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Arts of North Korea Exhibit Website Banner featuring cranes in a natural landscape
Aug 12 2021
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Oct 31 2021

Location: Asia Collection

This online exhibit presents the creative and visual arts of North Korea (and Korea as a whole). It highlights selected artworks as well as North Korea’s... View "Arts of North Korea" Exhibit

Logs floating downstream
Sep 28 2020
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Nov 28 2020

Location: Asia Collection

Southeast Asia as a major source of key raw materials and markets plays an important role in the world economy. Teak was an important resource... View "Teak Trading in Thailand during the Nineteenth Century" Exhibit

Dark noodles in a white sauce with a tomato slice on top
Jun 25 2020
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Aug 31 2020

Location: Asia Collection

The exhibition, Korean Noodle Road, is focusing on the history and background of Korean noodles.  Also, it introduces six types of Korean noodles like Naengmyŏn... View "Korean Noodle Road" Exhibit

Thousands of Kwangju citizens in the city square during the Kwangju uprising
May 1 2020
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Jun 30 2020

Location: Asia Collection

Human Brutality and Dignity: To Commemorate the 40th Anniversary of Kwangju Uprising on the May 18th, 1980 This online exhibit Human Brutality and Dignity is held to commemorate the... View "Human Brutality and Dignity: To Commemorate the 40th Anniversary of Kwangju Uprising on the May 18th, 1980" Exhibit

Three books captioned: Xian zhuang, Seonjang, Fukuro-toji
Apr 1 2020
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May 31 2020

Location: Asia Collection

Bound by Tradition: Physical Bibliography of East Asian bookbinding explores the physical bibliography of traditional Chinese, Korean and Japanese stab-binding books, highlighting paper production and... View "Bound by Tradition: Physical Bibliography of East Asian Bookbinding" Exhibit

Inspiring Women of Asia Exhibit - Madame Chiang Kai Shek in Graduation Attire
Mar 1 2020
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Apr 30 2020

Location: Asia Collection

The Asia Collection proudly presents Inspiring Women of Asia Exhibit in honor of the International Women’s History Month of March. Throughout Asia, women played active... View "Inspiring Women of Asia Exhibit" Exhibit

A shadow puppet with speech bubble Who am I? Look at my foot!
Jan 17 2020
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Feb 28 2020

Location: Asia Collection

Though the exact date of his reign has been interpreted differently by scholars, according to Babad Dalem he reigned from 1633-1651. He is listed as... View "DALEM DIMADE: The Last King of Bali" Exhibit

Road to the Republic: Sun Yat-sen, Hawaii and the Chinese Revolution
Nov 12 2019
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Dec 31 2019

Location: Asia Collection

This exhibit presents China’s radical change from monarchy to the republic by showcasing the prominent figure Sun Yat-sen and the most significant event in the... View "Road to the Republic: Sun Yat-sen, Hawaii and the Chinese Revolution 走向共和:孫中山、夏威夷與中國革命" Exhibit

Woman with a sword on a rearing horse
Jun 1 2019
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Aug 31 2019

Location: Asia Collection

By the early twentieth century all Southeast Asia had come under colonial control. The exception was Thailand, but even here Western ideas about pathways to... View "Colonialism in Southeast Asia: Resistance, Negotiation and Legacies" Exhibit

China's Revolution in Politics, Literature, Feminism
Apr 1 2019
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May 31 2019

Location: Asia Collection

The Qing Dynasty was overthrown in 1911. The end of the imperial era led to a dynamic but also politically, socially, and culturally unstable era.... View "China’s Revolution in Politics, Literature, Feminism: Commemorating the Centenary of the May Fourth Movement, 1919-2019" Exhibit

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