Thursday, April 12, 2018
Lecture: Center for Buddhist Studies | April 12 | 5-7 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall
Ronald M. Davidson, Fairfield University
From the Gupta-Vākāṭaka period forward, Buddhist rituals featured painting on cloth and other media as part of their increasingly elaborate ritual program. The paintings from Ajanta, Bedsa and other sites in India exemplify in some measure the importance of painting systems for Indian Buddhists. In Buddhist usage, both the painter and paintings were sanctified with ritual systems... More >
Performing Arts - Other: Center for Japanese Studies | April 12 | 5:30 p.m. | Morrison Hall, Elkus Room, 125 | Tickets sold out
Center for Japanese Studies (CJS), Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies 122, The UC Berkeley Japanese American Studies Advisory Committee, Asian Pacific American System-wide Alliance (APASA), The Asian Pacific American Student Development Office (APASD)
Born in Durham, NC and raised by Japanese immigrants, poet and musical artist George "G" Masao Yamazawa, Jr. is widely considered to be one of the top spoken word artists in the U.S.
Nominated for Best New Hip Hop Artist by the 2016 Carolina Music Awards, G continues to challenge American perspective on race & culture, poetry & rap, and the phenomena of the human condition through his poetry... More >
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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 >