Media Studies

Korean Music and Beyond: A Concert by gamin

A true pioneer of Korean wind instruments, gamin is one of the most celebrated piri (small double reed instrument), taepyeongso (Korean traditional oboe) and saengwhang (ancient wind-blow instrument) performers in Korea today. A member of Seoul’s Contemporary Gugak Orchestra for 10 years, she trained in jeongak, the classical court music, and also studied the techniques of sinawi, the shaman ritual music. Her expansive musical knowledge enables her to draw upon her classical training while specializing in contemporary music and improvisation.


Screening followed by Q&A with Brazilian director, writer, actor Selton Mello

Wednesday, May 02, 2018
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Melnitz Hall 1409
UCLA James Bridges Theater

Doors open at 7:00 pm

About the film:

Based on a novel "A Distant Father" by Antonio Skármeta. Young Tony decides to return to his hometown. There, he discovers his father has returned to France claiming to miss his friends and country of origin. Tony ends up becoming a teacher, and finds himself amid conflicts and inexperience.

The Dean’s Distinguished Speaker Series

Exploring The Eco-Fiction Genre in Writing
A Panel Conversation About the Environment and Writing

THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2018 | 5:30PM
The Reading Room, 3340 Moore Hall
UCLA Campus

Please RSVP, as space is limited

Wine and Cheese Reception to Follow

A booksigning event to celebrate the publication of Downdrift, a work of eco-fiction by Johanna Drucker. Books will be available for purchase at the event.


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