China and America: The New Geopolitical Equation – St. Norbert College Speech

In late March, Ambassador Julia Chang Bloch traveled to St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wisconsin to take part in the university’s Great Decisions Lecture Series. The Ambassador gave a speech titled China and America: The New Geopolitical Equation to a crowd of students and scholars. The lecture centered around the geopolitical changes and current uncertainty surrounding…

USCET’s Most Recent Featured Author Helen Zia Wins the 2018 AAAS Lifetime Achievement Award

USCET congratulates Chinese American journalist and writer Helen Zia on being selected this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award winner. Zia is one of the featured authors in USCET’s ongoing Asian American Author Series. In 2017, USCET invited Zia to speak at a number of locations in China including at InfoUSA@BFSU in Beijing, Sichuan University and Sichuan…

Ambassador Bloch Discusses Exchange at the Alliance for International Exchange’s Annual Meeting

The international exchange community gathered in late October to discuss the current state of the field and ways to move forward in the coming year. The Alliance for International Exchange’s Annual Meeting featured an array of policy discussions, information and strategy trainings, and networking opportunities for its members across the exchange community. Key government agencies,…

Ambassador Bloch Recognized at White House Celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Vice President Mike Pence hosted a reception at the White House on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.  Speakers included Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao and Acting Assistant Secretary of East Asia and the Pacific Susan Thornton.  USCET President Ambassador Julia Chang Bloch was acclaimed as the first Asian…

USCET Spring Updates

This spring, USCET was in China to work with its American Cultural Centers at Beijing Foreign Studies University and Northeast Normal University, and traveled to other parts of China for more activities. Read more about our trip below! USCET Asian Americans in the Arts program in China The most recent installment of our Asian Americans in…

USCET Completes a Full-Agenda Trip to China

From November 11 to November 22, 2013, USCET traveled to China to host a series of events promoting American Studies in China. Altogether, USCET completed programs at nine major Chinese universities, including the Central Party School, and two major media outlets. In addition, USCET convened its 10th Anniversary ASN Conference at The University of Hong Kong and  15th Anniversary FY…