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Talking Points Newsletter

January 23, 2017

Our annual special issue of Talking Points -- click to see our Year of the Rooster stamp collection and our calendar of lunar new year celebrations.

December 22, 2016

This issue of Talking Points wishes you a Happy New Year and takes note of some of the noted Chinese who passed away this year and some talented Americans who contributed to greater understanding of China. And we note the passing of George Michael, the British musician who helped expand China's cultural universe in the 1980s.

December 15, 2016

Unpredictability is the new watchword in U.S.-China relations. Whether it is maneuvering in the South China Sea, direct talks between Taiwan’s president and America’s, China’s imposition of tighter foreign exchange controls or the U.S. blocking of the sale of a German firm to China, the past two weeks have offered much to think and talk about.

November 23, 2016

The Thanksgiving 2016 edition of the USC U.S.-China Institute's newsletter. It looks at giving Thanksgiving a Chinese flavor and includes our comprehensive calendar of China-centered events across North America.

November 9, 2016

This issue of Talking Points focuses on the Trump Victory and what this might mean for US-China ties.

September 27, 2016

This is a special issue of Talking Points reviewing the history of China in US presidential debates from 1960 to 2016.

September 23, 2016

This issue of Talking Points highlights key issues in the U.S.-China relationship, including a local fight over billion-dollar developments. Our comprehensive calendar of China-focused events across North America is also included.

September 14, 2016

Happy Mid-Autumn Festival from the USC U.S.-China Institute!

July 15, 2016

On July 15, 1971 Richard Nixon and Zhou Enlai announced that Nixon would go to China. We remember the road to that announcement and the trip that followed.

July 11, 2016

Chinese food can be found nearly everywhere. It’s easily China’s most successful export.

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Events

April 4, 2017 - 4:30pm
Los Angeles, California

The Global Exchange Workshop, founded by Professors Marsha Kinder and Mark Harris, and now in its tenth year, is an intensive documentary filmmaking workshop on the theme of “LA as a Global City.”

April 6, 2017 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a talk by USC Professor Emerita Charlotte Furth on her adventures in Beijing teaching young Chinese scholars about America.