This course will explore Japan’s overlooked international relations with Asia and its encounters with the West before, during, and after the Tokugawa era (1600-1868). Participants will investigate teacher-developed lessons and primary sources to use in their middle and high school world history classrooms.
This online book group will consider interviews conducted by Chinese writer Liao Yiwu that capture the changes and impacts of Deng Xiaoping’s reforms of the 1980s and 1990s.
In honor of the 30th anniversary of the Chinese Medicinal Herb Garden, join Peg Schafer for a lecture on growing Chinese botanicals for beauty and medicine as well as medicinal edibles that grow well and make efficacious medicine here in the bay area.
This symposium celebrates the intellectual contributions of UC Berkeley’s research on Chinese communities overseas, including its archival collections from around the world.
Artist Summer Mei-ling Lee brings a ground-breaking exhibition about the historic Tung-wah Group of Hospitals, which played an important role in Chinese immigration to San Francisco. (Exhibition dates: October 26 - December 23, 2017)
Celebrating the grand reopening of USC Pacific Asia Museum after a year of the seismic retrofit project, the museum will present Ceremonies and Celebrations: Textile Treasures from the USC Pacific Asia Museum Collection, drawn from the museum’s extraordinary collection of over 2,700 costumes and textiles from China, Korea, Japan, India, the Himalayas and Southeast Asia. (Exhibition dates: September 1, 2017 - January 1, 2018)
Bowers Museum presents an exhibition about Empress Dowager Cixi (1835-1908), the first of its kind in the United States to explore the empress dowager’s roles beyond politics. (Exhibition dates: November 12, 2017- March 11, 2018)