David Pierson, a staff writer for the Los Angeles Times since 2000, discusses his experiences of reporting in China.
CIEE Taiwan's National Chengchi University
This program is appropriate for beginning through advanced language students who have an interest in improving their Chinese while having the opportunity to take non-language courses taught in English that aid in understanding Taiwanese culture and society. The program offers a flexible and supportive environment in which to experience life at one of Taiwan's most prestigious national universities.
- Special CIEE core seminar taught in English and Chinese examines modern Taiwanese culture and society from a multi-disciplinary perspective
- Ideal program for students interested in furthering their study of traditional Chinese characters
- Small Chinese language classes for CIEE students
- Live with three Taiwanese roommates for full language and cultural immersion
- Internship for academic year students in their second semester
- Excursions to places of cultural importance around northern Taiwan, such as temples, tea plantations, porcelain works, and museums
- Cultural ambassadors
- Target language meals
- Lectures with speakers from the community
- For-credit internships
Classical Chinese Literature
Language of Instruction:
semester: 16 semester/24 quarter hours
academic year: 31 semester/46.5 quarter hours
optional winter term (academic year only): 6 semester/9 quarter hours
Overall GPA 2.75
2–8 semesters of college-level Mandarin Chinese or equivalent
1 college-level Chinese area studies course recommended
More information can be found here.
USC U.S.-China Institute hosted a screening of Better Angels (善良的天使), a documentary film written and directed by two-time Academy Award winner Malcolm Clarke, with post-screening discussion with co-executive producer David Dreier and producer William Mundell.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a book talk with journalist and author Leta Hong Fincher. Betraying Big Brother is a story of how the feminist movement in China against patriarchy could reconfigure the country and the rest of the world.
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.