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.
Dube, Clayton 杜克雷
USC U.S.-China Institute
USC U.S.-China Institute
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Clayton Dube （杜克雷) has headed the USC U.S.-China Institute since it was established by USC President C.L. Nikias in 2006 to focus on the multidimensional U.S.-China relationship. USCI enhances understanding of complex and evolving U.S.-China ties through cutting-edge social science research, innovative graduate and
Dube previously managed the UCLA’s Asia Institute, part of a U.S. Department of Education designated National Resource Center. He also headed the Asian studies
Dube has produced documentary films and consulted on others. He headed the team producing the twelve-part Assignment: China documentary series on American media coverage of China since the 1940s. He writes USCI’s popularTalking Points newsletter. He is frequently called upon by American and Chinese broadcast and print media to comment on current affairs.
Dube’s work has been supported by grants from the U.S. Department of Education and the Committee for Scholarly Communication with China. His research focuses on how economic and political change in China since 1900 affected the lives of people in small towns, on how Americans and Chinese see each other, and how governments work to influence those views. He’s written teaching guides on Chinese history, many reviews, and served as associate editor for Modern China, an academic quarterly published by Sage Publications, from 1998 to 2002. Dube received the 2012 Perryman Fund Social Studies Educator of the Year award. Dube serves as a director of the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia. He's also a Center on Public Diplomacy fellow. He's served on the executive committees of the Center for International Studies and the Center for International Business Education and Research. He serves on the Education about Asia editorial board and served on the LinkAsia (LinkTV) advisory board. Since 2012, he's been the co-moderator of Chinapol, a private discussion list for China specialists in academia, media, government, and research units.
2011 The State of the Chinese Economy / YouTube version
2012 Taiwan Election / YouTube
2013 The Obama – Xi Sunnylands Summit seen through the press and popular culture in the U.S. and China / YouTube
2013 Tinted Lenses: How Americans and Chinese View Each Other / YouTube version
2014 Building US-China Trust (panel) / YouTube version
2015 #MillennialMinds / YouTube version (Outline of the Future)
2016 Growing Pains, Closing Remarks (USCI | YouTube)
2016 The China Card (USCI | YouTube)
2018 Finding Solutions (USCI | YouTube)
2018 A Time of Uncertainty: the US, Taiwan, and China (USCI | YouTube)
2018 Roundtable Discussion: U.S.-China Trade War (USCI | YouTube)
The USC U.S.-China Institute hosted a discussion on American and Chinese aims and tactics in the US-China trade war as well as its impact and potential costs.
One of the most influential modern Chinese writers and the author of Lust, Caution, Eileen Chang passed away in Los Angeles in 1995. After her death, Dominic Cheung, Professor Emeritus at USC, took care of her sea burial in San Pedro and set up the Eileen Chang Special Collection in the East Asian Library at USC in 1997. Cheung will discuss these experiences as a part of the lecture series titled Los Angeles and Shanghai: The USC Nexus.
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.