Several centers at the U-M International Institute have collaborated with University of Michigan Press and the U-M Asia Library received a Humanities Open Book program grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, enabling them to make 100 important backlist books broadly available again.
Posts by Dawn Lawson
The next entry in the CHOP Film Series is Last Train Home, a 2009 film that documents a couple embarking on a journey home for Chinese new year along with 130 million other migrant workers.
Thanks to a generous Korea Foundation program, Asia Library is able to welcome a full-time intern from Korea to its staff every year. These bright, motivated young people learn many facets of library work while here, making this a win-win situation for both parties. This year's intern, Seohyun Kim, kindly joined me via Zoom to talk about her experience, which appears below. She was a trooper in every sense of the word because she had been in the US for just one month when the pandemic hit...
The next Zoom film showing in the CHOP (China Ongoing Perspectives) series, Please Remember Me, will be held on Wednesday, December 2, at 7:45 PM.
The China Ongoing Perspectives (CHOP) film series, co-sponsored by the Lieberthal Rogel Center for Chinese Studies (LRCCS) and Asia Library, entered its second year in the midst of a pandemic.
Asia Library, which celebrated its 70th anniversary in 2017, recently logged another very meaningful milestone: the number of volumes we hold has surpassed the one million mark. To be precise (we think), our collection now contains 1,006,553 volumes.
Asia Library has a number of exciting projects and events in store for 2020.
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