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Talking Points, Good Bye 2016!

December 29, 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.

Talking Points, Winter Holidays Edition, Dec. 18-31, 2016

December 18, 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.

Talking Points, Thanksgiving 2016

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.

Talking Points: Nov. 15-25, 2016 - Trump Election Edition

November 15, 2016

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

Talking Points, Presidential Debates Edition, Sept. 27, 2016

September 27, 2016

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

Talking Points: September 23 - October 7, 2016

September 24, 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.

Talking Points, July 15, 1971 - Nixon and Zhou Shake the World

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.

Talking Points – Vacation Issue

July 11, 2016

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

Talking Points, Lunar New Year Special Issue, Feb. 5 - 21, 2016

February 5, 2016

Our annual lunar new year edition of the USC U.S.-China Institute's newsletter looks at Year of the Monkey stamps from around the world and includes our calendar of China-focused events across North America.

Talking points, February 18 - March 3, 2015

February 18, 2015

The annual lunar new year edition of Talking Points, the USC U.S.-China Institute's newsletter. In addition to sharing lunar new year stamps from across the globe, the newsletter includes information about China-focused events and exhibitions in North America.

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Events

September 1, 2017 - 1:30pm
Pasadena, California

Celebrating the grand reopening of USC Pacific Asia Museum after a year of the seismic retrofit project, the museum will present an exhibit drawn from the museum’s extraordinary collection of over 2,700 costumes and textiles from China, Korea, Japan, India, the Himalayas and Southeast Asia.