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USC And China In The News, January and February 2016
USC political scientist and Chinese film specialist Stanley Rosen was quoted in an article about Oriental Dreamworks. "Kung Fu Panda is an established franchise," Rosen said. "The real test will come with the next couple [of films] they are doing, and given DreamWorks' recent track record, there are no guarantees."
January 25, 2016: Los Angeles Times
USC’s Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education’s project to interview survivors of the 1937 Nanjing massacre was featured in an article. Karen Jungblut, the institute’s research director, was quoted: "This is probably the last time we can interview the survivors directly…. The least we can do is let them know the world is interested in them."
January 17, 2016: AFP via Yahoo
Aynne Kokas's new book offers an in-depth look at China’s growing role in the global media industries and how it is shaping Hollywood in the twenty-first century.
The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a talk by Douglas Fuller from Zhejiang University. Fuller's new book, "Paper Tigers, Hidden Dragons," provides an in-depth longitudinal study of China's information technology industry and policy over the last 15 years.
USC US-China Institute director Clay Dube will ask Julie Makinen of the L.A. Times, Jonathan Karp of the Asia Society, and May Lee of CCTV what it takes to report on complex and ever-changing China.