Cultural Revolution

Leese, Mao Cult: Rhetoric and Ritual in China's Cultural Revolution, 2011

January 1, 2011

Daniel Leese's book was reviewed by David Buck for the History of Asia discussion list.

Video: Guobin Yang Discusses the Factional Violence in the Red Guard Movement

Guobin Yang examines the factional violence in the Red Guard movement as well as the de-sacralization of that revolutionary culture throughout the 1970s and the rise of a new wave of protest that inaugurated the democratic movements of the reform era.

LRCCS Noon Lecture Series ~ Rethinking the Socialist Heroine: Feminine Agency in Chinese Dance Dramas of the late 1950s

The University of Michigan's Center for Chinese Studies presents at talk with Emily Wilcox about women in film.

LRCCS Noon Lecture Series ~ Is It Possible to “De-Maoify” the Cultural Revolution?

The University of Michigan's Center for Chinese Studies presents a talk by Yiching Wu on the role of Mao in the Cultural Revolution.

A Special Screening of "Summary of Crimes"

The Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University hosts a screening and Q&A with Xu Xing.

Xu Xing and His Independent Films in China

Columbia University's Weatherhead East Asian Institute co-hosts a talk with director Xu Xing

Screening: Red Amnesia

University of Michigan Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies hosts a screening of Red Amnesia.

Screening: Blue Sky Bones

University of Michigan Center for Chinese Studies hosts a screening of Blue Sky Bones, a story about history, family, music, and politics.

The Legacy of China's Cultural Revolution: The View 50 Years Later.

University of Pennsylvania Center for the Study of Contemporary China hosts a talk with Guobin Yang reflecting on the legacy of the Cultural Revolution.

Xu Weixin: Monumental Portraits

University of Michigan Museum of Art presents an exhibition of Xu Weixin: Monumental Portraits.



March 27, 2018 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

Please join the U.S.-China Institute and PEN America for the West Coast launch of the PEN America report on social media in China, Forbidden Feeds. We will discuss the report and Chinese social media more generally. 

April 6, 2018 - 8:00am
Los Angeles, California

"Finding Solutions" will focus on the work of individuals, companies, and NGOs to address some of China’s pressing challenges. We hope you will join this important discussion on April 6.