Our "Finding Solutions" conference focused on the work of individuals, companies, and NGOs addressing some of China’s most pressing challenges. We had a large and diverse audience participate. Videos coming soon!
Andrew G. Walder's book was reviewed by David Buck for H-Asia and is published here under Creative Commons license.
Jan Kiely book was reviewed by Emily Whewell for H-Asia and is published here under Creative Commons license.
Alex Zukas reviewed this book for H-Socialisms in November 2014. It is reprinted here through a Creative Commons license.
USC Architecture's 5th year students created unique Mao style jackets using unexpected materials as part of their studio assignment
This segment of the USC U.S.-China Institute series on the work of reporters for American news organizations looks at the period 1949-1971, when most Americans could not visit the People's Republic. Though some non-U.S. citizens reporting for American organizations did manage to get into China, most reporters had to watch what was happening in China from Hong Kong.
This book by Laura M. Calkins was reviewed by Mao Lin for the H-Diplo discussion list and is reproduced here under Creative Commons license.
Zhihua Shen’s book was reviewed by Kathryn Weathersby for the H-Diplo discussion list in April 2013. It is reproduced here under Creative Commons license.
Yoshihiro Ishikawa's book was translated by Joshua Fogel and reviewed by David Buck for H-Asia.
This issue of the newsletter highlights the women who have been called "China's Oprah" and includes our comprehensive calendar of China-focused events and exhibitions across North America.
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).