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Video Games in the U.S. and China

June 10, 2021

More people than ever are reaching for the game controller instead of the TV remote.

Chinese Students in U.S. Colleges

June 3, 2021

Online and in person, students are donning caps and gowns. This week we look at Chinese students in America and America's continuing desirability as a study abroad destination.

During Pandemic, Mother Daughter Movie Achieves Immense Success

May 21, 2021

In a difficult year, Chinese actress Jia Ling has produced a grand cinematic success: one that appeals to the young and old, and one which bridges the divide between traditional and modern Chinese values.

Songster, Panda Nation: The Construction and Conservation of China's Modern Icon, 2021

May 12, 2021

Reviewed by Kyuhyun Han (University of California, Santa Cruz) Published on H-Environment (May, 2021)

Asian Directors and the Oscars

April 29, 2021

A woman from China just received the Best Director Oscar, but most people in China don't know it.

Video: Hate is a Virus

April 1, 2021

The USC U.S.-China Institute hosted a discussion on the biases and discrimination against Asians and Asian Americans, the resistance to it, the role America’s relationships with Asia play in shaping perceptions, and trends in Asian American political participation.

Hate is a Virus

April 1, 2021

Hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in the U.S. have been on the rise since 2015, but shot up 150% with the covid-19 pandemic and the "blame China" rhetoric of the 2020 campaign.

Chinese Tourists and Japan

March 25, 2021

Japan's ban on foreign spectators will disrupt the the country's booming tourism industry for Chinese visitors.

Anti-Asian Hate Crimes

March 11, 2021

While the recent wave of violence against Asians and Pacific Islanders has made headlines, hate crimes have actually been on the rise since 2015.