American Studies


Author Cheryl Tan Holds Lecture & Discussion Tour in China as Part of USCET’s Asian American Author Series

June 26, 2018

In early May, journalist and author Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan wrapped up a week long, three city discussion and lecture tour in China as part of USCET’s ongoing Asian American Author Series. The Series, which launched in November 2012 with award-winning Chinese American author Gish Jen, introduces Asian American authors and literature to Chinese audiences. Tan, who was preceded by the distinguished authors Shawn Wong and Helen Zia, is the fourth to be featured in the Series.


The 14th Annual American Studies Network (ASN) Conference was held in Chengdu

May 2, 2017

From April 20th to 22th, more than 70 graduate students and academic participants gathered to share the 14th Annual American Studies Network (ASN) Conference in collaboration with Sichuan University in Chengdu. The Conference theme was "US-China Relations after the 2016 Elections: Trump, Congress, and the Issues"  which brought insightful discussion on the pertinent issues of our time. USCET thanks the participants and speakers for their efforts and looks forward to future collaboration with all who attended. 

 

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USCET Fellow Enhances American Studies Program at Jianghan University

April 1, 2013

Yao Guigui, Director for the Center of American Culture Studies at Jianghan University, Wuhan, China, was USCET’s first American Studies Fellowship recipient under the programming for American Society and Culture.  She conducted research on gender and religion as a visiting scholar at Yale University during the fall 2012 semester under the mentorship of American Studies Professor Laura Wexler.





InfoUSA@NENU

September 2012 to Present

Program Goal:

To provide a space to create a community and interactions that allow Chinese audiences to better understand the United States, its culture, society, government, language, law, economic system, and values



InfoUSA@BFSU

September 2011

Program Goal:

To provide a space to create a community and interactions that allow Chinese audiences to better understand the United States, its culture, society, government, language, law, economic system, and values





American Studies Faculty Development Program, Beijing Foreign Studies University: July 16-27, 2012

April 1, 2012

The School of English and International Studies (SEIS) at Beijing Foreign Studies University is proud to announce the launch of the American Studies Faculty Development Program, which will be held from July 16-27, 2012. Funded by the Henry Luce Foundation and the U.S.-China Education Trust, this two-week intensive program aims to train qualified college faculty who will offer American studies courses in their home institutions.


USCET Welcomes 20 East Asian Student Leaders from China, Japan, and Korea for the 2011 Study of the US Institute on US Foreign Policy

July 23, 2011

USCET is excited to host the Study of the US Institute on US Foreign Policy for East Asian Leaders for the second year in a row.  This year's program will be directed by Dr. Balbina Hwang, of Georgetown University. 


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