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USC And China In The News, May And June 2017

June 27, 2017

China-related news stories featuring University of Southern California faculty, students, staff, and programs.

Video: Christopher Rea and Henry Jenkins on how vaudeville differed between Hollywood and China

May 1, 2017

Christopher Rea and Henry Jenkins explore comic convergences on the silver screen, focusing on filmmakers who embraced a vaudevillian aesthetic of visceral comedy and variety entertainment.

Kokas, Hollywood Made in China, 2017

January 31, 2017

Aynne Kokas's book was reviewed for the History of Diplomacy discussion list by Ying Zhu. 

Behind the Curtains: The Evolution and Impact of Asian Americans in Theatre

January 17, 2017

In an environment with traditionally limited opportunities, Asian American actors, writers and directors find support and common ground in the theatre scene.

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: Nov. 15-25, 2016 - Trump Election Edition

November 15, 2016

This issue of Talking Points focuses on the Trump Victory and what this might mean for US-China ties.

Watch presentations from "The China Card: Politics vs. Policy," USCI's 10th Anniversary Conference

October 29, 2016

Watch presentations from the USC U.S.-China Institute's 10th anniversary conference. It was held on September 29, 2016 at the USC Radisson Hotel.

观看 “中国牌:政治与政策”南加大美中学院十周年会议

October 29, 2016

观看 “中国牌:政治与政策”南加大美中学院十周年会议。本次会议在2016年9月29日于南加州大学丽笙酒店举办。

Who wants to show up as Gandalf at their next meeting?

October 11, 2016

Thanks to USC Viterbi Professor Hao Li, you may one day be able to do that in virtual reality.

Talking Points, Presidential Debates Edition, Sept. 27, 2016

September 27, 2016

This is a special issue of Talking Points reviewing the history of China in US presidential debates from 1960 to 2016.

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Events

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).