Past Events

Meet the Author
Tuesday 10 Aug 2010 - 1:30pm - 3:45pm
Water Ghosts is set in the wake of the Immigration Act of 1924, legislation that barred many Chinese women from joining husbands who had immigrated to America in search of work.
Thursday 15 Jul 2010 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Japanese whiskey is broadly popular at home, and has earned critical accolades in recent years as it has expanded into Western markets.
Meet the Author
Tuesday 29 Jun 2010 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm
A glimpse into Japan's past teaches that "just enough" may be the key to going green.
Meet the Author
Wednesday 23 Jun 2010 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Please join us to celebrate the newest work by best-selling writer William Dalrymple.
Monday 14 Jun 2010 - 8:00am - 9:30am
Live Video Webcast
12:00 to 1:30 pm PT
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Please join us for a rare opportunity to meet with renowned Thai politics and society expert William Klausner.
Tuesday 8 Jun 2010 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Jaden Smith stars in the title role of The Karate Kid, a remake of the 1984 hit in which he plays an American youth in China who gets a crash course in martial arts from a maintenance man (Jackie Chan) so he can defend himself against a band o
Saturday 15 May 2010 - 5:00am - 2:30pm
The Asian Culinary Forum, Art Institute of California, and the Asia Society invite anyone interested in learning more about Filipino flavors to join us for an exciting, weekend-long celebration of the foods of the Philippines.
Meet the Author
Friday 14 May 2010 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
"A terrific feminist story and a significant document of this incredible human feat." —Kirkus Reviews
Panel Discussion
Thursday 13 May 2010 - 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Asian American comedians like Margaret Cho and Dat Phan have now become household names. But has mainstream exposure changed the perceptions and interpretations of Asian Americans in stand-up comedy?
Meet the Author
Wednesday 5 May 2010 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
When Kimberly Chang and her mother emigrate from Hong Kong to Brooklyn squalor, she quickly begins a secret double life: exceptional schoolgirl during the day, Chinatown sweatshop worker in the evenings.

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