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Online Courses for Educators

April 25, 2022

USCI's online courses enable teachers to learn not just about East Asia, but about how they might bring East Asia to their own students.

Assignment: China - USCI's series on American reporting on China

Photo by Jim Laurie.
April 20, 2022

How do we know what we know about China? The images most Americans hold of China were shaped by news coverage. Our multipart documentary series Assignment: China focuses on the journalists who have described the remarkable changes in China since the 1940s. Two of the most influential moments in this history were the Nixon visit in 1972 and the Tiananmen demonstrations of 1989. The correspondents interviewed for the series have helped news consumers understand how China's opening up and subsequent economic rise have reshaped the world. 

Anti-Asian Hate Still Rising

February 10, 2022

Hate crimes increased in 2021.

USC Annenberg’s resident Olympics expert has a front-row seat at his 12th Games

February 8, 2022

Olympics expert Alan Abrahamson, seen here at last year’s Tokyo Games, covered his first Olympics in Sydney in 2000.

The Olympics Return to Beijing

February 3, 2022

Beijing becomes the first city to host both summer and winter games. International scrutiny of Chinese policies and practices has increased since the 2008 Summer Olympics.

Happy Year of the Tiger! 祝您虎年快乐!

January 27, 2022

The USC U.S.-China Institute wishes you a Happy Lunar New Year! 祝您虎年快乐!

Studying Chinese in America

December 9, 2021

Has the promising rise in American students studying Chinese stalled?

Tennis in China

December 2, 2021

The Women’s Tennis Association is at odds with China’s government. How big is tennis in China?

How China’s ‘leftover women’ are using their financial power to fight the stigma of being single

November 15, 2021

Originally published by USC Annenberg on November 15, 2021.

Kirk Denton Looks at Taiwanese Museums

November 5, 2021

Kirk Denton looks at the role of politics—especially political parties—in the establishment, administration, architectural design, and historical narratives of museums in Taiwan.

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