Friday, March 22

Asian American pop culture in spotlight

In a geographical world that is now converging with the World Wide Web, oceans seem to shrink into a mere data stream. For a specific cultural group, Asian Americans, the effect of new media, particularly in the past 15 years, has catalyzed the formation of a new subcategory of pop culture: Asian American pop culture. Read more...


Teaching the telling of stories

Rosen and Guber believe storytelling is central to our existence as humans, socially and professionally, whether in show business or business in general, the courtroom or the classroom. The two also hope that students from different backgrounds will be able to interact and build meaningful connections with each other throughout the course. Read more...


Filmmaker rising

Rather than shooting zombies in a manner characteristic of conventional zombie flicks, UCLA alumna Grace Lee wields a new weapon of choice, a camera. Read more...



Storytelling takes a new form

Novelist, screenwriter and director Paul Auster finds himself at the intersection of film and book media not entirely by choice. In fact, his entire career was not his choice. Read more...


Screen Scene: “The Diving Bell and the Butterfly”

At the age of 43, former French Elle magazine editor Jean-Dominique Bauby awoke hazily to a room full of doctors and was told that they had saved his life. However, though he had survived a stroke, it had left him completely paralyzed with the exception of a single eye. Read more...