John Pomfret examines the remarkable history of the two-centuries-old relationship between the United States and China, from the Revolutionary War to the present day.
Call for Papers: The Poetics of Asian Cinemas Conference (Deadline: February 15, 2017)
- Asia Cinema studies
- Asian Media studies
- Asian Popular Culture studies
- Asian Cultural Studies
- Cosmopolitan cinemas
- Creative/Cultural Industries
- Cross-media formats
- Cultural and Media Ecologies
- Cultural Policies
- Genders and Sexualities
- Global Communication
- Identities and Representations
- Media Communication
- Nationalism and Transnationalism
- New Media studies
- Postcolonial Theories and Criticisms
- Postmodern cultures
- Print media
- Sinophone Communication
- TV studies
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.
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.