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Talking Points Newsletter

November 9, 2016

This issue of Talking Points focuses on the Trump Victory and what this might mean for US-China ties.

September 27, 2016

This is a special issue of Talking Points reviewing the history of China in US presidential debates from 1960 to 2016.

September 23, 2016

This issue of Talking Points highlights key issues in the U.S.-China relationship, including a local fight over billion-dollar developments. Our comprehensive calendar of China-focused events across North America is also included.

September 14, 2016

Happy Mid-Autumn Festival from the USC U.S.-China Institute!

July 15, 2016

On July 15, 1971 Richard Nixon and Zhou Enlai announced that Nixon would go to China. We remember the road to that announcement and the trip that followed.

July 11, 2016

Chinese food can be found nearly everywhere. It’s easily China’s most successful export.

May 24, 2016

A special issue of Talking Points noting the passing of Morley Safer, a CBS newsman who managed to produce a report on China during the Cultural Revolution.

February 3, 2016

Our annual lunar new year edition of the USC U.S.-China Institute's newsletter looks at Year of the Monkey stamps from around the world and includes our calendar of China-focused events across North America.

February 18, 2015

The annual lunar new year edition of Talking Points, the USC U.S.-China Institute's newsletter. In addition to sharing lunar new year stamps from across the globe, the newsletter includes information about China-focused events and exhibitions in North America.

November 26, 2014

A special recipe from Chef Martin Yan of Yan Can Cook fame.



March 27, 2018 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

Please join the U.S.-China Institute and PEN America for the West Coast launch of the PEN America report on social media in China, Forbidden Feeds. We will discuss the report and Chinese social media more generally. 

April 6, 2018 - 8:00am
Los Angeles, California

"Finding Solutions" will focus on the work of individuals, companies, and NGOs to address some of China’s pressing challenges. We hope you will join this important discussion on April 6.