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USC And China In The News - September And October, 2018

China-related news involving USC research, faculty, students and organizations.


September 11, 2018
September 11, 2018: Bloomberg
Stanley Rosen, USC political scientist and Chinese film specialist, was quoted in a story about the disappearance of Chinese actress Fan Bingbing from public since she was accused by another celebrity of tax evasion. He said, “Social media and public opinion… are important drivers of policies in this area, particularly when it comes to perceived inequalities, the super-rich, and cheating.”

An article about Chinese seeking careers in entertainment noted that a USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism report noted that less than 30% of Hollywood roles went to actors from racial and ethnic minority groups.

September 7, 2018: South China Morning Post

An article noted the continuing attraction of the United States to students from China. It noted that Ziyi Xu, a first year student from China, joined USC friends in taking in a Dodgers game. Xu said, “I felt like the Chinese system doesn’t work well for me – it’s too cookie cutter."

September 7, 2018: Hollywood Reporter

An article about the fall of Global Road Entertainment included a quote from USC political scientist Stanley Rosen. He noted that Hollywood fundraising in China “will be to somehow make it clear to potential investors that Global Road has nothing to do with them."

September 6, 2018: New York Times

Stanley Rosen, USC political scientist and Chinese film specialist, was quoted in an article about the hit film Crazy Rich Asians prospects in China. “China has Hollywood working for them in terms of films that pander to China or at least make China look good,” he was quoted. “It’s ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ — not the message that China wants to send at all.”




October 24, 2018 - 5:30pm
Los Angeles, California

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for the screening of Better Angels (善良的天使), a documentary film written and directed by two-time Academy Award winner Malcolm Clarke. Post-screening discussion will be with Clarke, co-executive producer David Dreier, and producers William Mundell and Han Yi.