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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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April 29, 2019 - 3:00pm
Berkeley, California

 Peter V. Lape, Professor of Anthropology, University of Washington; John W. Olsen, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, University of Arizona

 Junko Habu, Professor of Anthropology, UC Berkeley

 Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), UC Berkeley Mongolia Initiative, Center for Southeast Asia StudiesCenter for Japanese Studies (CJS)Center for Korean Studies (CKS)Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)

May 26, 2019 - 5:00pm
Ann Arbor, Michigan

In The Bloodstained Shirt (2018), Chinese artist Wang Qingsong restages in Highland Park, Michigan, an iconic 1959 drawing by Wang Shikuo of peasants rising up against a cruel landlord and triumphantly reclaiming their right to the land. (February 2 - May 26, 2019)

June 2, 2019 - 10:00am
Toronto, Ontario

Ai Weiwei is one of the world’s most influential living artists and human rights activists, known for smashing conventions—and pottery—with iconic works like Dropping a Han Dynasty Urn (1995) that upend the cultural traditions and materials of his native China. While his work includes sculpture, installation, photography, film, performance, and architecture, ceramics occupies a singular place in his practice.

June 23, 2019 - 5:00pm
Dallas, Texas

Drawn from the museum’s outstanding collection of later-period Chinese jade objects, this exhibition will focus on carved jade representations of mountain landscapes and forms from nature. For both sculptor and viewer, landscape imagery illustrates an understanding of the inseparability of oneself from the surrounding world, where the journey through the mountains is symbolic to the path to an immortal realm.

June 30, 2019 - 10:00am
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Many of these garments exemplify a fashion trend of the 1800s: cuffs and hems embellished with embroidered bands, which in turn were often edged with strips of brocaded ribbon. (July 14, 2018 - June 30, 2019)

July 19, 2019 - 10:00am
Santa Ana, California

Coming this spring to the Bowers Museum in its west coast premiere: Guo Pei: Couture Beyond.

October 1, 2020 - 5:00pm
Baltimore, Maryland

Highlighting the artistic traditions of diverse cultural regions, this new installation brings together a stunning array of objects from India, Nepal, Tibet, China, Korea, Japan, Myanmar, Thailand, and Cambodia. (Exhibition dates: October 1, 2017 – October 1, 2020)

December 31, 2021 - 5:30pm
Seattle, Washington

A new installation, Pure Amusements: Wealth, Leisure, and Culture in Late Imperial China features Chinese works ranging from prints to sculpture and furnishings to ceramics drawn from SAM's collection and focused on objects created for, and enjoyed during, the intentional practice of leisure. (December 24, 2016 - Ongoing) 

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