Forni comes to the Fowler after an accomplished tenure at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, Canada.
The Shiao Yi Wuxia Collection includes manuscripts, photographs and other ephemera.
The event revolves around the four exhibitions on view, which feature art from Africa and Australia.
A new study identifies a spike in China-based activity on Twitter and Wikipedia, two platforms long banned by Beijing.
The conservationist received $100,000 for her work to protect Indonesia’s species-rich Leuser Ecosystem.
The awardees will conduct research in Japan, Ghana, Ethiopia, Morocco, Rwanda, Spain, France, Mexico and the Philippines.
In its third year, the Modern Endangered Archives Program has also launched an open access website.
The celebrated leader in philanthropy and advancing social causes was also the founding chair of the center’s board of advisors.
The five-year grant will support interdisciplinary research and student training programs.
AAPI faculty and staff at UCLA recommend media that provide insights into history, culture, struggle and contributions.
The gift will “strengthen our vibrant community of faculty and students dedicated to studying Taiwan,” said Min Zhou, director of the UCLA Asia Pacific Center.
Ross died Sept. 16 at his home in Los Angeles after a long illness. He was 73.
Berns led the Fowler, one of the world’s top museums focusing on the arts and cultures of Africa, Asia, the Pacific and the indigenous Americas, for nearly 20 years.
Professors and alumni played a big role in bringing the stories of America’s most diverse ethnic group to the small screen.
Sociologist Victor Agadjanian has worked as a Portuguese-Russian interpreter for Soviet medical missions in Africa and even underwent yearlong training as a witch doctor in Mozambique.
Jennifer Chun examines how labor, gender, race, class and migration intersect in today’s global economy.
Peers and former students celebrated UCLA’s Gregory Schopen, who ‘has transformed our understanding of Buddhism more than any other scholar.’
The funds, from the J. Yang and Family Foundation, will provide scholarships and bolster research and curriculum development.
John Duncan helped shape Korean Studies at UCLA into one of the premier programs in the United States.
“India’s Subterranean Stepwells: Photographs by Victoria Lautman” showcases the massive water storage systems and runs May 5 through Oct. 20.
The donation, from the J. Yang and Family Foundation, will provide scholarships for undergraduates and graduate students, and support academic programming.
UCLA professor Suk-Young Kim tells Zócalo about the suffering of the North Korean people and what she wishes President Trump knew about the country’s people.
John Duncan reveals how he became interested in the countries, what he wants the president to understand about North Korea, and why he’s passed on opportunities to visit.
Experts at a Zócalo/UCLA discussion say armed conflict between the United States and Pyongyang isn't inevitable.
“How to Make the Universe Right” presents a stunning installation of painted religious scrolls, ceremonial clothing, and ritual objects of the Yao, Tày, Sán Dìu, Sán Chay among others.