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(De)constructing Ideology: The Cultural Revolution and Beyond
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For Ruth, The Sky in Los Angeles: Ruth Wolf-Rehfeldt and David Horvitz
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In Search of Truth

With this series of virtual interviews, our student council explore the concept of truth in an era of fake news, culture wars, conspiracy theories, and alternative facts.
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Schalmei, 1975

East Germany
Diplomatic Gifts

Schalmei (shall-my) was an instrument popular in East German schools, factories and small town brass bands. Easy to learn and play, the Schalmei had been closely associated with the struggles of the German labor movement between the World Wars.

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Living the Revolution
What was it like to be a Red Guard?  How did one perform the loyalty dance? What was daily life like under the constant shadow of Mao? In this panel, historian Yongyi Song an…
December 7, 2022 | 12:00pm
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Film Screening: The White-Haired Girl (1971-72)
Join us for a screening of the 1971-72 model performance ballet, The White-Haired Girl (白毛女), which tells the story of the peasant girl Yang Xi’er’s suffering at the…
December 11, 2022 | 5:00pm
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Revolutionary Friendship is as Deep as the Ocean
In this panel, Robeson Taj Frazier, Associate Professor of Communication at USC, Jeffrey Wasserstrom, Chancellor’s Professor of History at UCI, and Catherine Clark, Associat…
March 5, 2023 | 1:00pm
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