Events

  • Little Soldiers: An American Boy, a Chinese School, and the Global Race to Achieve

    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.

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  • Screening: Above the Drowning Sea

    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. 

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  • Screening: We the Workers

    October 9, 2017 - 5:00pm
    Los Angeles, California

    The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a screening of the film We the Workers 凶年之畔, which follows labor activists over a six-year period as they find common ground with workers, helping them negotiate with local officials and factory owners over wages and working conditions. The screening will be followed a Q&A with Han Dongfang, founder and director of the China Labour Bulletin. 

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March 11, 2018 - 5:00pm
Santa Ana, California

Bowers Museum presents an exhibition about Empress Dowager Cixi (1835-1908), the first of its kind in the United States to explore the empress dowager’s roles beyond politics. (Exhibition dates: November 12, 2017- March 11, 2018)

March 25, 2018 - 5:00pm
New York, New York

The Museum of Chinese in America presents this exhibition about immigration issues, presenting the story of the passengers of the Golden Venture, a ship carrying 286 undocumented Chinese immigrants that ran aground in New York City in 1993. (Exhibition dates: October 05 - March 25, 2018)

June 1, 2018 - 5:00pm
Sarasota, Florida

The Ringling is pleased to announce the presentation of the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s 12 monumental bronze sculptures, Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads.  A sculptor, photographer, installation artist, architect, and social activist, Ai is one of the most renowned artists working today. (Exhibition dates: Jun 9 – Jun 1, 2018)

 
July 22, 2018 - 5:30pm
New York, New York

This exhibition will explore how real and mythical animals—such as the dragon, unicorn, phoenix, lion, ox, and butterfly—are depicted on luxury materials of late imperial China. (Exhibition dates: October 21, 2017 - July 22, 2018)

August 19, 2018 - 5:15pm
Fort Worth, Texas

This exhibition will present over 400 objects selected from this remarkable collection, with works representing key periods in the history of the art of China, Japan, Tibet, Mongolia, Korea and Vietnam. (Exhibition dates: March 4 - August 19, 2018)

April 1, 2019 - 9:00am
Santa Ana, California

The Bowers Museum will be presenting an exhibition highlighting China’s terra cotta soldiers for a third time in the museum’s history.

October 1, 2020 - 5:00pm
Baltimore, Maryland

Highlighting the artistic traditions of diverse cultural regions, this new installation brings together a stunning array of objects from India, Nepal, Tibet, China, Korea, Japan, Myanmar, Thailand, and Cambodia. (Exhibition dates: October 1, 2017 – October 1, 2020)

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