Our "Finding Solutions" conference focused on the work of individuals, companies, and NGOs addressing some of China’s most pressing challenges. We had a large and diverse audience participate. Videos coming soon!
The 1990 Institute's 6th annual two-day Teachers Workshop for Grade 6-12 U.S teachers will be held at the San Mateo County Office of Education in Redwood City, California. This year's theme, "Changing Lives in Modern China" will explore how the life journeys of China's people, from rural girls to entrepreneurs, have changed from the end of the Cultural Revolution to today.
This issue of the newsletter highlights the women who have been called "China's Oprah" and includes our comprehensive calendar of China-focused events and exhibitions across North America.
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).