Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

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Paul Auster and Motoyuki Shibata assess which kinds of writers survive translation and which don't, in New York on December 7, 2010. (1 min., 28 sec.)
Paul Auster: Lost (and Found) in Translation
The American novelist and his Japanese translator discuss the intricacies of cross-cultural communication. more
Miguel Syjuco describes his determination to be translated into Tagalog, and why it matters, in New York on Dec. 2, 2010. (3 min., 18 sec.)
Miguel Syjuco: The Stuff of Life
The 2008 Man Asian Literary Prize winner discusses his debut novel 'Ilustrado' with poet Luis Francia. more
In New York on December 7, 2010, Sichan Siv explains Cambodians' disappointment with the first Khmer Rouge conviction. (1 min., 43 sec.)
Khmer Rouge Tribunals: A First Step
Experts see a first verdict in Khmer Rouge trials as long-overdue but essential. more
L to R: Joanne Csete, Daniel Wolfe, Sara L.M. Davis, Joseph Amon, and Kevin Robert Frost in New York on Dec. 1, 2010.
AIDS Patients Are Not Criminals
On World AIDS Day, panelists take a hard look at how Asian cultures regard HIV/AIDS patients. more
Mayor Liu Handong of Zhenjiang, China in New York on Dec. 1, 2010.
Designing Sustainable Cities for China
American and Chinese architects and planners, along with mayors from both countries, assess urban growth in the early 21st century. more
NEW YORK, November 31, 2010 - Kurt Tong and Monica Whaley review the issues raised in the 2010 APEC Summit in Yokohama, and discuss agenda for APEC 2011.
America Needs to Look 'Outward' for APEC 2011
US Senior Official for APEC Kurt Tong outlines America’s vision for the 2011 APEC Summit more
Ilustrado by Miguel Syjuco. (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010)
Excerpt: Miguel Syjuco's 'Ilustrado'
Read an excerpt from the debut novel that won the 2008 Man Asian Literary Prize. more
Bernard Schwartz Book Award winner James C. Scott speculates on the origins of Southeast Asia's hill peoples on Nov. 22, 2010. (2 min., 24 sec.)
The Art of Not Being Governed: An Anarchist History of Upland Southeast Asia
Asia Society 2010 Bernard Schwartz Book Award Winner James C. Scott explains that the hills of Southeast Asia have for centuries been a haven from statehood. more
Reza Aslan deconstructs the "unprecedented" wave of anti-Muslim prejudice sweeping the US in 2010. (5 min., 36 sec.)
Breaking Down Boundaries Through Literature and Song
Reza Aslan hopes literature and music can help break down the boundaries between the Middle East and the West. more
Yoshitaka Mori of the Tokyo University of the Arts at Asia Society's DiY symposium in New York on November 14, 2010. (Asia Society)
The DIY Spirit in Japanese Popular Culture
How Japanese artists have traditionally forged ahead with their own do-it-yourself communities. more