Despite tensions between the Chinese and American governments, the state of California has deep and interdependent socioeconomic exchanges with China that reverberate across the globe. Matt Sheehan examines these interactions that make California a microcosm of the most important international relationship of the twenty-first century.
Hwang, Kyung Moon
Professor Hwang is Associate Professor in the USC Department of History. He received a Ph.D. and M.A. from Harvard University and earned his B.A. in European History from Oberlin College in 1990. In 2000, Prof. Hwang received USC's Innovative Teaching Award. He was awarded the Junior Reserach Fellowship from the Academy of Korean Studies in 2001 and the Korea Foundation Fellowship in 2002.
Prof. Hwang's publications include: Hwang, K.M. (2004). "Citizenship, Social Equality, and Government Reform: Changes in the Household Registration System in Korea, 1894-1910." Modern Asian Studies, pp. 355-87; Hwang, K.M. (2004). Beyond Birth: Social Status in the Emergence of Modern Korea, Harvard Asia Center, Harvard University Press; Hwang, K.M. & Shin, G. (2003). Contentious Kwangju: The May 18th Uprising in Korea's Past and Present, Rowman & Littlefield and "From the Dirt to Heaven: Northern Koreans in the Chosôn and Early Modern Eras," Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies 62.1, June 2002.
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 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.
The USC U.S.-China Institute invites you to a presentation with Patrice Poujol on how blockchain technology changes the way films are financed, produced and distributed in China.