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The Evolution Of An Ethnoburb

November 6, 2018

One Chinese-owned hotel is a microcosm of change in the San Gabriel Valley. 一个华人酒店成为圣盖博谷演变的缩影 .

China's Cat Craze: How Felines are Leaving Their Paw Prints on China’s Economy

May 1, 2018

In recent years, the popularity of cats has surged in China: many urban Chinese youth are sharing viral cat photos, visiting cat cafes and raising felines of their own. We investigate how this widespread trend is affecting the Chinese economy.
近年来,猫在中国越来越受追捧:许多城市里的年轻人养猫,或者喜欢分享猫咪照片,逛猫主题咖啡店。我们调查了这一由城市化和社交媒体广泛使用带来的吸猫趋势,探索其是如何影响中国经济?

China's Civil War: A Social History, 1945-1949

April 26, 2018

Diana Lary's book was reviewed by James Hudson from the University of Tennessee. It was published by H-Asia.

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.  

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Events

November 28, 2018 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a screening of Nowhere to Call Home, which offers a rare glimpse into the world of a Tibetan farmer, torn between her traditional way of life and her desire for her son to have a better future in the city. Followed by a post-screening discussion with director Jocelyn Ford.

January 24, 2019 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a book talk with journalist and author Leta Hong Fincher. Betraying Big Brother is a story of how the feminist movement in China against patriarchy could reconfigure the country and the rest of the world.