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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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03/24/2015: Michael Tilson Thomas at 70: The London Symphony Orchestra with Yuja Wang

Acclaimed conductor Michael Tilson Thomas returns to his hometown of Los Angeles for an unforgettable evening featuring the music of George Gershwin alongside Thomas’s original compositions. Powerhouse pianist Yuja Wang will add sparks to an already electric concert.

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01/06/2015: Rogue Wave Projects: Chen Man-Artist Lecture

For its second international presentation of Rogue Wave Projects, L.A. Louver is pleased to announce an exhibition of works by the Chinese artist Chen Man. In her first exhibition at L.A. Louver, Chen Man will present iconic photographs and a suite of her traditional Chinese paintings, all created over the past 10 years. A lecture with Chen Man will take place on Tuesday, 6 January 2015, 7pm.
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01/18/2015: The Kronos Quartet and Wu Man, pipa

UC Berkeley presents the Kronos Quartet and Wu Man's pipa performance.

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01/31/2015: Liu Bolin: Hiding in the City

The Boise Art Museum presents a collection of photographs from Chinese artist Liu Bolin's Hiding in the City series.
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02/19/2015: High Tea: Glorious Manifestations East and West

Objects in the exhibition illustrate important events in tea culture.

Through 12/29/2014: Vagabond - Art by Chungpo Tsering

thumbnail Tibet House US invites you to the exhibition Vagabond, art by Chungpo Tsering, whose work blends political and cultural themes to visualize the political oppression of his homeland and national identity.

Through 01/04/2015: Visualizing a Culture for Strangers: Chinese Export Paintings of the Nineteenth Century

thumbnail With nearly 100 paintings on exhibition, Visualizing a Culture for Strangers showcases the extensive and diverse subject matter of Chinese export paintings.
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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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