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Interview: Author Anchee Min Revisits Immigrant's Struggle in New Memoir


Acclaimed author Anchee Min talks about her newest memoir, The Cooked Seed, and her experiences adapting to a new country. In-person appearance at Asia Society Texas Center on June 23.

Photos: Authenticity, 'Elemental Forms' Set Cambodian Artist Sopheap Pich Apart

Sopheap Pich,

Bansie Vasvani analyzes the distinctive qualities of the artist's work, currently on view in New York City as part of the Season of Cambodia festival.

Photos/Video: Seatbelts Required for Lively Jackie Chan Q&A at Asia Society

Jackie Chan (L) and Asia Society Film Curator La Frances Hui at Asia Society headquarters in New York on June 11, 2013. (C. Bay Milin/Asia Society)

In a rollicking 30-minute Q&A which saw an animated Chan spend just as much time out of his seat as in it, the superstar said China should use Hollywood to tell its story.

Interview: Literary Pioneer Jessica Hagedorn on Glass Ceilings and a Generational Divide


"Nothing much has changed," the groundbreaking author and editor says of Asian Americans working in the arts, "the barriers are still there." In-person appearance at Asia Society New York June 3.

Interview: Aasif Mandvi on Introducing Jon Hamm to the 'Indian Head Wobble'

Aasif Mandvi. (Adam Cantor)

The Daily Show correspondent also lists his three favorite interviews on the fake news show and warns Jon Stewart of a potential John Oliver takeover.

Video: Filmmaker Returns Home to Site of Sichuan Earthquake to Tell Town's Tale

Fu Guangjun holds her daughter Jiang Yutong, 2, on the first day of preschool classes in New Beichuan. Film still from 'The Reborn of Beichuan.'

Five years after the Sichuan earthquake, 'The Reborn of Beichuan' follows the journey of two families from a devastated Chinese city as they try to restore normalcy to their lives and struggle to move past the loss of their children.

Multimedia: Artist Imran Qureshi Creates 'Dialogue' in Site-Specific Installations

Imran Qureshi working on his site-specific painting at Asia Society Museum in 2009. (Asia Society/Bill Swersey)

As the acclaimed Pakistani artist returns to New York City with a major new installation, a look back at his site-specific work for Asia Society Museum in 2009.

Video: Iron Man 3's China Push is Sign of Things to Come for Hollywood


ChinaFile Managing Editor Jonathan Landreth tells Huffington Post Live he expects Hollywood producers such as those that made Iron Man 3 to continue to look for ways to tap into China's growing moviegoing market.

For Heritage Month, Remembering 'One of a Kind' Painter Yasuo Kuniyoshi

Yasuo Kuniyoshi in his studio at 20 East 14th Street in New York City on October 31, 1940. (Max Yavno/W.P.A./Archives of American Art)

Japanese American artist Yasuo Kuniyoshi was an "enemy alien" in WWII who later became the first living American painter to get a solo exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art.

'Midnight in Peking' Author Offers Tips on Getting Your Book About China Published

Midnight in Peking author Paul French.

Author Paul French, whose wildly successful book Midnight in Peking was awarded the 2013 Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime last night in New York, visited Asia Society Studios earlier this week to offer some advice for aspiring authors hoping to write the next great China book.