Our "Finding Solutions" conference focused on the work of individuals, companies, and NGOs addressing some of China’s most pressing challenges. We had a large and diverse audience participate. Videos coming soon!
Coggins, Power, Politics and State Formation in the Twentieth Century - the Dynamics of Recognition (January 1, 2014)
Bridget Coggins' book was reviewed by Ryan Griffiths for H-Diplo and is published here under Creative Commons license.
Jeffrey L. Richey (Berea College) reviewed this book for H-Net in January 2015. It is reprinted here through a Creative Commons license.
Bernard D. Cole's book was reviewed by Paul Midford for H-Diplo and is published here under Creative Commons license.
Rethinking Justice? Decolonization, Cold War, and Asian War Crimes Trials after 1945 (Conference: October 26-29, 2014)
A conference at Heidelberg University was reviewed by Lisette Schouten for H-Soz-u-Kult and is published here under Creative Commons license.
Manicom, Bridging Troubled Waters - China, Japan, and Maritime Order in the East China Sea (March, 2014)
James Manicom's book was reviewed by Ian Storey for H-Diplo and is published here under Creative Commons license. - See more at: http://china.usc.edu/kinkley-vistions-dystopia-chinas-new-historical-novels-2014#sthash.NwvMwS1w.dpuf
Alex Zukas reviewed this book for H-Socialisms in November 2014. It is reprinted here through a Creative Commons license.
Prosperity's Predicament: Identity, Reform, and Resistance in Rural Wartime China (September 26, 2013)
Bin Yang reviews the book for H-World.
Denny Roy's book is reviewed by Lyle Goldstein and published by H-Diplo in February 2014. It is published here under Creative Commons license.
Miller, Wronged by Empire: Post-Imperial Ideology and Foreign Policy in India and China (August 21, 2013)
Manjari Chatterjee Miller's book was reviewed by Manjeet Pardesi for H-Diplo in February 2014 and is published here under Creative Commons license.
This issue of the newsletter highlights the women who have been called "China's Oprah" and includes our comprehensive calendar of China-focused events and exhibitions across North America.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute, the East Asian Studies Center, and the USC School of Cinematic Arts for a screening of the 1993 Chinese film Woman Sesame Oil Maker (香魂女). It tells the story of a woman in a small village who buys a peasant wife for his mentally disabled son after her sesame oil business becomes unexpectedly successful. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the director, Xie Fei (谢飞).