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Video: Sam Crane on Teaching Confucius in China

Video: Sam Crane on Teaching Confucius in China

Sam Crane (Williams College) discusses the limits of the Confucian revival in China. read more»

Video: Release of the Commission Report - Building U.S.-China Trust

The U.S.-China Bi-National Commission on Trust-Building and Enhancing Relations released its report on fostering deeper U.S.-China understanding and improved ties through next generation programs, bringing in a greater variety of people and utilizing new technological platforms.(5/30/2014)

Through Tinted Lenses? - Video from the conference exploring how Americans and Chinese see each other

The USC U.S.-China Institute conference focused on the images Chinese and Americans have of each other and each other's country. We also discussed the influence these perceptions have on the decision-making of governments, organizations, and individuals. (11/13/2013)

Video: The Obama – Xi Sunnylands Summit seen through the press and popular culture in the U.S. and China

The USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy and the USC U.S.–China Institute present a panel discussion to examine the media coverage and other behind the scenes details of the superpower summit.(9/23/2013)

Geoff Dyer Discusses "The Contest of the Century - The New Era of Competition with China - and How America Can Win"

Geoff Dyer's new book examines Beijing's new quest for influence and provides an explanation of how America can come out on top.(3/17/2014)

Video: Dan Washburn and Karl Taro Greenfeld on "The Forbidden Game"

Award-winning journalists Dan Washburn and Karl Taro Greenfeld discuss Washburn's new book, The Forbidden Game: Golf and the Chinese Dream, which uses the politically taboo topic of golf to paint what critics are calling "an illuminating portrait of modern China."(9/22/2014)

Assignment: China - Tiananmen Square

Brought by broadcast and print journalists into American homes, the images and ideas of the 1989 Beijing demonstrations and their violent suppression had tremendous impact on perceptions of China. (5/31/2014)

Video: Taiwan Pres. Ma Ying-jeou on Cross-Strait and US Ties, Followed by Los Angeles Discussion

Via video, Ma spoke to CSIS and other centers. His presentation and discussion was followed by analysis and commentary from Los Angeles and Taipei. (5/1/2014)

Video: Worsening Sino-Japan Relations: Implications for the US

Professor David Arase discusses Sino-Japan-US ties.(4/2/2014)

Video: The Asia Pacific in 2014 - Rebalancing, Cross-strait Ties, and Regional Economic Integration

The world's largest economies border the Pacific, but territorial claims, trade disputes, military moves, and other issues have many worried. At USC on Feb. 7, expert observers discussed the policies and practices of key actors, how those are perceived, and the current and potential role of multilateral organizations in reducing tension, mediating disputes and promoting stability. A keynote address by Taiwan's former Defense Minister Andrew Yang opened the discussion.(2/20/2014)

Video: Enze Han on The Politics of National Identity in China

Enze Han (University of London) examines how five major ethnic minority groups in China, the Uyghurs, Chinese Koreans, Dai, Mongols, and Tibetans, negotiate their national identities with the Chinese nation-state.(9/23/2014)

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01/23/2015: Screening: Roulette City

USC Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures presents "Roulette City", a film about a boy named Tak who goes to Macau and learns about luck, loyalty, and love. The screening will be followed by a talk with writer/director Thomas Lim.

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11/24/2014: Innovation and Invention: Transformations in the Art of Tang Poetry

The UCLA Center for Chinese Studies presents a talk by Zhu Qi about Tang poetry.
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11/30/2014: Exclusive Pre-release Presentation & Book Signing: Mystery of the Giant Masks of Sanxingdui

At Bowers Museum, Icy Smith, author, educator and publisher, East West Discovery Press, and Gayle Garner Roski, illustrator and artist, will present the book Mystery of the Giant Masks of Sanxingdui.

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11/23/2014: The Epic of Everest (John Noel, 1928)

The Columbia University Weatherhead East Asian Institute presents a screening of "The Epic of Everest," probably the earliest filmed record of life in Tibet.
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11/25/2014: Local Government Financing Vehicles in China and their Debt: The Legal Picture

The Sigur Center for Asian Studies presents Professor Donald Clarke. He will address questions about China's local government financing vehicles (LGFVs) through an analysis of applicable law and a sample of LGFV bond prospectuses.

Through 12/07/2014: Chen Shaoxiong: Ink. History. Media.

thumbnail Chen Shaoxiong (born 1962) was a founding member of the “Big Tail Elephant Group” of conceptual artists in Guangzhou in the 1990’s. Today, he works both independently and collaboratively as a member of an Asian artist collective called “Xijing Men” as well as another Chinese artist collective, “Project without Space.” His art crosses mediums, including painting, photography, collage, and conceptual art.

Through 12/14/2014: Transpacific Ties: Bridging Hong Kong and Los Angeles through Art

thumbnail The Chinese American Museum’s first transnational exhibition in partnership with the Hong Kong based Tung Wah Group of Hospitals and the Southern California-based Chinese Parents Association for the Disabled

Through 12/21/2014: Jie (界): Boundaries of Self in Contemporary Art from Taiwan

thumbnail Through the lens of two generations of contemporary artists from Taiwan, this exhibition examines the effects of globalization on the island’s transformation
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USCI introduces a new website - US-China Exchange

US-China Exchange offers a unique database of past and present exchange programs and is the go-to reference for all those interested in U.S.-China affairs and, especially, for those eager to link up with standard-bearers in U.S.-China exchanges and to learn from the best practices of others.(8/5/2014)

USC and China in the News

USC faculty, staff, students, and alumni from many disciplines are engaged in China and work on China. This work is frequently reported on and USC specialists are frequently consulted by news organizations. The links below provide summaries of these press mentions and links to the full stories. (9/29/2014)

Position Available: Outreach Assistant

The USC US-China Institute (USCI) is seeking a USC graduate student to assist in our teacher training program. Please see the post for details.(8/20/2014)

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