Happy Lunar New Year from the USC US-China Institute!
The Chinese Cultural Arts Council presents a musical, interactive performance on the shakuhachi interpretation of "108."
Kojiro Umezaki, member of the Silk Road Ensemble and Assistant Professor of Music, UCI, presents a musical, interactive performance on the shakuhachi interpretation of ‘108’ – the number of: names for each Hindu deity, sins in Tibetan Buddhism, sacred stars in Taoist philosophy, poses in Shiva’s dance, times the temple bells ring on Japanese New Year, and the number’s Silk Road connection.
Ying Zhu looks at new developments for Chinese and global streaming services.
David Zweig examines China's talent recruitment efforts, particularly towards those scientists and engineers who left China for further study. U.S. universities, labs and companies have long brought in talent from China. Are such people still welcome?