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.
The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Southern California is dedicated to the interdisciplinary study of the languages, literatures, and cultures of China, Korea, and Japan from the premodern to contemporary periods.
The East Asian Library directly supports the research and teaching needs of the East Asian faculty and students at USC and includes in its collections Chinese, Japanese and Korean-language materials in all fields, but with an emphasis on social sciences and humanities.
The International Mission Photography Archive offers historical images from Protestant and Catholic missionary collections in Britain, Norway, Germany, France, Switzerland, and the United States. The photographs, which range in time from the middle of the nineteenth to the middle of the twentieth century, offer a visual record of missionary activities and experiences in Africa, China, Madagascar, India, Papua-New Guinea, and the Caribbean.
The mission of the Hoose Library of Philosophy is to serve the educational and research needs of graduate and undergraduate students, as well as faculty, regarding all aspects of academic philosophy and its allied disciplines. The library's collection and resources primarily serve the School of Philosophy as well as other university departments interested in the philosophical foundations of the liberal arts and sciences.
The Chinese Historical Society of Southern California Collection documents artifacts systematically excavated from two sites in Southern California. The first site is represented by about 1,040 color images of artifacts from the original Los Angeles Chinatown; an additional 150 images document artifacts from the site of a Chinese laundry in Santa Barbara.
USC and Pacific Asia Museum of Pasadena announced an affiliation on Nov. 18. The alliance between the museum and the university presents a wealth of collaborative opportunities for both institutions. Originally published by USC News.
The Teaching East Asia Program was established in 2003 as an outreach service component of the Explore East Asia Program funded by the Freeman Foun
The Center for International Studies (CIS) supports the research of faculty and students; hosts scholars from the United States and abroad; organizes public seminars, workshops and conferences; promotes collaborative research projects; and contributes to public understanding of international affairs.
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.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a discussion with Barry Naughton on his assessment of what he and his colleagues got right and wrong in looking at China’s economy over the past four decades.