East Asia Library news
In honor of International Women's Day, as part of our librarians' efforts to collect more work representing women's contributions to contemporary Chinese art, Stanford Libraries has recently acquired 21 works of experimental video art from the prestigious ShanghART gallery in Shanghai. The pieces were produced by three female artists, Liu Yi 刘毅, Lin Yuqi 林钰玘, and Liang Yue 梁玥.
At a ceremony held on February 21, 2018, the East Asia Library commemorated Dr. Moses Li's generous donation of a full set of the recently published Wenlan Ge Siku quanshu 文瀾閣四庫全書 in 1599 volumes.
The East Asia Library is currently hosting an exhibition containing works of Korean calligraphy created by members of the Galmul Hangeul Calligraphy Association. Several of the calligraphers will visit Stanford to offer a demonstration of Korean calligraphy on February 1, 2018.
The approaching XXIII Olympic Winter Games shine a spotlight on the Korean Peninsula, and the very tentative steps toward cooperation between the two Koreas in the current highly-charged political climate. Music is playing a role in that arena.
With a patron's help, Zhaohui Xue, Chinese Studies Librarian at the East Asia Library, has discovered some particularly rare materials within the library's collections.