News & Events

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.

Article features 'China boy' Advisory Council Chairman, Amb. Platt

February 14, 2013

FROMzine featured USCET’s Advisory Council Chairman, Ambassador Nicholas Platt, in an article, Bridging the Gap: Journey of a 'China boy.'  Ambassador Platt starts his story from traveling with President Nixon to China in 1972, formally ending 25 years of separation between the two countries, to becoming one of the foremost Asian experts in the U.S.

USCET Advisory Council Member James McGregor Publishes New Book

October 30, 2012

James McGregor, CEO of advisory firm James McGregor Inc, senior counselor at APCO Worldwide, and USCET Advisory Council member, has published his second book entitled No Ancient Wisdom, No Followers. This publication offers an insightful analysis of China's current economic system, one which McGregor describes as "authoritarian capitalism," and the significant challenges it poses towards China's continued growth and economic prosperity.

USCET President Julia Chang Bloch Engages Morehouse College Students on US-China Relations

October 22, 2012

On Monday, October 22, 2012, Morehouse College welcomed USCET President Julia Chang Bloch to discuss the importance of US-China relations and the worldwide implications of successful diplomacy, as well as the importance of international education initiatives.  Ambassador Bloch's visit to the all-male College campus in Atlanta, GA was part of Morehouse College's Coca-Cola Leadership Lecture Series bringing together individuals who are r

Interview with Professor Wang Jisi, Leading Chinese Expert in American Studies and US-China Relations

April 1, 2012

USCET is pleased to provide an English translation to a recent interview with Professor Wang Jisi, published in the American Studies journal on occasion of the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the Institute of American Studies under Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS). Professor Wang is dean of the School of International Studies, Peking University, and director of the Center for International and Strategic Studies, Peking University.