Each year, the USC U.S.-China Institute collects lunar new year stamps from around the world. Which is your favorite?
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.
Journalist and scholar Leta Hong Fincher argues in Betraying Big Brother that the popular, broad-based movement poses a unique challenge to China’s authoritarian regime today.
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.