Literature

Call for Papers: Literary Fantasy and Its Discontents (Deadline: August 31, 2018)

March 14, 2018
The English department at Taipei Tech (National Taipei University of Technology) will be hosting the interdisciplinary conference, Literary Fanta

Author interviews with USCI

November 8, 2017

These short interviews introduce authors of new books about China and about U.S.-China relations.

Frazier, The East is Black - Cold War China in the Black Radical Imagination, 2014

June 1, 2017

Robeson Taj Frazier's book was reviewed by Joseph Parrott for the History of African Americans discussion list in June 2017.  

Andrew Scobell Discusses His Book "PLA Influence on China's National Security Policymaking"

March 23, 2016

Andrew Scobell seeks to assess the "real" relationship between the PLA and its civilian masters by moving beyond media and pundit speculation to mount an in-depth examination and explanation of the PLA's role in national security policy-making.

Cho and Crowe, eds, Germany and China: Transnational Spinners Since the Eighteenth-Century, 2014

March 1, 2016

This review by Irmy Schweiger was published on the History of Asia discussion list in March 2016.

Call for Papers - Quarterly Journal of Chinese Studies

January 17, 2016

QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF CHINESE STUDIES (a peer-reviewed English journal, included in ProQuest Database System).The journal is published in English and is edited at Xiamen University.

Video: Tiananmen Revisited with Louisa Lim

December 7, 2015

The USC U.S.-China Institute hosted a book talk by Louisa Lim, an award-winning journalist who has reported from China for a decade. "The People's Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited" discusses how the events of June 4th changed China, and how China changed the events of June 4th by rewriting its own history.

Timothy Heath discusses his book "China's New Governing Party Paradigm"

November 11, 2015

Timothy Heath, Senior International Defense Research Analyst of The RAND Corporation, discusses the historic context, drivers, and meaning of the governing party paradigm in China.

Brett Sheehan discusses his book "Industrial Eden: A Chinese Capitalist Vision"

October 6, 2015

Brett Sheehan discusses his new book, which studies the evolution of Chinese capitalism chronicling the fortunes of the Song family of North China under five successive authoritarian governments.

Q&A With Ken Liu, Translator of "The Three-Body Problem"

September 11, 2015

US-China Today interviews Ken Liu, an acclaimed writer of speculative fiction and the translator of the Hugo award-winning novel, "The Three Body Problem."

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Events

April 26, 2018 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute and USC professor Brett Sheehan for a discussion on the evolution of Chinese capitalism chronicling the fortunes of the Song family of North China under five successive authoritarian governments.

 

June 5, 2018 - 7:00pm
Los Angeles, California

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).