Friday, March 2, 2018
Conference/Symposium: Center for Japanese Studies | March 2 – 4, 2018 every day | Jodo Shinshu Center
2140 Durant Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704
The Centers for Japanese Studies and Buddhist Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, together with Ōtani University and Ryūkoku University in Kyoto announce a workshop under the supervision of Mark Blum that will focus on critically examining premodern and modern hermeneutics of the Tannishō, a core text of the Shin sect of Buddhism, and arguably the most well-read... More >
Lecture: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | March 2 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Geoffrey Robinson, Professor of History, UCLA
Prof. Robinson will discuss his new book, which examines the shocking anti-leftist purge that gripped Indonesia in 196566, leaving some 500,000 people dead and more than one million others in detention. The book will be available for sale at the end of the lecture.
Film - Documentary: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | March 2 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Stricks documentary spotlights five veterans who took part in the US militarys infamous My Lai massacre, the incident that opened the publics eyes to the atrocities of the Vietnam War. With Frederick Wisemans Basic Training and Appalshops Whitesburg Epic.
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 >