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eNews | May 2017

Asia Pacific Center Events

Thursday, May 4, 1:30–3:45 p.m.
Documenting China: An Afternoon with Filmmaker Fan Jian
Fan Jian (director)
Melnitz Hall 1422 (Darren Star Screening Room)

Thursday, May 4, 4:00–5:30 p.m.
Collective Actions in Post-Mao China:
Between Chaos and Discipline

Dingxin Zhao (University of Chicago)
Bunche Hall 10383

Taiwan Studies Conference
Friday, May 12, 9:30 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 13, 9:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Conference: Zuozhuan in the Context of Warring States Texts

314 Royce Hall
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Taiwan Studies Lecture
Thursday, May 18, 4:00–5:30 p.m.
What Makes a Falsified Text Popular?
Writing the 1402 Usurpation in Seventeenth-Century China

Evelyn Liu (Academia Sinica)
10383 Bunche Hall
Film Screenings with Director Q&A
Friday, May 19, 12:00–1:30 p.m.
Chinese Couplets

Felicia Lowe (director)
Charles E. Young Research Library Presentation Room
Wednesday, May 24, 4:30–6:00 p.m.
Guangzhou Dream Factory

Christiane Badgley and Erica Marcus (directors)
Commentary by Min Zhou (UCLA)
Haines Hall A18

Complete schedule of events posted here


Friday, May 12
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Second Annual Graduate Interdisciplinary Conference on South Asia

Charles E. Young Research Library Main Conference Room
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Central Asia in Transition Lecture
Monday, May 22
4:00–5:30 p.m.
Rashīd al-Dīn in the Eye of the Beholder: Proposing a Holistic Approach to Reception History

Judith Pfeiffer
(University of Bonn)
10383 Bunche Hall

Central Asia in Transition Lecture
Wednesday, May 24
4:00–5:30 p.m.
How much of a physician was Rashīd al-Dīn?

Judith Pfeiffer
(University of Bonn)
306 Royce Hall


Call for Proposals: Dissertation Workshop on Modern East Asia
Application Deadline: May 5, 2017

Note: Indiana University has extended the application deadline for students in Japanese studies only. We encourage students working on Japan to apply for the workshop.
The Indiana University East Asian Studies Center is hosting the third Joint Consortium National Dissertation Workshop with a special focus on “Modern East Asia” at Indiana University Bloomington on June 23, 2017. The consortium includes UCLA, USC, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and Indiana University. We invite all doctoral students and masters students working on theses or planning to continue their studies in the humanities, social studies, and fine arts whose area of research falls within East Asia to apply. Participants are required to fund their own travel to Indiana University, as well as some meals. The East Asian Studies Center will provide materials, some meals, and one night of lodging. For more information and application instructions, please visit our website.

Taiwan Studies Graduate Fellowships and Faculty Travel Grants
Application Deadline: June 2, 2017

Graduate Research Fellowships
Through a grant from the Taiwan Ministry of Education, the UCLA Asia Pacific Center offers awards of up to $6000 to UCLA graduate students for pre-dissertation or dissertation-level research in Taiwan. Students from any discipline may apply, but research must incorporate topics or methodologies of the humanities, social or behavioral sciences. Applications will be accepted each quarter and should be submitted to the UCLA Asia Pacific Center by the posted deadlines. Graduate student applicants must be current UCLA students in good standing with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Each application must be accompanied by a proposal of 2–3 pages in length, an unofficial UCLA transcript, CV, budget, and one UCLA faculty letter of recommendation. Proposals should identify an institution or scholar in Taiwan who will host you. Include the dates of your proposed travel.
Faculty Travel Grants
The UCLA Asia Pacific Center will offer short-term travel grants of up to $2000 to UCLA faculty for research or academic collaborations in Taiwan. Faculty from any discipline may apply, but research must incorporate topics or methodologies of the humanities, social or behavioral sciences. Applications will be accepted quarterly, and should be submitted to the UCLA Asia Pacific Center via the online application. The application should include a brief proposal including purpose and dates of the visit, collaborating institutions and scholars in Taiwan, and an estimated budget.
For further information and to apply for either award, please visit our website.

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