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Chinese Tech Pioneers Look Back at Their USC Years

April 26, 2017

In the 1980s, the first wave of engineering students from China came to USC, and they’ve helped transform high tech. Originally published by USC News. Written by Marc Ballon.

Ancient Buddhist texts reveal shifting perspectives on women

April 19, 2017

Originally published by USC News. Written by Laura Paisley.

Video: A Door Ajar - Charlotte Furth talks of teaching in a US-China Beijing program just after normalization

April 10, 2017

USC Professor Emerita Charlotte Furth discusses her adventures in Beijing teaching young Chinese scholars about America.

Video: Guobin Yang Discusses the Factional Violence in the Red Guard Movement

March 27, 2017

Guobin Yang examines the factional violence in the Red Guard movement as well as 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.

John E. Wills, Jr. 1936-2017, Longtime USC China Studies Leader

January 25, 2017

John E. Wills, Jr., a longtime leader of China studies at USC and the Chinese history field, passed away on January 13.

Video: Syaru Shirley Lin Examines Sino-Taiwan Relations

November 1, 2016

Syaru Shirley Lin examines the divergence between the development of economic and political relations across the Taiwan Strait and the oscillation of Taiwan’s cross-Strait economic policy through the interplay of national identity and economic interests.

Video: Andrew Morris on the Defection of PLA Air Force Commander Fan Yuanyan to Taiwan

October 26, 2016

Andrew Morris discussed the defection of squadron commander Fan Yuanyan to Taiwan.

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.

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.

Louisa Lim Discusses her book "The People's Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited"

January 29, 2016

In The People's Republic of Amnesia, Louisa Lim charts how the events of June 4th changed China, and how China changed the events of June 4th by rewriting its own history.

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