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  • The Red Guard Generation and Political Activism in China

    March 23, 2017 - 4:00pm
    Los Angeles, California

    Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a book talk by Guobin Yang. The first part of the book offers a new explanation of factional violence in the Red Guard movement and the second part of the book chronicles the de-sacralization of that revolutionary culture throughout the 1970s and the rise of a new wave of protest that inaugurated the democratic movements of the reform era.

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  • Opening to China: A Memoir of Normalization, 1981–1982

    April 6, 2017 - 4:00pm
    Los Angeles, California

    The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a talk by USC Professor Emerita Charlotte Furth on her adventures in Beijing teaching young Chinese scholars about America.

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April 9, 2017 - 2:00pm
Monterey Park, California

In conjunction with the exhibition Chinese Ceramics from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), a series of programs and workshops will be offered from February through July at the Vincent Price Art Museum, East Los Angeles Library, and Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library.

April 10, 2017 - 11:00am
Cambridge, Massachusetts

The Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies presents a talk with Andrew Kipnis, professor of anthropology in the College of Asia and the Pacific at the Australian National University.

April 10, 2017 - 4:00pm
Berkeley, California

This panel discussion with Lydia Liu and Rebecca Karl, co-authors and co-translators, will focus on their book, The Birth of Chinese Feminism: Essential Texts in Transnational Theory, a volume of English translation of writings by possibly the first Chinese feminist author He-Yin Zhen (1884-1920?) on issues of gender in relation to imperialism, capitalism, and patriarchy.

April 10, 2017 - 4:30pm
Ithaca, New York

Discussing her newly published book with latest information, Professor Su examines the intertwining relationships among the Chinese state, global Hollywood, and the Chinese film industry.

April 11, 2017 - 12:00pm
Ann Arbor, Michigan

The University of Michigan International Institute presents a lecture by Griet Vankeerberghen, Associate Professor, Department of History and Classical Studies, McGill University.

April 11, 2017 - 4:00pm
Cambridge, Massachusetts

The Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies presents a talk with Ian Johnson, a Pulitzer-Prize winning writer focusing on society, religion, and history.

April 11, 2017 - 4:15pm
Stanford, California

DHAsia Presents | Transforming the Archives of Chinese Religion and Medicine, by Michael Stanley-Baker.

April 12, 2017 - 12:30pm
Cambridge, Massachusetts

The Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies presents a talk with Carl Minzner, a professor at Fordham University School of Law. 

April 12, 2017 - 4:00pm
Berkeley, California

This talk will cover the evolution of the image of female stars from the 1920s to the early 1950s as reflected in their representation as "cover girls" from the 1920s (and the birth of Chinese movie "goddesses") to their makeover after the Communist victory in 1949. The talk will include many slides of images from the Fonoroff Collection, now held at the C.V. Starr East Asian Library.

April 12, 2017 - 4:30pm
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania Center for the Study of Contemporary China presents a talk with Minxin Pei, Professor of Government at Claremont McKenna College.