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Minneapolis Institute Of Arts Receives Rare East Asian Art

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minneapolis Institute of Arts has received nearly 700 pieces of rare East Asian artwork and a $12.5 million endowment from a former St. 116 more words


Prejudice, bias and convention: The problem for Equity and minority ethnic actors

by Paul Courtenay Hyu Follow @chineseelvis

Actors, like any other profession, benefit from a trade union, which represents them in matters relating to work.

The year I joined Equity, the actor’s trade union, in 1989, was the year that… 964 more words

TV And Film

Women as Decorative Objects - International Women's Day discussion panel [Women's History Month]

In ancient China, women were treated as decorative objects – beautiful to look at, unable to leave the house because of their crippled bound feet, silent and submissive. 401 more words


Leiden University Postdoctoral Researchship on Immigrants in China

Deadline: April 1

Length: 1 year with possible extension to 2 or 3

Comments: To participate in study that “investigates popular, academic and government responses to the presence of international migrant communities (including Chinese return migrants) and the cultural, social and religious diversity that they engender.” 10 more words

Multiple Ethnicities

The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo

I’ve been on a bit of a historical romance binge lately and I’ve specifically been looking for Asian authors. As soon as I saw this supernatural ghost romance I knew I had to read it and I wasn’t disappointed. 795 more words


Bucknell University Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship in Asian Studies

Deadline: March 15

Length: 1 year

Comments: “Area of expertise should be either 1) Islam in Asia (including South and Southeast Asia, and/or East Asia) or 2) Politics of South and Southeast Asia.” “The fellow will teach at least one course focused on gender, sexuality, 16 more words

Multiple Ethnicities

早安臺北 Good Morning Taipei

After far too long I finally had a chance to return to Taiwan for three weeks following X-mas. It was a good trip and the weather was not bad, especially if you consider January in most places in the US. 936 more words