San Francisco Unified School District's Director of Multicultural and World Language Instruction Margaret Peterson moderated a panel discussion with Mr. Bill Sanderson (San Francisco Unified School District), Ms. Ericka Lovrin (George Washington High School), Dr. Midori McKeon (San Francisco Unified School District), and Mr. Yo Azama (North Salinas High School) about world language education policy within the San Francisco Unified School District; the current situation and importance of the Japanese language education; and incentives and opportunities for Japanese language learners at the Japanese Language Symposium held at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco on February 18, 2012.
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This photograph is taken inside the Forest of Steles Museum in Xi’an, China. The history of the collection begins in the Tang dynasty when various emperors began to order copies of famous works of literature to be engraved on stone, partly for preservation and security, because works on paper could easily be lost or destroyed.
How does language define culture? What does it mean to strip meaning from language? The art of Xu Bing raises these stirring questions. Globally known for his contemporary and dynamic style, the renowned Chinese artist made a special appearance at the Asian Art Museum to talk about influences on his art, specifically his works since 2008.