Terry Lautz examines the life of John Birch, an American missionary and military intelligence officer in China during WWII. He was killed in a dispute with Chinese Communist soldiers and later became the namesake of the controversial right-wing John Birch Society.
Dube, Clayton 杜克雷
USC U.S.-China Institute
3502 Watt Way, ASC G24
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0281
Clayton Dube （杜克雷) has headed the USC U.S.-China Institute since it was established by USC President C.L. Nikias in 2006 to focus on the multidimensional U.S.-China relationship. USCI enhances understanding of complex and evolving U.S.-China ties through cutting-edge social science research, innovative graduate and
Dube came to USC after serving as the assistant director of UCLA’s Asia Institute. During his tenure there, he managed the U.S. Department of Education designated East Asian Studies National Resource Center. He also headed the Asian studies
Dube has produced two documentary films and consulted on several others. He’s currently heads a USCI team producing the six-part Assignment: China documentary series on American media coverage of China since the 1940s. He writes USCI’s popularTalking Points newsletter. He is frequently called upon by American and Chinese broadcast and print media to comment on current affairs.
Dube’s work has been supported by grants from the U.S. Department of Education and the Committee for Scholarly Communication with China. His research focuses on how economic and political change in China since 1900 affected the lives of people in small towns, on how Americans and Chinese see each other, and how governments work to influence those views. He’s written teaching guides on Chinese history, many reviews, and served as associate editor for Modern China, an academic quarterly published by Sage Publications, from 1998 to 2002. Dube received the 2012 Perryman Fund Social Studies Educator of the Year award. Dube serves as a director of the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia. He's also a Center on Public Diplomacy fellow and is on the executive committees of the Center for International Studies and the Center for International Business Education and Research. He serves on the Education about Asia editorial board and the LinkAsia (LinkTV) advisory board. Since 2012, he's been the co-moderator of Chinapol, a private discussion list for China specialists in academia, media, government, and research units.
2011 The State of the Chinese Economy / YouTube version
2012 Taiwan Election / YouTube
2013 The Obama – Xi Sunnylands Summit seen through the press and popular culture in the U.S. and China / YouTube
2013 Tinted Lenses: How Americans and Chinese View Each Other / YouTube version
2014 Building US-China Trust (panel) / YouTube version
2015 #MillennialMinds / YouTube version (Outline of the Future)
USC political scientist and Chinese film specialist Stanley Rosen published an op-ed on China’s richest man and the leader of one of its most prominent companies. His essay was published by Nikkei Asian Review on January 7, 2017.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a book talk by Stein Ringen. In "The Perfect Dictatorship: China in the 21st Century," Stein examines how China’s distinctive governmental system works and where it may be moving.
The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a talk by Aynne Kokas from the University of Virginia. Kokas' new book, "Hollywood Made in China," 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.