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Talking Points Newsletter

Talking Points: Thanksgiving Issue, 2014

November 26, 2014

A special recipe from Chef Martin Yan of Yan Can Cook fame.

Talking Points: November 24 - December 5, 2014

November 24, 2014

This issue of the USC U.S.-China Institute's newsletter focuses on Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's trip to China. We review previous mayoral visits, battles over flags, successes and disappointments on securing animals for the local zoo, and even the participation of a woman later accused of being a spy. Our comprehensive calendar of China-focused events across North American is included.

Talking Points, September 9-22, 2014

September 9, 2014

Happy Mid-Autumn Festival! 中秋节愉快!The harvest moon is upon us and it's a time for families and friends to gather, for businesspeople to settle accounts, and for the sharing of smiles and mooncakes.

Talking Points, June 3 - 18, 2014

June 3, 2014

The institute's new documentary on media coverage of the spring 1989 demonstrations in Beijing and elsewhere and the government's crackdown is the focus of this issue of the USC U.S.-China Institute's newsletter. As always, the newsletter also includes information about China-centered events across North America.

Talking Points, February 27 - March 12, 2014

February 27, 2014

This issue of the USC U.S.-China Institute's newsletter discusses "China Watching," a new documentary from the institute. As always, the newsletter includes a comprehensive calendar of China-centered events across North America.

Talking Points, January 29-February 12, 2014

January 29, 2014

Our annual collection of lunar new year stamps as well our calendar of China-related events and exhibitions across North America.

Talking Points, February 8-20, 2013

February 8, 2013

Our popular lunar new year issue brings snake stamps from all over the globe and a look back at snake years 1977, 1989, and 2001. Of course, it also features China-related events from across North America.

Talking Points, Nov. 9-21, 2012

November 9, 2012

This issue of the USC U.S.-China Institute's newsletter focuses on China in U.S. campaign advertising and the Chinese Communist Party's 18th National Congress. As always, Talking Points includes our comprehensive calendar of China-focused events and exhibitions across North America.

Talking Points, March 8 - 21, 2012

March 9, 2012

The USC US-China Institute newsletter watches the 1972 Nixon trip with law student Hillary Rodham, notes the big changes in the U.S.-China economic relationship, and celebrates how one Los Angeles school is infusing the study of China and of the Chinese language into their curriculum. As always, Talking Points includes a comprehensive calendar of China-focused events and exhibitions across North America.

Talking Points, January 23 - February 1, 2012

January 24, 2012

Our Lunar New Year edition includes our collection of dragon-year stamps from around the world, a brief summary of our look at the Taiwan presidential election, and our usual round-up of upcoming China-focused events and exhibitions across North America.

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Events

October 4, 2017 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a talk by Lenora Chu, whose new book explores what takes place behind closed classroom doors in China's education system. Chu’s eye-opening investigation challenges assumptions and considers the true value and purpose of education.

October 5, 2017 - 6:00pm
Los Angeles, California

The USC U.S.-China Institute, USC Pacific Asia Museum, and USC Shoah Foundation present a screening of the film Above the Drowning Sea, the story of the dramatic escape of European Jews from Nazi-controlled Europe to Shanghai on the eve of World War Two. Followed by a panel conversation.