Migration

A Sense of Place: Remembering Riverside’s Chinatowns

his series of educational workshops and historical reflections on Riverside's historical Chinatowns runs alongside the Sweeney Art Gallery exhibition, Absurd Recreation.

Bound for California: The Migration of Chinese Women to California in the 19th Century

The Fairbank Center at Harvard University presents Elizabeth Sinn on the migration of Chinese women to California.

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.

Between Here and There: Passages in Contemporary Photography

Weng Fen's photography will be included in this exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

“Tak tahu cakap, Ah! Awak apa bangsa? Cina, bukan? [Can’t you speak, Ah! What ethnicity are you? Chinese, no? ]: Representing the Sinophone Truly in Tsai Ming-liang’s I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone (黑眼圈) ”

The Institute of East Asian Studies at UC Berkeley presents a discussion of the ways in which Tsai's film addresses the hierarchical relations between various Sinitic languages and cultures.

Finding Samuel Lowe: From Harlem to China

The Chinese American Museum hosts a discussion with Paula Madison

Heartlands & Migrations Lecture Series: Pok-Chi Lau, “New Work”

Professor Pok-Chi Lau will discuss his work exploring the Chinese diaspora at the University of Kansas.

Robert B. Marks, "China’s Environmental History over the Very Long Term"

Drawing from his recently published book, China: Its Environment and History, Professor Marks will highlight what he sees as some of the major themes in China's very long environmental history, as well as some of the contentious issues in its understanding and interpretation. Presented by Harvard University's Fairbanks Center for Chinese Studies.

The Political Process of Chinese Land: Partial Reform, Vested Interests and Small Properties

The Columbia Law School hosts a talk by Shitong Qiao on property rights in China

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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.