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."
The vast mausoleums of the king and consort of Chu in Shizishan (Lion Mountain) span the hills and valleys of Xuzhou and are among the largest mausoleums of feudal lords in the Han dynasty. Li Yinde will share untold behind-the-scenes stories of his personal experiences of the excavation.
Featuring a dynamic cast of men and women from Cameroon, Kenya, Nigeria and Uganda, GUANGZHOU DREAM FACTORY weaves the stories of Africans chasing alluring, yet elusive, “Made in China” dreams into a compelling critique of 21st century global capitalism. Following a filmmaker’s journey from Ghana to China and back to Africa, GUANGZHOU DREAM FACTORY provides a rare glimpse of African aspirations in an age of endless outsourcing.
As part of President Tsai Ing-wen's efforts to reinvigorate and diversify Taiwan's economy, the "New Southbound Policy" aims to secure new regional partners in South and Southeast Asia. Building upon the policies of previous administrations, the "New Southbound Policy" will also seek to lessen Taiwan's economic reliance on the mainland by building an extensive network of cultural and interpresonal relationships throughout the region. This conference will examine the new policy in the context of Taiwan's overall foreign policy objectives.
Part memoir, part history, part investigation, the filmmaker’s search for answers about her mother’s emigration to America during the Chinese Exclusion era reveals the often painful price paid by immigrants who abandoned their personal identity, the burden of silence they passed on to their offspring and the inter-generational strife between immigrants and their American born children.
The China Institute presents a conference of outstanding women from both the US and China, speaking in four forums on technology, business, culture, and the role of top female CEO’s and business leaders.
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.