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!
In recent years, the popularity of cats has surged in China: many urban Chinese youth are sharing viral cat photos, visiting cat cafes and raising felines of their own. We investigate how this widespread trend is affecting the Chinese economy.
One of China's largest bike-sharing companies, ofo, litters the streets with an excess of its iconic yellow bikes. As the company expands overseas, it faces growing pains domestically.
Jonathan Woetzel discusses the role of artificial intelligence (AI) in driving China's economic growth and its growing influence in our lives.
After giving birth, Chinese mothers often "sit the month" to restore their bodies with the help of a confinement nanny.
Chinese chain restaurants are bringing established, high-end names to Los Angeles. Chinese is no longer a bargain choice, but a choice revealing “taste.”
We spoke with Eric Priest, an expert in international copyright law, to understand the streaming market and current Chinese investment in domestic and international music.
Chinese online dating services have grown increasingly popular as they draw on traditional Chinese dating values such as material security and marriage-focused relationships.
Due to its nontraditional and sometimes heavy themes, modern dance has struggled to take off in the past in China. However, as dancers find ways to tell their own personal stories at home and abroad, modern dance may finally have the chance to take center stage.
In an environment with traditionally limited opportunities, Asian American actors, writers and directors find support and common ground in the theatre scene.
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).