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Roselyn Du on Media Portrayal of "Occupy Central"

November 22, 2017

Visiting scholar Roselyn Du examines how the Occupy Central in Hong Kong was presented in the news coverage by U.K., U.S., Hong Kong, Taiwan, and mainland China media.

Video: Connie Yan-wai Lo and Ching Cheong Discuss the 1967 Hong Kong Riots

November 20, 2017

Director Connie Yan-wai Lo and journalist Ching Cheong talk after a screening of Vanished Archives 消失的檔案, a documentary film about the 1967 riots in Hong Kong that some say is the starting point for the development of Hong Kong consciousness.

Michael Meyer Discusses His Book "The Road To Sleeping Dragon: Learning China From The Ground Up"

November 8, 2017

The final book in Michael Meyer's China trilogy tells a story both deeply personal and universal as he captures what it feels like to learn a language, culture and history from the ground up. 

Lenora Chu Discusses Her Book "Little Soldiers: An American Boy, a Chinese School, and the Global Race to Achieve"

November 8, 2017

Lenora Chu explores what takes place behind closed classroom doors in China's education system. Chu’s eye-opening investigation challenges assumptions and considers the true value and purpose of education.

Wei Yen Discusses His Book "From The Great Wall to Wall Street"

November 8, 2017

Wei Yen (厳序纬), author and veteran businessman, examines Chinese outbound investment and how American businesses can take advantage of China’s rise to forge win-win partnerships.

Guobin Yang Discusses His Book "The Red Guard Generation and Political Activism in China"

October 23, 2017

Guobin Yang examines the factional violence in the Red Guard movement and the rise of a new wave of protest that inaugurated the democratic movements of the reform era.

NYC World Premier of "Face of a Nation: What Happened to the World's Fair?"

September 29, 2017

Senior Lecturer Mina M. Chow, AIA, NCARB is world-premiering her feature documentary FACE OF A NATION "What Happened to the World's Fair?" on November 3-4, 2017 at the 9th annual Architecture and Design Film Festival (ADFF NY) in New York City. 

 

In memoriam: Social worker Frances Wu, 96

September 29, 2017

Philanthropist and alumna was the first Chinese-American to receive a Doctor of Social Work from USC.

In memoriam: Gin Wong, USC trustee and prominent architect, 94

September 6, 2017

The visionary Trojan designed many Southern California landmarks and left an indelible mark on the region’s landscape. 

2017 USC International Artist Fellowship Program: Haoren Xu, China

September 6, 2017

As one of the International Artist Fellows, Haoren’s aim is to explore the possibility and potential of architecture and city design as he pursues his Master of Architecture degree at the USC School of Architecture.

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Events

April 19, 2018 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

The USC US-China Institute presents a talk by William Overholt on his new book, China's Crisis of Success.

April 26, 2018 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute and USC professor Brett Sheehan for a discussion on the evolution of Chinese capitalism chronicling the fortunes of the Song family of North China under five successive authoritarian governments.