Immigration

Rachel Laudan, Cuisine and Empire in Asia and the Pacific

Pomona College hosts a talk examining the interplay between imperial power and aspiring nationhood in Hawaii, Japan, the Philippines, and China.

FOLD: Golden Venture Paper Sculptures

The Museum of Chinese in America presents this exhibition about immigration issues, presenting the story of the passengers of the Golden Venture, a ship carrying 286 undocumented Chinese immigrants that ran aground in New York City in 1993. (Exhibition dates: October 05 - March 25, 2018)

East Meets West in Chamber Opera Set in Contemporary Houston

New Arrivals is one of eight chamber operas the Houston Grand Opera has commissioned for East + West, a series celebrating Houston as a meeting place for Eastern and Western cultures.

Artist Talk: Zhi Lin and The Other Side

USC Pacific Asia Museum presents the discussion with artist Zhi Lin.

East Meets West in Chamber Opera Set in Contemporary Houston

New Arrivals is one of eight chamber operas the Houston Grand Opera has commissioned for East + West, a series celebrating Houston as a meeting place for Eastern and Western cultures.

The Village

The Village (in Chinese Mandarin with English subtitles), written by Stan Lai and Wei-zhong Wong, and produced and performed by the Performance Workshop Taiwan, is a tragicomedy recounting the story of the post-civil war migrations between China the Mainland and Taiwan.

The Chinese American Dream

Eric Liu, Founder and CEO, Citizen University will discuss what it means to be a Chinese American in this grand moment for China and the United States and how each generation throughout America's kaleidoscope of migration and acculturation has changed this country.

Chen Guangcheng: Freedom of Expression

Chen Guangcheng, the Chinese activist lawyer discusses the importance of freedom of expression with Jerome A. Cohen.

The Other Side: Chinese and Mexican Immigration to America

USC Pacific Asia Museum presents the new exhibition through August 17, 2014

Border Crossings: From Imperial to Popular Life

This exhibition explores the question of how the boundaries between social classes and identities are challenged and transcended.

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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.