Thursday, February 8, 2018
Lecture: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | February 8 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Allison Varzally, Professor of History, CSU Fullerton
This talk is derived from Prof. Varzally's new book Children of Reunion: Vietnamese Adoptions and the Politics of Family Migrations (University of North Carolina Press, 2017).
Lecture: Center for Buddhist Studies | February 8 | 5-7 p.m. | Faculty Club, Heyns Room
Brandon Dotson, Georgetown University
As a poor cousin of both science and religion, a begrudged relative of ritual, and a strange bedfellow of play, divination persists at the margins of established traditions. Buddhism shows some ambivalence toward divination, sometimes barely tolerating it, and other times making full use of divination as a medium for Buddhist messages. Buddhists, for their part, have employed divination in much... More >
Film - Documentary: Center for Japanese Studies | February 8 | 6:15-8:15 p.m. | 150 University Hall
Please join SPH's DICE at a documentary screening of And Then They Came For Us - a film that draws on the parallels between Japanese Internment and the current Muslim Ban. Q&A with the Co-Director, Abby Ginzberg, and Community Activist, Satsuki Ina, to follow. Please RSVP! Food provided!
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
Exhibit - Multimedia: Center for Buddhist Studies | October 25, 2017 – April 22, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
This presentation showcases exquisite examples of Buddhist art from the Himalayan region.
Exhibit - Multimedia: Center for Korean Studies | January 31 – April 22, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Avant Dictee offers viewers an opportunity to experience the work of this prolific artist in a new way, through her best-known work, the artists book Dictee. Placing the book as a point of entry into her wider creative production, the exhibition explores resonances between Dictees ten thematic sections (nine of them named for the Greek muses) and artworks drawn from the... More >