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  • Screening - Mr. Deng Goes to Washington

    09-15-2015

    Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for the screening of a new documentary that delves into the lesser known details of late Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping’s historic trip to the United States in 1979. The screening will be followed by a discussion with director Fu Hongxing and producer Lu Muzi.

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  • Exhibit Opening - Depicting China: The Photographic Journey of Wang Wenlan

    09-23-2015

    Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute and the USC Center on Public Diplomacy for the opening of an exhibit on the work of contemporary Chinese photographer Wang Wenlan.

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  • Reshaping Tradition: Contemporary Ceramics from East Asia

    09-11-2015

    The USC Pacific Asia Museum presents an exhibition that includes six prestigious artists, Ai Weiwei, Ah Xian, Bui Cong Khanh, Harumi Nakashima, Ikjoong Kang, Liu Jianhua and Yeesookyung. Major themes explored are contemporary interpretations of traditional ceramics, the relationship between the handmade and mass produced, as well as new materials and techniques in contemporary practice.

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  • 2015 USC Global Conference: Shanghai, China

    10-29-2015

    USC has long been at the forefront of this innovation, exploring what it can mean for business, science, technology, medicine, and the arts and entertainment. The conference will examine cutting-edge innovations that are already changing the world and the opportunities they present for the future.

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09-08-2015 7:30 pm

The Huntington Library presents a talk by Professor Yang Ye to examine the fictional Peach Blossom Spring in its genesis and changing variations.

09-10-2015 8:00 pm

East West Players presents David Henry Hwang's "Chinglish," directed by Jeff Liu.

09-11-2015 10:00 am

The USC Pacific Asia Museum presents an exhibition that includes six prestigious artists, Ai Weiwei, Ah Xian, Bui Cong Khanh, Harumi Nakashima, Ikjoong Kang, Liu Jianhua and Yeesookyung. Major themes explored are contemporary interpretations of traditional ceramics, the relationship between the handmade and mass produced, as well as new materials and techniques in contemporary practice.

09-12-2015 12:00 am

This installation, which features all of the most important examples of Chinese lacquer in the Museum's collection, explores the laborious techniques used to create scenes based on history and literature, images of popular gods and mythical and real animals, and representations of landscapes and flowers and birds.

09-12-2015 12:00 am

Over the last forty years, the Metropolitan's collection of Chinese painting and calligraphy has grown to be one of the greatest in the world. Replete with masterpieces dating from the Tang dynasty (608–917) to the present, the collection encompasses the vast historical sweep of the brush arts of China, from serene Buddhist scriptures to bombastic court portraits to lyrical scholars' paintings.

09-12-2015 12:00 am

This installation, which explores the cultural importance of silk in China, will showcase the most important and unusual textiles from the Museum's collection.

09-12-2015 12:00 pm

This talk, provided by the Society for Asian Art, will include rare audio and unique film, providing an unusual perspective during one of the most turbulent times in modern history and will be given by Cory Combs.

09-15-2015 6:00 pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for the screening of a new documentary that delves into the lesser known details of late Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping’s historic trip to the United States in 1979. The screening will be followed by a discussion with director Fu Hongxing and producer Lu Muzi.

09-16-2015 2:00 pm

The USC East Asian Studies Center presents the Taiwanese Documentary Series.

09-19-2015 12:00 am

In the second half of the nineteenth century, Scottish photographer and travel writer John Thomson took four journeys across China. His photographs capture scenes and people from all walks of life—ministers, high officials, wealthy traders, street vendors, brides, boat women, monks, and soldiers—providing a lasting record of nineteenth-century China’s landscapes, architecture, communities, and customs.

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