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.
The UC Berkeley Center for Chinese Studies hosts a conference on a new print materials collection acquired by the C.V. Starr East Asian Library.
Winners of a 2017 Grammy Award, the Silk Road Ensemble has been called “vibrant and virtuosic” by the Wall Street Journal, “one of the 21st century’s great ensembles” by the Vancouver Sun, and “a roving musical laboratory without walls” by the Boston Globe. For the Free
Hong Kong artist Tsang Kin-Wah critically addresses some of the complexities surrounding migration, cultural identity and racism in these site-specific works. (Exhibition dates: May 4 - October 15, 2017)
The Vancouver Art Gallery presents this site-specific text work critically addressing generalizations and issues surrounding the cultural climate of immigration in Vancouver from Hong Kong. (Exhibition dates: May 4 - October 15, 2017)