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Jon M. Chu Accepts the Film Diversity Award at ASSC's 2018 Annual Gala Dinner

LOS ANGELES, April 22, 2018 — Actor Henry Golding and actor-rapper Awkwafina present film director Jon M. Chu with the Film Diversity Award at Asia Society Sourthern California’s 2018 Annual Gala Dinner. Chu was honored for directing Crazy Rich Asians, the first studio-backed movie in 25 years to star an all-Asian cast. (6 min., 52 sec.)


Arts
 /  New York
Rob Linrothe explores the conventions for representing sponsor figures in Buddhist art from India and Tibet.
Arts
 /  New York
Robert Mayer describes the crossover appeal of Padmasambhava, the founder of Tibetan Buddhism.
Arts
 /  New York
Andrew Quintman delivers the keynote address "Peripheral Visions: An Indian Buddha in the Tibetan Imaginary."
Business
 /  New York
Two views on whether the practice is inherently in conflict with modern business principles.
Business
 /  New York
Aetna CEO discusses how meditation in the office leads to greater employee satisfaction and increased revenue for companies of all sizes.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Two Burmese journalists explain why the democracy icon and de facto head of state has said so little about Myanmar's persecuted minority.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Asia Society honors two Reuters journalist in absentia for their coverage of Myanmar's Rohingya crisis.
Current Affairs
A discussion on gender disparities in South Korea and Japan with NPR's Elise Hu.
Arts
 /  New York
The qawwali songs of Fareed Ayaz, Abu Muhammad Qawwal and Brothers bring audiences closer to the divine.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
The author and MacArthur fellow delivers the keynote address at Lahore Literary Festival New York.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Immigrant rights activist Tereza Lee details why the timing of the terror attacks on September 11, 2001, altered the trajectory of immigration legislation in America. 
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Firsthand accounts of immigrant journeys to America are followed by a panel discussion on the immigration debate today.