Events

June 5, 2018
Los Angeles, California

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute, the East Asian Studies Center, and the USC School of Cinematic Arts for a screening of the 1993 Chinese film Woman Sesame Oil Maker (香魂女). It tells the story of a woman in a small village who buys a peasant wife for his mentally disabled son after her sesame oil business becomes unexpectedly successful. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the director, Xie Fei (谢飞). 

US-China Today

May 1, 2018

One of China's largest bike-sharing companies, ofo, litters the streets with an excess of its iconic yellow bikes. As the company expands overseas, it faces growing pains domestically.
短短数年里,中国共享单车巨头ofo用其标志性的“小黄车”飞速的占领了城市街道。在ofo不断进军海外的同时,其国内市场发展却屡屡受挫。

May 1, 2018

In recent years, the popularity of cats has surged in China: many urban Chinese youth are sharing viral cat photos, visiting cat cafes and raising felines of their own. We investigate how this widespread trend is affecting the Chinese economy.
近年来,猫在中国越来越受追捧:许多城市里的年轻人养猫,或者喜欢分享猫咪照片,逛猫主题咖啡店。我们调查了这一由城市化和社交媒体广泛使用带来的吸猫趋势,探索其是如何影响中国经济?

Announcements

May 15, 2018

China-related news stories featuring University of Southern California faculty, students, staff, and programs.

May 10, 2018

These short interviews introduce authors of new books about China and about U.S.-China relations.