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March 30, 2017 - 6:00pm
Columbus, Ohio

The East Asian Studies Center and the Institute for Chinese Studies will screen Xiaoyu Qin and Feiyue Wu's 2016 film, Iron Moon, a documentary about Chinese worker-poets.

March 30, 2017 - 7:00pm
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

This documentary film travels the globe to unravel a culinary mystery. General Tso’s chicken is a staple of Chinese-American cooking, and a ubiquitous presence on restaurant menus across the country. But just who was General Tso? And how did his chicken become emblematic of an entire national cuisine? Director Ian Cheney journeys from Shanghai to New York to the American Midwest and beyond to uncover the origins of this iconic dish.

March 31, 2017 - 8:00am
Washington, District of Columbia

The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) will host a press briefing ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to the United States. President Xi is scheduled to meet with President Donald Trump at Mar-A-Lago on April 6-7.

March 31, 2017 - 8:00am
Washington, District of Columbia

In the aftermath of the U.S. Presidential election, the 2017 SAIS Asia Conference will evaluate the progress of Washington’s Asia rebalance policy to date, and explore the ways in which the new administration will engage with Asia.

March 31, 2017 - 2:00pm
Washington, District of Columbia

Join CSIS for a discussion in anticipation of the likely meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago in early April. This gathering will be an important milestone and help set the tone for the relationship in the years ahead. Although the meeting has not yet been officially announced, CSIS believes that a serious discussion and analysis is warranted given the uncertainty at this juncture and potential trajectory of the relationship.

April 1, 2017 - 10:00am
Portland, Oregon

Qingming is the traditional Chinese festival of spring that honors family and loved ones that have passed. Take part in this custom by writing a fond memory or wish for your ancestors and tying it to the branch of the special tree at Lan Su as an expression of remembrance.

April 1, 2017 - 2:00pm
New York, New York

The China Institute presents a lecture by prominent antique collector, connoisseur, art critic and painter in the traditional style, Mr. Yajian Liu.

April 2, 2017 - 1:00pm
Washington, District of Columbia

Fab 5 Freddy, MC Yan, and Sean Dinsmore, who organized Kung Fu Wildstyle exhibitions in Hong Kong, Shanghai, and New York City, will discuss the connections between African American and Asian pop culture.

April 3, 2017 - 12:00pm
Chicago, Illinois

Who watches over the party-state? In this engaging analysis, Maria Repnikova reveals the webs of an uneasy partnership between critical journalists and the state in China.

April 3, 2017 - 4:00pm
New Haven, Connecticut

Hailed as “the most comprehensive documentary” about Hong Kong’s 2014 Umbrella Movement, Raise the Umbrellas explores the Occupy protest’s origin and impact through the inter-generational lenses of three post-Tiananmen democratic activists — Martin Lee, founder of the Hong Kong Democratic party; Benny Tai, Occupy Central initiator; and Joshua Wong, the sprightly student leader — along with voices from “umbrella mothers,” student occupiers, star politicians, prominent media professionals, international scholars, and activist LGBT Canton-pop icons.

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