John Pomfret examines the remarkable history of the two-centuries-old relationship between the United States and China, from the Revolutionary War to the present day.
A one-day workshop designed to offer perspectives and resources for teaching Korean history and contemporary issues. Participants will consider how to engage students in exploring political ideology, economic development, and national identity on the Korean peninsula.
This course will explore Japan’s overlooked international relations with Asia and its encounters with the West before, during, and after the Tokugawa era (1600-1868). Participants will investigate teacher-developed lessons and primary sources to use in their middle and high school world history classrooms.
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.
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.