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Terry Lautz Discusses His Book "John Birch: A Life"

Terry Lautz's new book examines the life of John Birch, an American missionary and military intelligence officer in China during WWII. He was killed in a dispute with Chinese Communist soldiers and later became the namesake of the controversial right-wing John Birch Society.

Video: "Forbidden Feeds" Report Launch

The U.S.-China Institute and PEN America hosted the West Coast launch of the PEN America report on social media in China, Forbidden Feeds

 

Mary Gallagher - By The Book: Can Law Rule Chinese Society?

Mary Gallagher heads the Lieberthal – Rogel Center for Chinese Studies at the University of Michigan where she also teaches political science.

Video: A Conversation With Teng Junjie

Dean Wilson of the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism speaks with Teng Junjie, distinguished television and film director, about global media trends.

Video: William Overholt Looks at China's Path Forward

William Overholt argues that as China reaches a threshold where success has eliminated the conditions that enabled miraculous growth, Xi Jinping is pursuing the riskiest political strategy of any important national leader. Alternative outcomes include continued impressive growth and political stability, Japanese-style stagnation, and a major political-economic crisis.

Stanley Rosen - Discussant for Politics: The Chinese Party-State and Chinese Society

Stanley Rosen 쭸鋼듕 teaches political science at USC and for six years served as director of the East Asian Studies Center.

Syaru Shirley Lin Discusses Her Book "Taiwan's China Dilemma"

Syaru Shirley Lin examines the divergence between the development of economic and political relations across the Taiwan Strait and the oscillation of Taiwan’s cross-Strait economic policy through the interplay of national identity and economic interests.

Aynne Kokas Discusses Her Book "Hollywood Made in China"

Aynne Kokas's new book offers an in-depth look at China’s growing role in the global media industries and how it is shaping Hollywood in the twenty-first century.

Watch the Presentation from the Housing Panel at the "China: Finding Solutions" Conference

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. 

Teresa Wright - Discussant For Politics: The Chinese Party-State And Chinese Society

Teresa Wright chairs the political science department at California State University, Long Beach.

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Events

June 5, 2018 - 7:00pm
Los Angeles, California

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).