Q&A with Eric Priest on Chinese Music Industry Investment

July 25, 2017

We spoke with Eric Priest, an expert in international copyright law, to understand the streaming market and current Chinese investment in domestic and international music.

Call for Papers - Journal of East Asian Popular Culture (no deadline)

March 1, 2016

The editors of this new journal issue a general call for papers.

Ma, Sounding the Modern Woman: The Songstress in Chinese Cinema (May 13, 2015)

November 13, 2015

This review of Jean Ma's book was written by Andrew Stuckey and published by the H-Asia discussion list. It's republished here by Creative Commons license.

KUSC covers Schoenfeld String Competition in China

December 16, 2014

Gail Eichenthal reports on the annual Alice & Eleonore Schoenfeld event for gifted musicians.

Kerry plays guitar at the Great Hall of the People, July 10, 2014

July 10, 2014

Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday showcased his guitar-playing, holding a lunchtime jam session during talks with officials in Beijing.

Video: Alison Friedman Discusses China’s Performing Arts in the 21st Century

February 19, 2013

The USC U.S.-China Institute sponsored a discussion with Alison Friedman of how China is searching for a new globalized contemporary identity through music, dance and theater.

National Anthem of the Republic of China (Taiwan) 1924

June 16, 1924

Taiwan's national anthem

Music in the Chinese Garden - Meiye Ma on pipa

A different solo musician will perform each week inside the Love for the Lotus Pavilion, playing unamplified melodies on classical instruments including the dizi, sheng, pipa, erhu, and zheng.

Beethoven in China

The new Penguin Special “Beethoven in China,” by Stanford professor and orchestra conductor Jindong Cai and culture journalist Sheila Melvin tells the compelling story of Beethoven and the Chinese people.

SF Intl. Arts Festival: The Earplay Ensemble with Melody of China

The San Francisco Opera House presents Melodies of China.



March 27, 2018 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

Please join the U.S.-China Institute and PEN America for the West Coast launch of the PEN America report on social media in China, Forbidden Feeds. We will discuss the report and Chinese social media more generally. 

April 6, 2018 - 8:00am
Los Angeles, California

"Finding Solutions" will focus on the work of individuals, companies, and NGOs to address some of China’s pressing challenges. We hope you will join this important discussion on April 6.