Aynne Kokas, from the University of Virginia, offers an in-depth look at China’s growing role in the global media industries and how it is shaping Hollywood in the twenty-first century.
Call for Papers: "Migrations of Cultures" (Deadline: December 9, 2016)
- Multilingual societies and their conflicts ("language wars") and advantages
- Linguistic landscapes and their evolution
- Translation as a political tool
- Literatures of the diaspora
- Circulation of texts through multiple areas and in multiple languages
- Travel literature through the ages
- Exiles, migrants, and refugees
- Processes of acculturation
- The politics of literary prizes
- Films and the problems of cultural translation
Stein Ringen examines how China’s distinctive governmental system works and where it may be moving.
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.
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.