - highlights the richness of the...   More >


Free for UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, and retirees, 18 & under + one adult $10 Non-Berkeley Student, disabled, 65+, $12 general admission

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-0808, or by emailing bampfa@berkeley.edu.

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Summer Trees Casting Shade: Chinese Paintings at Berkeley, The First Fifty Years

Exhibit - Painting: Center for Chinese Studies | July 6 – September 25, 2016 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


July 6th - September 25th

Summer Trees Casting Shade celebrates BAMPFA's acclaimed Chinese painting collection with over fifty works dating from the twelfth to nineteenth centuries. The diverse subject matter - from monumental landscapes to intimate views of quiet gardens, and from figures of lofty gentlemen to seldom-depicted street characters - highlights the richness of the...   More >


Free for UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, and retirees, 18 & under + one adult $10 Non-Berkeley Student, disabled, 65+, $12 general admission

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-0808, or by emailing bampfa@berkeley.edu.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Summer Trees Casting Shade: Chinese Paintings at Berkeley, The First Fifty Years

Exhibit - Painting: Center for Chinese Studies | July 6 – September 25, 2016 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


July 6th - September 25th

Summer Trees Casting Shade celebrates BAMPFA's acclaimed Chinese painting collection with over fifty works dating from the twelfth to nineteenth centuries. The diverse subject matter - from monumental landscapes to intimate views of quiet gardens, and from figures of lofty gentlemen to seldom-depicted street characters - highlights the richness of the...   More >


Free for UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, and retirees, 18 & under + one adult $10 Non-Berkeley Student, disabled, 65+, $12 general admission

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-0808, or by emailing bampfa@berkeley.edu.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Summer Trees Casting Shade: Chinese Paintings at Berkeley, The First Fifty Years

Exhibit - Painting: Center for Chinese Studies | July 6 – September 25, 2016 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


July 6th - September 25th

Summer Trees Casting Shade celebrates BAMPFA's acclaimed Chinese painting collection with over fifty works dating from the twelfth to nineteenth centuries. The diverse subject matter - from monumental landscapes to intimate views of quiet gardens, and from figures of lofty gentlemen to seldom-depicted street characters - highlights the richness of the...   More >


Free for UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, and retirees, 18 & under + one adult $10 Non-Berkeley Student, disabled, 65+, $12 general admission

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-0808, or by emailing bampfa@berkeley.edu.

Friday, September 23, 2016

The Visualization of Dream of the Red Chamber: the Grand Prospect Garden in Nineteenth Century China

Colloquium: Center for Chinese Studies | September 23 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library


Wei Shang, Du Family Professor of Chinese Culture, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University

Sophie Volpp, East Asian Languages and Cultures and Comparative Literature, UC Berkeley

Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)


China's Worlds Lecture Series

This talk examines the ways the Grand Prospect Garden is visualized in the wood-block prints and paintings of the nineteenth-century. It seeks to shed new light on the use of modern lenses in the visual interpretation of Dream of the Red Chamber and its broader ramifications on the visual culture of the time.



Summer Trees Casting Shade: Chinese Paintings at Berkeley, The First Fifty Years

Exhibit - Painting: Center for Chinese Studies | July 6 – September 25, 2016 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


July 6th - September 25th

Summer Trees Casting Shade celebrates BAMPFA's acclaimed Chinese painting collection with over fifty works dating from the twelfth to nineteenth centuries. The diverse subject matter - from monumental landscapes to intimate views of quiet gardens, and from figures of lofty gentlemen to seldom-depicted street characters - highlights the richness of the...   More >


Free for UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, and retirees, 18 & under + one adult $10 Non-Berkeley Student, disabled, 65+, $12 general admission

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-0808, or by emailing bampfa@berkeley.edu.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Summer Trees Casting Shade: Chinese Paintings at Berkeley, The First Fifty Years

Exhibit - Painting: Center for Chinese Studies | July 6 – September 25, 2016 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


July 6th - September 25th

Summer Trees Casting Shade celebrates BAMPFA's acclaimed Chinese painting collection with over fifty works dating from the twelfth to nineteenth centuries. The diverse subject matter - from monumental landscapes to intimate views of quiet gardens, and from figures of lofty gentlemen to seldom-depicted street characters - highlights the richness of the...   More >


Free for UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, and retirees, 18 & under + one adult $10 Non-Berkeley Student, disabled, 65+, $12 general admission

