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The Tangled Dynamics of Independent Filmmaking in China: Memory, Identity, and Protest

The Columbia University Weatherhead East Asian Institute presents a lecture by Paul G. Pickowicz, Distinguished Professor of History and Chinese Studies, University of California, San Diego.

Covering China: The Challenges of Reporting on the Rise of a Superpower

The UCLA Center for Chinese Studies presents a talk by Edward Wong, Beijing Bureau Chief for the New York Times.

Networking China: The Digital Transformation of the Chinese Economy

The University of Pennsylvania Center for the Study of Contemporary China presents a lecutre by Yu Hong, Assistant Professor of Communication & Journalism, University of Southern California.

Ma Ying-jeou visits USC

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Luncheon Keynote: Clayton Dube "China: Doors Opening or Closing? What China’s New Normal Means for the Chinese and Americans"

Clayton Dube gives a luncheon keynote at the 3rd International Symposium on Language for Specific Purposes conference.

Shock Wave: Japanese Fashion Design, 1980s–90s

Denver Art Museum hosts an exhibit showcasing work by Japanese designers who started a fashion revolution in Paris.

LRCCS Film Series | Four Songs of "Exile": Independent Chinese Filmmakers Far From Home

The University of Michigan Center for Chinese Studies presents a film series by three independent Chinese filmmakers: Ying Liang, Wang Wo, and Cui Zi' en.

Digital East Asia: Emerging Trends in Public Policy and Regulation

USC East Asian Studies Center is proud to announce a new symposium series on the “Interdisciplinary Study of East Asian Business.” The first symposium will focus on the question of “Digital East Asia” with a broad understanding of the role of business as related to the digital world.

What it takes to be a smart China watcher

Join the George Washington University Global China Connection as it hosts Bill Bishop and Kaiser Kuo to discuss what it takes to be a smart China watcher.

Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty

The EMP Museum at Seattle Center presents an exhibition that explores the Japanese and now global icon, Hello Kitty.



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).