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2017 USC International Artist Fellowship Program: Haoren Xu, China

September 6, 2017

As one of the International Artist Fellows, Haoren’s aim is to explore the possibility and potential of architecture and city design as he pursues his Master of Architecture degree at the USC School of Architecture.

Freeman Book Awards for Children’s and Young Adult Literature on East and Southeast Asia

August 4, 2017

The National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA), the Committee on Teaching about Asia (CTA) of the Association for Asian Studies (AAS), and Asia for Educators (AFE) at Columbia University announce the establishment of annual Freeman Book Awards for new young adult and children’s literature.

CFP Monumental Change: China’s Transformation Since 1980 (Deadline: May 1, 2017)

March 31, 2017

The University of San Francisco Center for Asia Pacific Studies is pleased to announce a call for papers for “Monumental Change: China’s Transformation Since 1980,” a conference to be held at the University of San Francisco on Wednesday and Thursday, November 8 & 9, 2017.

Top scientists from Taiwan will train at USC through new program

February 21, 2017

Agreement with Taiwan Ministry of Education establishes the first co-funded program for Taiwanese postdoctoral fellows to study at USC.

USC caps off week’s worth of outreach in Taipei

February 21, 2017

Visit includes meeting with Taiwanese vice president and trip to National Taiwan University.

Look Out Below: Parachute Kids Descend Upon the U.S.

December 1, 2016

Parachute kids, or international students from China or Taiwan who study alone in the U.S., have made headlines for their difficulties adjusting but rarely for their personal successes.

USC, Peking University to team on one of China’s first graduate programs in occupational therapy

October 17, 2016

The partnership has the potential to transform the quality of life for millions of people, USC provost says.

U.S. Government Accountability Office, "U.S. Universities in China Emphasize Academic Freedom but Face Internet Censorship and Other Challenges," August 2016

August 1, 2016

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) produced this report to Congressional Requesters.

Former Trojans team up to take American football to China

June 10, 2016

Weeklong camp for student-athletes combines on-field work with intense English-language courses.

Fulbright Teaching Assistant Brings Back Lessons from Taiwan

March 17, 2016

Teaching English overseas makes USC Rossier alum an ideal choice for social studies classes at Arcadia High

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Events

October 4, 2017 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a talk by Lenora Chu, whose new book explores what takes place behind closed classroom doors in China's education system. Chu’s eye-opening investigation challenges assumptions and considers the true value and purpose of education.

October 5, 2017 - 6:00pm
Los Angeles, California

The USC U.S.-China Institute, USC Pacific Asia Museum, and USC Shoah Foundation present a screening of the film Above the Drowning Sea, the story of the dramatic escape of European Jews from Nazi-controlled Europe to Shanghai on the eve of World War Two. Followed by a panel conversation.