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A Dance of Their Own: Modern Dance in China

February 28, 2017

Due to its nontraditional and sometimes heavy themes, modern dance has struggled to take off in the past in China. However, as dancers find ways to tell their own personal stories at home and abroad, modern dance may finally have the chance to take center stage.

Taiwan: The Heart of Asia

The program is a fusion of Taiwanese acrobatics and creative performances with Western elements, together with Hakka and Taiwanese aboriginal music and dance, presenting a mixture of Taiwanese cultures.

Splendid China XI

The Miller Outdoor Theatre will present an international dance collaboration featuring award-winning dancers from China and Houston, produced by Dance of Asian America.

LRCCS Noon Lecture Series ~ Rethinking the Socialist Heroine: Feminine Agency in Chinese Dance Dramas of the late 1950s

The University of Michigan's Center for Chinese Studies presents at talk with Emily Wilcox about women in film.

Contemporary Dance Performance - Gu Jiani: Right & Left

A rising star in the world of contemporary dance, Beijing-based choreographer Gu Jiani presents the Los Angeles premiere of her powerful work Right & Left.

Explorations and Innovations in Choreography: A Conversation with Xiao Suhua

Colombia University's Weatherhead East Asian Institute presents a talk with Xiao Suhua on the future of dance in China.

Cloud Gate Dance Theater: Rice

Taiwan's famous dance troupe performs Lin Hwai-Min's production, Rice.

Chinese Folk Dance Workshop Part II

The China House at New York University will host the second part of its Chinese Folk Dance Workshop on November 6th.

Chinese Folk Dance Workshop Part III

The China House at New York University will host the third portion of its Chinese Folk Dance Workshop on November 13th.

Chinese Folk Dance Workshop Part IV

The China House at New York University will host the fourth portion of its Chinese Folk Dance Workshop on November 20th.

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Events

October 24, 2017 - 11:00am
Los Angeles, California

Things China Working Group is an informal group to explore research interest in the material networks, systems, economies, media and practices of communication pursued within China or between China and its national and international partnerships. Open only to USC graduate students and faculty. 

November 9, 2017 - 4:00pm
los Angeles, California

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a talk by visiting scholar Roselyn Du to examine how the Occupy Central in Hong Kong was presented in the news coverage by U.K., U.S., Hong Kong, Taiwan, and mainland China media.