The 134th Commencement at the University of Southern California begins at 8:30 a.m. at Alumni Memorial Park. Individual school ceremonies follow the main ceremony.
The UC Santa Barbara Department of East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies presents a public lecture by Professor Zhen Wang of the University of Michigan.
The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Los Angeles invites the public to attend a dance performance, "Splendor of Taiwan", by the National Taiwan University of Arts on May 19 at East Los Angeles College.
For the final concert of his residency as the 2017 Cheng Family Visiting Artist at The Huntington, composer Huang Ruo will present excerpts from his highly acclaimed new opera "Paradise Interrupted."
As part of their Present Tense exhibition series, the Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco presents the exhibit, "New Urban Legend, Resistance of Space".
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.