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John E. Wills, Jr. 1936-2017, Longtime USC China Studies Leader

January 26, 2017

John E. Wills, Jr., a longtime leader of China studies at USC and the Chinese history field, passed away on January 13.

He, China's Crisis Behavior - Political Survival and Foreign Policy after the Cold War, 2016

December 1, 2016

Kai He's book was reviewed by William Yale and published by H-Diplo. Republished here via Creative Commons license.

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.

An Interview With Bill Whitaker of 60 Minutes

April 13, 2016

US-China Today sat down with Bill Whitaker to learn about his time as a CBS News correspondent in Asia, including covering the Tiananmen Square protests.

Call for Papers: Journal of Chinese Military History (Submission Deadline: ongoing)

March 11, 2016

The Journal of Chinese Military History is a peer-reviewed semi-annual. It publishes both research articles and book reviews, aiming to fill the need for a journal devoted specifically to China's martial past.

Ford, China Looks at the West: Identity, Global Ambitions, and the Future of Sino-American Relations, 2015

March 1, 2016

Robert Sutter reviewed Christopher Ford's book for the History of Diplomacy discussion list.

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.

Call for Papers - The Nancy Bernkopf Tucker and Warren I. Cohen Books on American-East Asian Relations (no deadline)

February 22, 2016

Columbia University Press announces new series to honor distinguished historians.

Reeves, The Lone Flag -- Memoir of the British Consul in Macao during World War II, 2014

February 9, 2016

Augustine Meaher reviewed this book for the History of War discussion list in February 2016.

Talking Points, Lunar New Year Special Issue, Feb. 5 - 21, 2016

February 5, 2016

Our annual lunar new year edition of the USC U.S.-China Institute's newsletter looks at Year of the Monkey stamps from around the world and includes our calendar of China-focused events across North America.

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Events

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.