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-0808, or by emailing bampfa@berkeley.edu.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Summer Trees Casting Shade: Chinese Paintings at Berkeley, The First Fifty Years

Exhibit - Painting: Center for Chinese Studies | July 6 – September 25, 2016 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


July 6th - September 25th

Summer Trees Casting Shade celebrates BAMPFA's acclaimed Chinese painting collection with over fifty works dating from the twelfth to nineteenth centuries. The diverse subject matter - from monumental landscapes to intimate views of quiet gardens, and from figures of lofty gentlemen to seldom-depicted street characters - highlights the richness of the...   More >


Free for UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, and retirees, 18 & under + one adult $10 Non-Berkeley Student, disabled, 65+, $12 general admission

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-0808, or by emailing bampfa@berkeley.edu.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

The Hague Ruling on the South China Sea: Where Does Asia Go From Here?

Panel Discussion: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | October 5 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library


T.J. Pempel, Political Science, UC Berkeley

Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Center for Korean Studies (CKS), Center for Japanese Studies (CJS), Center for Southeast Asia Studies, Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)


The Hague Ruling on the South China Sea: Where Does Asia Go From Here?

With the landmark decision from the international tribunal in the Hague, China’s claims to the South China Sea have been roundly repudiated. But without means of enforcement, and with China unwilling to accept the ruling, the future course is unclear. ...   More >

Friday, October 7, 2016

East Asia as Method: Culture, Knowledge, Space

Conference/Symposium: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies: Other Campus Events | October 7 – 8, 2016 every day | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. | Institute of East Asian Studies, Suite 510


1995 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704-2318

Jim Glassman, University of British Columbia; Jini Kim Watson, New York University

Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Center for Korean Studies (CKS), Townsend Center for the Humanities, Center for Japanese Studies (CJS)


What is East Asia? By questioning what constitutes East Asia today in a world of shifting meanings and boundaries, this conference seeks papers with new approaches to understand the region and new methods to conduct area studies.



Ethnic by Design: Branding a Buyi (Bouyei) Cultural Landscape in Late-Socialist Southwest China

Colloquium: Center for Chinese Studies | October 7 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library


Yu Luo, Center for Chinese Studies postdoctoral fellow, 2016-2017, UC Berkeley

Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)


China's Worlds Lecture Series

The speaker asks how branding works in contemporary China through looking at the strategies of an ethnic minority in the southwest jockeying for regional and national positioning.

Saturday, October 8, 2016

East Asia as Method: Culture, Knowledge, Space

Conference/Symposium: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies: Other Campus Events | October 7 – 8, 2016 every day | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. | Institute of East Asian Studies, Suite 510


1995 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704-2318

Jim Glassman, University of British Columbia; Jini Kim Watson, New York University

Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Center for Korean Studies (CKS), Townsend Center for the Humanities, Center for Japanese Studies (CJS)


What is East Asia? By questioning what constitutes East Asia today in a world of shifting meanings and boundaries, this conference seeks papers with new approaches to understand the region and new methods to conduct area studies.

Friday, October 21, 2016

TPP, RCEP, AIIB: Shaping a New Political-Economic Order in the Asia-Pacific?

Conference/Symposium: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | October 21 | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library


Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS)


The TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) has become a political flashpoint. Less discussed are the RCEP (Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership), and AIIB (Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank). This conference explores how the TPP, the RCEP, and the AIIB may reshape the future of Asia, and the implications for the United States.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

What Is a World?: On Postcolonial Literature as World Literature

Colloquium: Center for Chinese Studies | November 2 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library


Pheng Cheah, Department of Rhetoric, UC Berkeley

Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)


Pheng Cheah's book, What Is a World?, offers the first critical consideration of world literature’s cosmopolitan vocation. Cheah articulates a normative theory of literature’s world-making power by creatively synthesizing four philosophical accounts of the world as a temporal process: idealism, Marxist materialism, phenomenology, and deconstruction.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Mapping, Managing, Meandering: Charting China’s Continuous Evolution

Colloquium: Center for Chinese Studies | November 15 | 4-6 p.m. | Faculty Club, Heyns Room


Vivienne Shue, Professor Emeritus of Contemporary China Studies, Associate of the University of Oxford China Centre, and Emeritus Fellow of the College., St. Antony's College, University of Oxford

Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)


The speaker will explore analyses of political change through mapping, looking at the meticulous and ambitiously futurist land-use mapping of the entirety of the Chinese nation-space now carried out and incorporated as a central component of the party-state’s routines of comprehensive national development planning.