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Talking Points, Good Bye 2016!

December 29, 2016

This issue of Talking Points wishes you a Happy New Year and takes note of some of the noted Chinese who passed away this year and some talented Americans who contributed to greater understanding of China. And we note the passing of George Michael, the British musician who helped expand China's cultural universe in the 1980s.

Call for Papers: The Poetics of Asian Cinemas Conference (Deadline: February 15, 2017)

November 29, 2016

Papers and panel proposals are invited for the 12th Asian Cinema Studies Society Conference: The Poetics of Asian Cinemas. With the support of the Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts (LICA) at Lancaster University, in conjunction with the Asian Cinema Studies Society, the conference is planned for July 10-12, 2017, at Lancaster University, UK.

Talking Points, Thanksgiving 2016

November 23, 2016

The Thanksgiving 2016 edition of the USC U.S.-China Institute's newsletter. It looks at giving Thanksgiving a Chinese flavor and includes our comprehensive calendar of China-centered events across North America.

Call for Papers: Refracting Gender in Modern China: New Voices, New Perspectives

October 14, 2016

This workshop aims to bring together doctoral, postdoctoral and early career researchers who are dedicated to humanities research on gender issues in modern China (late Qing - 1960s). Researchers from different fields including history, literature, film, arts, education, translation and religious studies are all encouraged to participate.

Q&A With Arianna Quan, First Asian American Winner of Miss Michigan

August 16, 2016

Arianna Quan made her differences the catalyst for her run as Miss Michigan and is the first Asian American to win the title.

Talking Points – Vacation Issue

July 11, 2016

Chinese food can be found nearly everywhere. It’s easily China’s most successful export.

Call for Papers - Journal of East Asian Popular Culture (no deadline)

March 1, 2016

The editors of this new journal issue a general call for papers.

USC Sets Out to Build Social Work Program in China

March 1, 2016

School teams with Beijing Normal University to enhance its Master of Social Work program.

Cho and Crowe, eds, Germany and China: Transnational Spinners Since the Eighteenth-Century, 2014

March 1, 2016

This review by Irmy Schweiger was published on the History of Asia discussion list in March 2016.

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Events

April 4, 2017 - 4:30pm
Los Angeles, California

The Global Exchange Workshop, founded by Professors Marsha Kinder and Mark Harris, and now in its tenth year, is an intensive documentary filmmaking workshop on the theme of “LA as a Global City.”

April 6, 2017 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a talk by USC Professor Emerita Charlotte Furth on her adventures in Beijing teaching young Chinese scholars about America.