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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.

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.

Berkeley RADICAL Artistic Residencies Symposium: Artists, Aesthetics, and the Natural World Part I

University of California, Berkeley hosts a symposium exploring artistic, spiritual, and creative responses to the natural world in association with Cloud Gate Dance Company's Rice.

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Events

August 30, 2017 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a talk by Douglas Fuller from Zhejiang University. Fuller's new book, "Paper Tigers, Hidden Dragons," provides an in-depth longitudinal study of China's information technology industry and policy over the last 15 years. 

August 31, 2017 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

USC US-China Institute director Clay Dube will ask Julie Makinen of the L.A. Times, Jonathan Karp of the Asia Society, and May Lee of CCTV what it takes to report on complex and ever-changing China.