Terry Lautz examines the life of John Birch, an American missionary and military intelligence officer in China during WWII. He was killed in a dispute with Chinese Communist soldiers and later became the namesake of the controversial right-wing John Birch Society.
Robert Shrum Speaks at the China Card Conference
Robert Shrum is the Warshaw Chair in Practical Politics at USC. Over the past four decades, few have had the influence or depth of experience in American politics as Robert Shrum. His first national campaign was the 1972 McGovern race. He subsequently guided four other national campaigns. He played an important role in thirty winning campaigns for U.S. Senate, eight winning campaigns for governor, and winning mayoral races in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and other cities. He also consulted on successful campaigns in Israel and Britain. Shrum published his memoir, No Excuses, in 2007.
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.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a book talk by Stein Ringen. In "The Perfect Dictatorship: China in the 21st Century," Stein examines how China’s distinctive governmental system works and where it may be moving.
The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a talk by Aynne Kokas from the University of Virginia. Kokas' new book, "Hollywood Made in China," 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.