Past Events

Wednesday 25 Aug 2010
7 a.m. - 1 p.m.
A dazzling array of Japan's greatest artistic traditions from ancient to modern will be presented in BAM/PFA's major fall exhibition, Flowers of the Four Seasons: Ten Centuries of Art from the Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture.
Panel Discussion
Monday 23 Aug 2010
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Following the overthrow of the misogynistic Taliban regime in Afghanistan, the situation for women seemed to enter a promising era. A Ministry of Women was established and a new constitution guaranteed women 25 percent representation.
Wednesday 18 Aug 2010
3:30 - 5 p.m.
Special Advance Screening
Meet the Author
Tuesday 10 Aug 2010
1:30 - 3:45 p.m.
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 - 4 p.m.
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
1:30 - 3 p.m.
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 - 3:30 p.m.
Please join us to celebrate the newest work by best-selling writer William Dalrymple.
Monday 14 Jun 2010
8 - 9:30 a.m.
Live Video Webcast
12:00 to 1:30 pm PT
See below for details

Please join us for a rare opportunity to meet with renowned Thai politics and society expert William Klausner.
Tuesday 8 Jun 2010
2 - 5 p.m.
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 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
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.

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