Women

Video: Mei Fong examines the origins and consequences of China's one child policy

February 24, 2016

Mei Fong, a Pulitzer winning author and former USC Annenberg professor, examines the origins of China's one child policy and some of its unintended consequences through a narrative-rich story.

Ma, Sounding the Modern Woman: The Songstress in Chinese Cinema (May 13, 2015)

November 13, 2015

This review of Jean Ma's book was written by Andrew Stuckey and published by the H-Asia discussion list. It's republished here by Creative Commons license.

Q&A With Melissa Ludtke, Co-Creator of "Touching Home in China"

October 20, 2015

US-China Today interviewed Melissa Ludtke, Co-Creator of "Touching Home in China". Inspired by her adopted Chinese daughter's search for identity, former TIME correspondent Melissa Ludtke has created a vibrant multimedia project that largely grapples with the One Child Policy and gender issues in China.

Video: Leta Hong Fincher discusses her book "Leftover Women"

June 19, 2015

Leta Hong Fincher discusses her book, debunks the popular myth that women have fared well as a result of post-socialist China's economic reforms and breakneck growth. Laying out the structural discrimination against women in China will speak to broader problems with China's economy, politics, and development.

King, Between Birth and Death - Female Infanticide in Nineteenth-Century China (January 8, 2014)

April 12, 2015

Michelle T. King's book was reviewed by Alice Clark for H-Asia and is published here under Creative Commons license.

Funnell, Warrior Women - Gender, Race, and the Transnational Chinese Action Star, (July 1, 2014)

April 1, 2015

Lisa Funnell's book was reviewed by Amy Lee for H-Asia and is published here under Creative Commons license.

Expert in Chinese art set to lead USC Pacific Asia Museum

June 5, 2014

Christina Yu Yu praised for her experience in researching and curating Asian art

Los Angeles Real Estate Scion Savors Experience in China

August 3, 2013

Originally published by China Daily on August 3, 2012 by

U.S. Department of State, 2012 Human Rights in China, April 19, 2013

April 19, 2013

This report is produced annually by the State Department's Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor.

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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.