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Senate Minority Report, Another US Deficit -- China and America -- Public Diplomacy in the Age of the Internet, February 15, 2011

February 15, 2011

A report prepared by the staff of the Republican minority on the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. Senator Richard Lugar, ranking minority member, released the report.

Auerbach, Race, Law, and "The Chinese Puzzle" in Imperial Britain, 2009

January 1, 2009

David Lloyd Smith reviews the book for H-Albion, January 2010.

Lee, The Bible and the Gun: Christianity in South China, 1860-1900, 2003

January 1, 2003

Ian Welch reviews the book for H-Asia.

Chinese Exclusion Act May 6, 1882

December 13, 1901

This act provided an absolute 10-year moratorium on Chinese labor immigration. For the first time, Federal law proscribed entry of an ethnic working group on the premise that it endangered the good order of certain localities.

Chinese and Western Perspectives on the Jewish Community of Kaifeng

Chinese and Western scholars usually drew drastically different conclusions of how the Jewish community of Kaifeng came to be. Lihong Song's reflections on the differences will not only lay bare the orientations of Jewish studies in China, but also shed light on the worlds in which we live.

Seeking Asylum, Finding God: Korean Chinese Migration to the US

Jaeeun Kim will examine the migration careers, settlement patterns, and legalization strategies of ethnic Korean migrants from northeast China to the United States.

University of Texas-Austin Conference, "Trans-Pacific China in the Cold War"

This conference brings together an international group of scholars to consider new research highlighting cultural and social productions emerging from diasporic Chinese amidst the political fissures of the Cold War

Tales of the Distant Past: The Story of Hong Kong and the Chinese Diaspora (A Tribute from the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals of Hong Kong)

The Chinese American Museum, Los Angeles opens a new exhibit on Hong Kong's role in the Chinese diaspora.

Y.C. Hong: Advocate for Chinese-American Inclusion

The Huntington Library opens an exhibit on You Chung Hong, a key figure in the history of Chinese Americans.

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Events

September 24, 2020 - 2:00pm

Join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a conversation with U.S. Assistant Attorney General John Demers.

October 15, 2020 - 4:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a book talk with author David Lampton. His new book examines China’s effort to create an intercountry railway system connecting China and its seven Southeast Asian neighbors.