BeHere / 1942 A New Lens on the Japanese American Incarceration
Created by the visionary Japanese media artist Masaki Fujihata and co-presented by JANM and the Yanai Initiative for Globalizing Japanese Humanities at UCLA and Waseda University, Tokyo.Read More
Tadashi Yanai gives ALC $25 million
Largest individual gift in the history of UCLA Humanities will support graduate studies, research, and programming in Japanese humanitiesRead More
Professor Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Distinguished Professor Stephanie Jamison of Asian Languages and Cultures (ALC) has been named to the 237th class of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.Read More
Michael Berry Receives NEA Fellowship
Professor Michael Berry receives Literature Translation Fellowship from the National Endowment for the ArtsRead More
Translation, disinformation and a Guggenheim Fellowship
UCLA professor Michael Berry, shown here with the cover of the English-language version of Han Song's "Hospital," which was published in March of this year. (Photo: Peggy...
ALC Faculty Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship
Sean Brenner | April 7, 2023 Five UCLA professors are among the 171 Guggenheim Fellows for 2023. Presented annually since 1925 by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial...
Department receives $3.7 million in gift commitments
Gifts from UCLA Buddhist Studies scholar Robert Buswell and his wife Christina will establish first permanent endowed chair in Korean Buddhist Studies outside of Korea By Margaret...
Augmented reality exhibition places viewers in midst of WWII-era forced removal of Japanese Americans
Eighty years ago, during World War II, the U.S. government forcibly removed Japanese Americans from the West Coast, incarcerating 120,000 in concentration camps. This May, an exhibition...
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