Kirk Denton Looks at Taiwanese Museums
Kirk Denton looks at the role of politics—especially political parties—in the establishment, administration, architectural design, and historical narratives of museums in Taiwan.
Beethoven in Beijing: Post-Screening Q&A with Filmmaker
Filmmaker Jennifer Lin looks at the resurgence of classical music in China through the legacy of the Philadelphia Orchestra, from its first performances in the PRC in 1973 until its most recent tour in 2018.
Global Exchange Program 2020
These 7 new short documentaries were created by teams of students from the University of Southern California and the Communication University of China during the Summer of 2020.
Video: Hate is a Virus
The USC U.S.-China Institute hosted a discussion on the biases and discrimination against Asians and Asian Americans, the resistance to it, the role America’s relationships with Asia play in shaping perceptions, and trends in Asian American political participation.
Video: Han Li on Rural China in the Social Media Age
Professor Han Li examines how Chinese are rediscovering the rural China and idealizing rural life in the social media age. She also looks at the social and political forces driving this trend.
Video: Made in Hollywood, Censored by Beijing
PEN America's new report examines the ways in which Beijing’s censors have affected and influenced Hollywood and the global filmmaking industry. Panelists discuss pressures filmmakers confront and the choices they make in order to have their films be shown in China.
Video: Antony Dapiran on the Hong Kong Protests
Hong Kong based author and photographer Antony Dapiran looked at his new book on the city's protests and what they mean for the future of Hong Kong and China.
What's At Stake In Xinjiang
A symposium featuring a distinguished panel of specialists to discuss Uyghur beliefs and Chinese government policies in the region.
Video: Dexter Roberts on the myth of Chinese capitalism
Dexter Roberts's new book explores the reality behind today’s financially-ascendant China and pulls the curtain back on how the Chinese manufacturing machine is actually powered.
Video: Teng Biao on human rights in China
Legal scholar and well-known human rights activist Teng Biao gave a talk at USC on the state of human rights in China.