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Growing Old in East Asia

Session(s) date

Session(s) date: 
Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 9:00am to 3:30pm

The USC U.S. - China Institute and the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) are offering a complimentary one-day workshop, Growing Old in East Asia.

The session will meet at USC on Saturday, October 15, from 9am to 3:30pm. Complimentary on-campus parking, breakfast, and lunch will be provided.  


Clayton Dube heads the USC U.S.-China Institute. Dube and the institute are focused on informing public discussion about the importance and evolving nature of U.S.-China relations. Dube teaches Chinese history and studies the role of the media in U.S.-China relations. 

Cindy Hsin-Yi Hsiao teaches at the USC School of Social Work. Her focus includes productive aging and mental health, caregiving needs of people with dementia, physician-patient communication among women with breast cancer, work-life balance, diversity and inclusion, mixed methods, and longitudinal studies.

Mariko Tamanoi's research and teaching focus  on one particular question of how individuals and groups (defined by the members' gender, class, occupation, nationality, generation or place of living) perceive their relations to the state(s) in both colonial and post-colonial periods. Her most recent project focuses on the orphans produced during wartime in East Asia, specifically in Japan, China, Taiwan and Korea, and the impact of the Eurocentric discourse of the rights of the child on them.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5pm on Thursday, 10/13

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