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Wednesday, April 1, 2015

The Defections - CANCELLED

Reading - Literary: Center for Korean Studies | April 1 | 4 p.m. | 180 Doe Library


Hannah Michell, Writer

Center for Korean Studies (CKS)


http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/oct/04/the-defections-hannah-michell-review-lost-souls-seoul

Synopsis

Mia is an outsider. The child of an English mother, she defies the rigid expectations of her Korean stepmother to work as a translator at the British Embassy.

Her uncle runs a charitable - and controversial - school for North Korean defectors, and prevails upon Mia's stepmother to...   More >



Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Friday, April 3, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Monday, April 6, 2015

Documentary Screening: “Us and Them: Korean Indie Rock in a K-Pop World”

Film - Documentary: Center for Korean Studies: Other Campus Events | April 6 | 4 p.m. | 180 Doe Library


Timothy Tangherlini, Professor, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, University of California, Los Angeles; Stephen Epstein, Programme Director, University of Wellington, Victoria

Center for Korean Studies (CKS)


The spread of South Korean popular music, or K-pop, has been a striking global phenomenon. In 2012 PSY’s viral sensation “Gangnam Style” became the most viewed video on YouTube ever, generating over a billion hits and scores of imitations. But Korean music is not only idol groups and viral videos. There is also a vibrant indie and punk scene that has been active for the past two decades.

A...   More >



Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Friday, April 10, 2015

Screening of "Our Homeland" and Q&A with filmmaker YANG Yonghi

Film - Feature: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies | April 10 | 2-6:30 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, 310 Banatao Auditorium


Yonghi Yang, Filmmaker

John Lie, UC Berkeley; Byung Kwang Yoo, UC Davis

Center for Japanese Studies (CJS), Center for Korean Studies (CKS)


One hot summer day, Rie, a 31-year-old second-generation Korean born and raised in Japan was looking forward for her brother Sungho's return. Sungho, 10 years her senior, was relocated to North Korea in the 1970's under the "repatriation program." After 25 years, he was finally allowed to return to Japan for three months to get medical treatments...   More >


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Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Monday, April 13, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Friday, April 17, 2015

Writing on the Left in Colonial Korea: New Perspectives and Future Directions

Colloquium: Center for Korean Studies | April 17 | 4 p.m. | 180 Doe Library


Sunyoung Park, Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Southern California

Center for Korean Studies (CKS)


Despite its geographical proximity to Japan, a global powerhouse of science fiction and fantasy, Korea does not appear to have produced any significant tradition in the cultural vein until the early 1990s. Korean critics’ recent efforts to reconstruct the earlier local tradition of science fiction have noted but a few isolated literary texts with no instance in the 1970s, an era of intensified...   More >



Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Monday, April 20, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Korean Diaspora

Colloquium: Center for Korean Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | April 22 | 12-1 p.m. | 180 Doe Library


John Lie, Sociology, UC Berkeley

Wen-hsin Yeh, History, UC Berkeley

Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS)


The lecture will offer a conspectus of Korean diaspora and discuss the central concepts of diaspora and nation/homeland. In particular, it will stress the sheer diversity of diasporic trajetories across Eurasia.



Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Friday, April 24, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Monday, April 27, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >