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Past Events

January 31, 2019 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

Professor Wei Shang specializes in pre-modern Chinese literature and culture, especially fiction and drama of the Ming and Qing dynasties.

January 30, 2019 - 7:00pm
Culver City, California

Stephen Cheung, president of the World Trade Center Los Angeles, will discuss the trade war and its impacts. 

January 24, 2019 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a book talk with journalist and author Leta Hong Fincher. Betraying Big Brother is a story of how the feminist movement in China against patriarchy could reconfigure the country and the rest of the world.

January 24, 2019 - 8:00am

Sophie Richardson, China director at Human Rights Watch, will discuss human rights issues in China and how these are being exported globally.

January 22, 2019 - 11:00am
Los Angeles, California

Bart W. Édes, ADB Representative in North America, will discuss Asia’s infrastructure needs and how to tackle this massive infrastructure gap. 

January 20, 2019 - 12:30pm
Pasadena, California

USC Pacific Asia Museum is proud to host Tibetan monks from the Drepung Gomang Monastery. They will spend one week creating a Sand Mandala, a Tibetan Buddhist tradition that involves the creation and destruction of paintings made from colored sand.

January 18, 2019 - 10:00am
Los Angeles, California

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a discussion with Sarah Eaton as she makes the case that a popular populism is alive and well in one-party China. 

January 17, 2019 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

One of the most influential modern Chinese writers and the author of Lust, Caution, Eileen Chang passed away in Los Angeles in 1995. After her death, Dominic Cheung, Professor Emeritus at USC, took care of her sea burial in San Pedro and set up the Eileen Chang Special Collection in the East Asian Library at USC in 1997. Cheung will discuss these experiences as a part of the lecture series titled Los Angeles and Shanghai: The USC Nexus.

January 16, 2019 - 6:30pm
Santa Monica, California

The Los Angeles World Affairs Council hosts a talk on the future of China's involvement in U.S.-North Korea talks.

January 14, 2019 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute and Asia Society Southern California for a discussion with Steve Stecklow, whose series of articles prompted the U.S. probe that led to the arrest of Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou in Canada last month.