In this illustrated presentation, Prof. Wasserstrom puts events since the 1997 Handover and particularly since the 2014 Umbrella Movement into comparative and historical perspective.
Birding In Asian Art
The Newark Museum presents an exhibition on birds in art featuring works from around Asia.
Learning to look closely is essential not only to the appreciation of art but also the sport and science of birding—sighting live birds in the wild. This exhibition features more than 100 works of art that showcase various fowl—actual and mythical—in the paintings and sculptures of China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand and Tibet.
In addition to divulging the rich cultural significances of our feathered friends, the exhibition unlocks identification of various species and their affiliated habitats. Visit the Museum for an indoor safari to discover more than 300 birds portrayed throughout the galleries.
Text and photo from the Newark Museum
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a talk with Teng Biao, a legal scholar and well-known human rights activist.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a talk with Julia Strauss on her new book, which focuses on the period 1949 to 1954 and compares how the Communist Party in China and the Nationalist Party in Taiwan sought to consolidate their authority and foster economic development.