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Terry Lautz Discusses His Book "John Birch: A Life"

July 27, 2017

Terry Lautz's new book 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.

Rob Schmitz Discusses His Book "Street of Eternal Happiness"

June 22, 2016

Rob Schmitz creates an unforgettable portrait of individuals who hope, struggle, and grow along a single street cutting through the heart of China’s most exhilarating metropolis, Shanghai.

Gail Hershatter Discusses Her Book "The Gender of Memory: Rural Women and China's Collective Past"

June 9, 2016

Gail Hershatter explores changes in the lives of seventy-two elderly women in rural Shaanxi province during the revolutionary decades of the 1950s and 1960s.

Tao Ran 陶然: China’s Urbanization Model and its Challenges

May 17, 2016

Professor Tao Ran from Renmin University spoke on the "Urbanization: Its Costs, benefits, and Complications" panel at China’s Growing Pains on April 22, 2016.

Video: Michael Schuman on the resurgence of Confucianism

April 25, 2016

The USC U.S.-China Institute hosted a conversation with author Michael Schuman to examine the unprecedented resurgence of Confucianism as a significant trend in Chinese politics and culture.

Waste not, want not — the Transformation of China’s Underground Recycling Industry

March 21, 2016

USC Dornsife professor envisions solutions to one of the world’s perplexing environmental challenges

USC Sets Out to Build Social Work Program in China

March 9, 2016

School teams with Beijing Normal University to enhance its Master of Social Work program.

Video: Mei Fong examines the origins and consequences of China's one child policy

February 24, 2016

Mei Fong, a Pulitzer winning author and former USC Annenberg professor, examines the origins of China's one child policy and some of its unintended consequences through a narrative-rich story.

Screenings of "Assignment: China" around the Country

February 10, 2016

A complete list of screenings of the USC U.S.-China Institute's documentary series Assignment China, a multi-part documentary series on the history of American correspondents in China dating back to the 1940s.

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