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Love on the Cloud: The Rise of Online Dating in China

July 17, 2017

Chinese online dating services have grown increasingly popular as they draw on traditional Chinese dating values such as material security and marriage-focused relationships.

Georgetown University U.S.-China Student Fellows Program

June 30, 2017
Georgetown University’s Initiative for U.S.-China Dialogue on Global Issues is accepting applications for its 2017-2018 student fellows program.

Q&A with Xiaoyu Qin on "Iron Moon"

June 22, 2017

US-China Today spoke with the director of Iron Moon, Xiaoyu Qin, to discuss the documentary focusing on the plight of Chinese migrant workers and the creativity of people living at the bottom of society.

Frazier, The East is Black - Cold War China in the Black Radical Imagination, 2014

June 1, 2017

Robeson Taj Frazier's book was reviewed by Joseph Parrott for the History of African Americans discussion list in June 2017.  

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.

Wang, Outsourced Children: Orphanage Care and Adoption in Globalizing China, 2016

February 5, 2017

Leslie K. Wang's book was reviewed by Catherine Ceniza Choy for H-Diplo and is published here under Creative Commons license.

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.

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.

Golub, East Asia's Reemergence, 2016

October 13, 2016

June Teufel Dreyer reviewed Philip Golub's book for the History of Diplomacy discussion list. We reproduce here via Creative Commons license.

Tsai Ing-wen, Apology to Indigenous Peoples,” August 1, 2016

August 1, 2016

President Tsai spoke in Taipei.

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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.