Video, photos, interviews and mapping tools capture the extent of damage remaining four years after the 2011 quake and tsunami. The data will help other areas prepare.
Policymakers, scholars and business leaders from Australia and the United States will explore the implications of the economic rise of the region at the event cohosted by the UCLA International Institute.
UCLA’s Hitoshi Abe is among those whose work is featured in an exhibit detailing nontraditional ways architects have helped rebuild the coast of Eastern Japan following the devastating tsunami of 2011.
Lokubanda Tillakaratne has spent more than three decades helping his former village in many different ways. Now he's published a book of facts, figures, interviews and personal recollections of life there.
Lucretia Stinnette, a graduate student filmmaker in the School of Theater, Film and Television, made a short film about a mail-order bride from Vietnam after teaching English in South Korea to such women.
Four centers — the Latin American Institute, the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, the Asia Institute and the National Heritage Language Resource Center — received Title VI funding for area and language studies.
“Round Trip: Bicycling Asia Minor, 1891” opens Dec. 14 and features 42 black-and-white photos from the historic trip.
A $2.5 million gift from Tadashi Yanai will help transform UCLA’s Department of Asian Languages and Cultures into one of the world’s leading centers for the study of Japanese literature and culture.
In his latest documentary, “Bitter Honey,” UCLA anthropologist Robert Lemelson tracks the abuses suffered by wives trapped in polygamous marriages.
M.B.A. students took on the challenge to craft a business plan that cuts costs and increases training productivity.
UCLA information studies professor Michelle Caswell’s new book examines the ethical questions of archiving and displaying documentation of human rights violations and atrocities.
New faculty have expertise that help redirect UCLA’s approach to Japanese studies, to include study of anime, manga and other Japanese popular culture.