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  • 30 Years after Showa: Japan - China Relations in Uncharted Eras

    February 28, 2019 - 4:00pm
    Los Angeles, California

    The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a discussion with Akira Chiba, the Consul General of the Japanese consulate in Los Angeles, on Japan's relations with China.

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  • Carl Minzner: End of an Era

    March 6, 2019 - 4:00pm
    Los Angeles, California

    Carl Minzner joins the USC U.S.-China Institute for a conversation about his new book. End of an Era argues that China's reform era is ending, and outlines the potential outcomes that could result.    

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  • American Wheels on Chinese Roads

    March 27, 2019 - 4:30pm
    Los Angeles, California
    Michael Dunne, author of American Wheels: Chinese Roads, will focus on General Motors in China since 1989. The discussion will be followed by a short introduction to the Mark L. Moody collection at the USC East Asian Library. 
     
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  • Barbara Finamore: Will China Save the Planet?

    April 11, 2019 - 4:00pm
    Los Angeles, California

    Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a book talk with author and leading China environmental expert Barbara Finamore as she examines China's role in the future of the global climate. 

     

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  • Screening: Tiananmen Square

    April 9, 2019 - 4:00pm
    Los Angeles, California

    Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a screening of an episode of the Assignment: China series on American media coverage of China. This episode focuses on the work of journalists covering the massive demonstrations that rocked Beijing in spring 1989. Followed by a Q&A with Mike Chinoy, who wrote and narrates the episode.

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February 16, 2019 - 8:30am
San Marino, California

A symposium at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

February 16, 2019 - 11:00am
Lexington, Kentucky

Join the UKCI at the Explorium for a Chinese New Years Celebration! Admission is $9.

February 17, 2019 - 2:00pm
San Marino, California

Author Icy Smith and illustrator Gayle Garner Roski discuss their book Mei Ling in China City, based on a true story set in Los Angeles during World War II. 

February 19, 2019 - 9:30am
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

As we mark the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the 25th anniversary of the Bangkok Declaration (a foundational document of the “Asian values” version of human rights), and nearly three decades since the People’s Republic of China officially accepted universal human rights, this symposium brings together leading experts to examine the state of human rights in China.

February 19, 2019 - 6:00pm
Los Angeles, California

CTPR515 The Global Exchange Workshop (2units), May 13-June 28, 2019 (7 weeks).

February 21, 2019 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

Jenny Chio is a cultural anthropologist and ethnographic filmmaker in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Southern California. Her publications include the books A Landscape of Travel: The Work of Tourism in Rural Ethnic China (2014) and Mapping Media in China: Region, Province, Locality (co-edited with Wanning Sun, 2012). She has also published numerous journal articles and book chapters on vernacular media, cultural heritage, and social transformations in rural, “minority” China, including a new article in Asian Anthropology on bullfights and bullfight videos in Southwest China.

February 22, 2019 - 3:00pm
Los Angeles, California

Eulogy for Burying a Crane is a sixth century inscription once carved on a cliff of Jiaoshan Island in the Yangzi River. Its ruins were discovered in the early eleventh century and the inscription would eventually be enshrined as one of the major masterpieces of Chinese calligraphy. My talk traces the origin and reception of the monumental work and, through the case study, reexamines calligraphy as a contested field of various cultural and political forces in traditional China.

February 22, 2019 - 4:00pm
Colombus, Ohio

The Institute for Chinese Studies (ICS) presents this ICS-OCAPA lecture as part of the ICS "The Centenary of the May Fourth Movement" Lecture Series:

David Der-wei Wang
Edward C. Henderson Professor of Chinese Literature and of Comparative Literature
Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations &
Department of Comparative Literature
Harvard University

Lecture Title: Why Fiction Matters in Contemporary China?

February 22, 2019 - 11:45pm
Chicago, Illinois

This 3-day program, February 21-23, 2019, will investigate the relationship between Peking Opera, film, and TV in the oeuvre of Guo Baochang’s work as a renowned Chinese director. The program includes two evening screenings with Q&A/panel discussions, and a two-day symposium with leading scholars on the interrelationship between contemporary Chinese opera, film, and TV.

Thursday, February 21, 2019 12:00 a.m.–Friday, February 22, 2019 11:55 p.m.

February 23, 2019 - 10:00am
New York, New York

Some of the objects in this exhibition are recognized masterpieces, while others are little known and have not been on view for decades. Mainly drawn from The Met collection, this exhibition showcases diverse media, including textiles, lacquer, jade, ceramic, wood, bamboo, and metalwork.

Now till 2/23/2019

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