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Michael Meyer Discusses His Book "The Road To Sleeping Dragon: Learning China From The Ground Up"

November 8, 2017

The final book in Michael Meyer's China trilogy tells a story both deeply personal and universal as he captures what it feels like to learn a language, culture and history from the ground up. 

Wei Yen Discusses His Book "From The Great Wall to Wall Street"

November 8, 2017

Wei Yen (厳序纬), author and veteran businessman, examines Chinese outbound investment and how American businesses can take advantage of China’s rise to forge win-win partnerships.

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.

Georgetown University U.S.-China Student Fellows Program

June 30, 2017
The U.S.-China Student Fellows Program is a platform to promote student-to-student dialogue among U.S.

A broadcast first: KUSC to air Shanghai Symphony concert series from China

May 25, 2017

It’s the first Chinese symphony series to be broadcast on radio in the United States.

Talking Points, Good Bye 2016!

December 29, 2016

This issue of Talking Points wishes you a Happy New Year and takes note of some of the noted Chinese who passed away this year and some talented Americans who contributed to greater understanding of China. And we note the passing of George Michael, the British musician who helped expand China's cultural universe in the 1980s.

Talking Points, Thanksgiving 2016

November 23, 2016

The Thanksgiving 2016 edition of the USC U.S.-China Institute's newsletter. It looks at giving Thanksgiving a Chinese flavor and includes our comprehensive calendar of China-centered events across North America.

Call for Papers: Refracting Gender in Modern China: New Voices, New Perspectives

October 14, 2016

This workshop aims to bring together doctoral, postdoctoral and early career researchers who are dedicated to humanities research on gender issues in modern China (late Qing - 1960s). Researchers from different fields including history, literature, film, arts, education, translation and religious studies are all encouraged to participate.

Q&A With Arianna Quan, First Asian American Winner of Miss Michigan

August 16, 2016

Arianna Quan made her differences the catalyst for her run as Miss Michigan and is the first Asian American to win the title.

Talking Points – Vacation Issue

July 11, 2016

Chinese food can be found nearly everywhere. It’s easily China’s most successful export.

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Events

December 14, 2019 - 9:00am
Pasadena, California

Longtime instructor Guang-Li (David) Zhang, a graduate of the Shanghai Art Academy teaches beginner and advanced students Chinese Calligraphy in mixed lecture and workshop classes.