David Pierson, a staff writer for the Los Angeles Times since 2000, discusses his experiences of reporting in China.
Hou Family Fellowship in Taiwan Studies, Harvard Post-Doctoral Award (deadline: March 1, 2019)
Hou Family Fellowship (Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies)
The Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University is pleased to announce the 2019-20 competition for the Hou Family Fellowship in Taiwan Studies. The fellow is expected to be in residence at Harvard for at least one semester (five months), between August 1, 2019 and July 31, 2020. A longer period of residence up to the full year is encouraged.
Applications are welcome from recent Ph.D.s in a relevant discipline of the humanities or social sciences focusing on Taiwan. Please note that the Fairbank Center is only accepting applications from North America-based scholars; a separate search committee in Taiwan will review local applications.
A strong working knowledge of English and Chinese and/or Taiwanese is required.
Applicants with Ph.D.s may not be more than 5 years beyond its receipt at the start of the fellowship. Harvard University doctoral degree candidates and recipients are not eligible for this fellowship.
Total stipend for one year: $35,000, plus $3,000 for research support.
For program and application details, please see:
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.