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Talking Points Newsletter

November 26, 2014

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

November 24, 2014

This issue of the USC U.S.-China Institute's newsletter focuses on Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's trip to China. We review previous mayoral visits, battles over flags, successes and disappointments on securing animals for the local zoo, and even the participation of a woman later accused of being a spy. Our comprehensive calendar of China-focused events across North American is included.

September 9, 2014

Happy Mid-Autumn Festival! 中秋节愉快!The harvest moon is upon us and it's a time for families and friends to gather, for businesspeople to settle accounts, and for the sharing of smiles and mooncakes.

June 3, 2014

The institute's new documentary on media coverage of the spring 1989 demonstrations in Beijing and elsewhere and the government's crackdown is the focus of this issue of the USC U.S.-China Institute's newsletter. As always, the newsletter also includes information about China-centered events across North America.

February 27, 2014

This issue of the USC U.S.-China Institute's newsletter discusses "China Watching," a new documentary from the institute. As always, the newsletter includes a comprehensive calendar of China-centered events across North America.

January 29, 2014

Our annual collection of lunar new year stamps as well our calendar of China-related events and exhibitions across North America.

February 8, 2013

Our popular lunar new year issue brings snake stamps from all over the globe and a look back at snake years 1977, 1989, and 2001. Of course, it also features China-related events from across North America.

November 9, 2012

This issue of the USC U.S.-China Institute's newsletter focuses on China in U.S. campaign advertising and the Chinese Communist Party's 18th National Congress. As always, Talking Points includes our comprehensive calendar of China-focused events and exhibitions across North America.

March 9, 2012

The USC US-China Institute newsletter watches the 1972 Nixon trip with law student Hillary Rodham, notes the big changes in the U.S.-China economic relationship, and celebrates how one Los Angeles school is infusing the study of China and of the Chinese language into their curriculum. As always, Talking Points includes a comprehensive calendar of China-focused events and exhibitions across North America.

January 24, 2012

Our Lunar New Year edition includes our collection of dragon-year stamps from around the world, a brief summary of our look at the Taiwan presidential election, and our usual round-up of upcoming China-focused events and exhibitions across North America.

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Events

March 27, 2019 - 4:30pm
Los Angeles, California

Michael Dunne, author of American Wheels: Chinese Roads, will focus on General Motors in China since 1989. The discussion will be followed by a short introduction to the Mark L. Moody collection at the USC East Asian Library. 

April 9, 2019 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a screening of an episode of the Assignment: China series on American media coverage of China. This episode focuses on the work of journalists covering the massive demonstrations that rocked Beijing in spring 1989. Followed by a Q&A with USCI's Mike Chinoy, who covered the demonstrations for CNN.