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Video: Christopher Rea and Henry Jenkins on how vaudeville differed between Hollywood and China

May 1, 2017

Christopher Rea and Henry Jenkins explore comic convergences on the silver screen, focusing on filmmakers who embraced a vaudevillian aesthetic of visceral comedy and variety entertainment.

CFP Monumental Change: China’s Transformation Since 1980 (Deadline: May 1, 2017)

March 31, 2017

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.

Behind the Curtains: The Evolution and Impact of Asian Americans in Theatre

January 17, 2017

In an environment with traditionally limited opportunities, Asian American actors, writers and directors find support and common ground in the theatre scene.

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: Nov. 15-25, 2016 - Trump Election Edition

November 15, 2016

This issue of Talking Points focuses on the Trump Victory and what this might mean for US-China ties.

Watch presentations from "The China Card: Politics vs. Policy," USCI's 10th Anniversary Conference

October 29, 2016

Watch presentations from the USC U.S.-China Institute's 10th anniversary conference. It was held on September 29, 2016 at the USC Radisson Hotel.

Who wants to show up as Gandalf at their next meeting?

October 11, 2016

Thanks to USC Viterbi Professor Hao Li, you may one day be able to do that in virtual reality.

Talking Points, Presidential Debates Edition, Sept. 27, 2016

September 27, 2016

This is a special issue of Talking Points reviewing the history of China in US presidential debates from 1960 to 2016.

16 Members of Congress, "Emerging Threats Require Review of Foreign Investment in the US," September 15, 2016

September 15, 2016

Representative Robert Pittenger (R-NC) and fifteen other members of the House of Representatives called for a review of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States.

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Events

September 1, 2017 - 1:30pm
Pasadena, California

Celebrating the grand reopening of USC Pacific Asia Museum after a year of the seismic retrofit project, the museum will present an exhibit drawn from the museum’s extraordinary collection of over 2,700 costumes and textiles from China, Korea, Japan, India, the Himalayas and Southeast Asia.