Thursday, October 26, 2017
Lecture: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | October 26 | 1-2 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Ma Khin Lay, Founder and Director, Triangle Women's Support Group (Yangon)
Penny Edwards, Associate Professor of South & Southeast Asian Studies, UC Berkeley
Ma Khin Lay leads a womens organization in Myanmar that has worked for women's empowerment at the grassroots level across the country. Previously, Lay was the leader of Kamaryut Womens Wing of the National League for Democracy (NLD), the party of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi. Ma Khin Lay is currently in the U.S. as a 2017 Eisenhower Fellow.
Lecture: Center for Buddhist Studies: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | October 26 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Jaroslav Poncar, Emeritus Professor of Photography, University of Cologne
Professor Emeritus of Technical University Cologne, Dr. Jaroslav Poncar looks back upon nearly four decades of photographically documenting Buddhist monuments in the Himalayan regionnotably Alchi in Ladakh, Tabo in Spiti, and Mustang in Nepaland at Angkor Wat and elsewhere in Southern Asia. In this talk Dr. Poncar will reflect on his rich oeuvre, discuss the challenges of photographing... More >
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
Exhibit - Painting: Center for Korean Studies | September 13 – December 10, 2017 every day | Mills College Art Museum
5000 MacArthur Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94613
In-Between Places (사이에 머물다) is the story of Korean American artists and their dreams, featuring new work by: Jung Ran Bae; Sohyung Choi; Kay Kang; Miran Lee; Young June Lew; Nicholas Oh; Younhee Paik; and Minji Sohn.
Exhibit - Painting: Center for Chinese Studies | October 25, 2017 – January 28, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Chen Hongshou is a major figure in Chinese art of the late Ming and early Qing dynasties. This exhibition explores his visually compelling work and his response to the turmoil of his times.