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LRCCS Film Series | Four Songs of "Exile": Independent Chinese Filmmakers Far From Home

The University of Michigan Center for Chinese Studies presents a film series by three independent Chinese filmmakers: Ying Liang, Wang Wo, and Cui Zi' en.

Hollywood Made in China

The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a talk by Aynne Kokas from the University of Virginia. Kokas' new book, "Hollywood Made in China," offers an in-depth look at China’s growing role in the global media industries and how it is shaping Hollywood in the twenty-first century.

Dragonfly Eyes. 2017. Directed by Xu Bing

Visual artist Xu Bing’s first feature film stitches together surveillance footage collected from the Internet to create a fictional tale about a young woman traversing life in modern China.

Forbidden Tales: Censorship and Society

Xiaoze Xie will discuss his research into the history of censorship in China that inspired the current exhibition Xiaoze Xie: Objects of Evidence. The artist will be joined by noted experts on the subject of censorship in a panel led by Michelle Yun, Asia Society Museum Senior Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art. The program is organized in conjunction with Banned Books Week.

Internet Stars in the Era of Self Media

The USC U.S.-China Institute hosts a presentation by Professor Ping ZHOU on the rise of Internet stars in China during the era of self media (自媒体).

Reporting from China: A Conversation with New York Times Correspondent David Barboza

Join David Barboza for a discussion about the challenges and opportunities of reporting from China

Collaboration or Catastrophe: Leadership and Reputational Security Today

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for an online discussion with Nick Cull to look at the impact of the Covid 19 crisis on the battle of images between the United States and China.

The Grill Conference: China Track

The Grill Conference is presenting a full China track for the first time for day one of the conference. 

Forbidden Feeds: Government Controls on Social Media in China

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. 

Talking Points: Morley Safer brought the Cultural Revolution into American living rooms

A special issue of Talking Points noting the passing of Morley Safer, a CBS newsman who managed to produce a report on China during the Cultural Revolution.

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Events

June 4, 2020 - 5:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a discussion with Hong Kong based author and photographer Antony Dapiran for a look at his new book on the city's protests and what they mean for the future of Hong Kong and China.

June 11, 2020 - 4:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for an online discussion with Professor Margaret Lewis on how the US government's use of criminal prosecutions to address a broad "China" threat is at tension with the criminal justice system.