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USC And China In The News, May And June 2017

June 27, 2017

China-related news stories featuring University of Southern California faculty, students, staff, and programs.

Video: Aynne Kokas on Hollywood's relationship with China

March 13, 2017

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.

Stan Rosen: Wanda Boss gets Red Carpet treatment in Hollywood, but is seen as a Threat by Some in Washington

February 17, 2017

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.

Who wants to show up as Gandalf at their next meeting?

October 13, 2016

Thanks to USC Viterbi Professor Hao Li, you may one day be able to do that in virtual reality.

Watch presentations from "The China Card: Politics vs. Policy," USCI's 10th Anniversary Conference

July 18, 2016

Watch presentations from the USC U.S.-China Institute's 10th anniversary conference. It was held on September 29, 2016 at the USC Radisson Hotel.

Morley Safer, 1931-2016 -- Reported from China during the Cultural Revolution

May 23, 2016

The famed 60 Minutes journalist passed away May 19. Safer, a Canadian, and posed as a tourist in 1967 to gain entry. His report for CBS, Morley Safer's Red China Diary, was broadcast in 1967. He spoke with USCI about the experience for Assignment:China.

Video: Christopher Rea and Henry Jenkins on how vaudeville differed between Hollywood and China

March 28, 2016

Christopher Rea and Henry Jenkins explore comic convergences on the silver screen, focusing on filmmakers who embraced a vaudevillian aesthetic of visceral comedy and variety entertainment.

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.

Assignment: China -- Watch the complete USCI series on American reporting on China

Photo by Jim Laurie.
May 31, 2014

How do we know what we know about China? The images most Americans hold of China were shaped by news coverage. Our multipart documentary series Assignment: China focuses on the journalists who have described the remarkable changes in China since the 1940s. Two of the most influential moments in this history were the Nixon visit in 1972 and the Tiananmen demonstrations of 1989.

Assignment: China - End of an Era

March 17, 2014

After the Nixon opening (1972) and before Mao's death and the fall of the Gang of Four (1976), American news organizations began to get greater access to China. This segment in the Assignment:China series focuses on the challenges journalists faced and what they were able to accomplish during reporting trips and their continued overall reliance on the techniques of China-watching from Hong Kong.

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