Western classical music was condemned during China's Cultural Revolution. But China is now the principal producer and largest consumer of many "Western" musical instruments.
Research by students
USC thesis in Anthropology.
Wang, "Confrontation and compromise: The worlds of the supernatural and humans in Pu Song-Ling's 'Liaozhai Zhiyi,' " 2000
USC thesis on Literature.
USC thesis in Music.
USC thesis in Health.
Yim, "An overview of public relations in Hong Kong and its political, economic and cultural context," 2002
USC thesis in Public Relations.
O'Boyle, "The role of international PR firms in the use of CSR to achieve harmonious society in mainland China and Hong Kong," 2007
USC thesis in Strategic Public Relations.
Lin, "How a strategic public relations campaign can enhance the reputation of China's financial public relations industry," 2007
USC thesis in Communications.
USC thesis in Political Science.
Chen, "Measurement invariance across cultures: A comparison between Chinese adolescents in China and in United States," 2007
USC thesis in Biostatistics.
Wu, "A survey of Taiwanese parents' attitudes toward early childhood music education and their participation in music activities at home," 2005
USC dissertation in Education.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a look at the resurgence of classical music in China through the legacy of the Philadelphia Orchestra, from its first performances in the PRC in 1973 until its most recent tour in 2018.
Kirk Denton will look at the role of politics—especially political parties—in the establishment, administration, architectural design, and historical narratives of museums in Taiwan.