Panelists examined the issues driving the protests in Hong Kong, the social composition and motivations of the protesters and counter-protesters, and how the various sides are using media to reach local, mainland and international audiences.
The Chinese Language Program offers a basic language sequence that covers beginning (first year) to advanced (fourth year) Chinese language, including Chinese I, II, III, IV, and Advanced Modern Chinese I and II. The language program also offers courses in Business Chinese, Conversational Chinese, and Chinese Language through Film and Television.
Established in 1971, the USC Pacific Asia Museum is one of few U.S. institutions dedicated to the arts and culture of Asia and the Pacific Islands, serving the city of Los Angeles and the Greater Southern California region. The museum’s mission is to further intercultural understanding through the arts of Asia and the Pacific Islands.
The USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism’s Center for the Digital Future released its fifth World Internet Report. It includes findings from eight of the project’s 34 partner countries: Cyprus, Mexico, Poland, Russia, South Africa, Sweden, Taiwan, and the United States.
The USC U.S.-China Institute and Asia Society hosted a talk with Weijian Shan, one of Asia’s best-known financiers, as he recounts his remarkable personal story of his exile to the Gobi Desert for hard labor at the age of 15 amidst the turmoil of Mao Zedong’s Cultural Revolution.
The USC U.S.-China Institute and the USC East Asian Library present a screening of Daughter of Shanghai, a documentary featuring actress Tsai Chin talking about her life, scenes from the films and series she has starred in, and footage of celebrities talking about Tsai’s influence on them.