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Call for Papers: 60th Annual Conference of the American Association for Chinese Studies (Deadline: April 1, 2018)

March 14, 2018

The American Association for Chinese Studies (AACS) annual conference program committee invites proposals for panels and papers concerning China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and the Chinese diaspora for the 60th Annual Conference, hosted by the University of Maryland School of Law in Baltimore, Maryland, on October 5-7, 2018.

Sitting the Month: Confinement Nanny Services Grow in Los Angeles

January 31, 2018

After giving birth, Chinese mothers often "sit the month" to restore their bodies with the help of a confinement nanny.

Video: Scott Tong on China's Changes Through His Own Family History

December 18, 2017

Scott Tong's A Village With My Name offers a unique perspective on the dramatic changes in China from the late Qing dynasty to today.

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. 

Love on the Cloud: The Rise of Online Dating in China

July 17, 2017

Chinese online dating services have grown increasingly popular as they draw on traditional Chinese dating values such as material security and marriage-focused relationships.

Georgetown University U.S.-China Student Fellows Program

June 30, 2017
Georgetown University’s Initiative for U.S.-China Dialogue on Global Issues is accepting applications for its 2017-2018 student fellows program.

Q&A with Xiaoyu Qin on "Iron Moon"

June 22, 2017

US-China Today spoke with the director of Iron Moon, Xiaoyu Qin, to discuss the documentary focusing on the plight of Chinese migrant workers and the creativity of people living at the bottom of society.

Frazier, The East is Black - Cold War China in the Black Radical Imagination, 2014

June 1, 2017

Robeson Taj Frazier's book was reviewed by Joseph Parrott for the History of African Americans discussion list in June 2017.  

Wang, Outsourced Children: Orphanage Care and Adoption in Globalizing China, 2016

February 5, 2017

Leslie K. Wang's book was reviewed by Catherine Ceniza Choy for H-Diplo and is published here under Creative Commons license.

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.



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.