This issue of the USC US-China Institute's Talking Points newsletter highlights auto industry links between the U.S. and China. It also includes our comprehensive calendar of China-focused events and exhibitions across North America.
The final book in Michael Meyer's China trilogy tells a story both deeply personal and universal as he captures what it feels like to learn a language, culture and history from the ground up.
Guobin Yang examines the factional violence in the Red Guard movement and the rise of a new wave of protest that inaugurated the democratic movements of the reform era.
Andrade and Xing, Sea Rovers, Silver, and Samurai - Maritime East Asia in Global History, 1550-1700, 2016
The book edited by Andrade and Xing was reviewed for the H-Asia discussion list in May 2017. It is published here via creative commons license.
The University of San Francisco Center for Asia Pacific Studies is pleased to announce a call for papers for “Monumental Change: China’s Transformation Since 1980,” a conference to be held at the University of San Francisco on Wednesday and Thursday, November 8 & 9, 2017.
John E. Wills, Jr., a longtime leader of China studies at USC and the Chinese history field, passed away on January 13.
Kai He's book was reviewed by William Yale and published by H-Diplo. Republished here via Creative Commons license.
Thomas Fingar's edited book was reviewed by Sumit Ganguly for the History of Asia discussion list in November 2016. It is reproduced here through Creative Commons license.
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.
The Thanksgiving 2017 issue of Talking Points reviews Chinese doubts about the taste of turkey, TV pioneer Joyce Chen, and offers two poems. And we offer our comprehensive calendar of China-focused events and exhibitions across North America.