The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, Department of Ethnomusicology presents the Spring Festival of World Music and Jazz 2017, "Near East Ensemble and Music of China Ensemble Concert".
This talk will introduce the evolvement of the Chinese Mind from the Axial Age to the present in the perspective of world philosophy. It will focus on traditional Chinese wisdom in Confucianism, Taoism and Buddhism in ancient China and its interaction with Western thought since 17th century, and underline some important features of the Chinese Mind on the basis of the rich intellectual history of China.
Retainers of Anarchy is a solo exhibition featuring new work from Howie Tsui that considers wuxia as a narrative tool for dissidence and resistance. (March 4 - May 28, 2017)
The Asian Art Museum in San Francisco presents an exhibit from February 17 to May 28, 2017 displaying rare items from Han-era excavation sites.
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.