InfoUSA

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

InfoUSA@BFSU, an American Cultural Center supported by the US Embassy in Beijing, opened its doors on December 9, 2011.

USCET has partnered with Beijing Foreign Studies University on many projects, including two American Studies Network Conferences and a faculty training program.  It is with great honor that USCET established InfoUSA@BFSU to cement an ongoing cooperation to strengthen understanding of the US in China.

InfoUSA@BFSU has hosted many successful events on BFSU’s campus, including two American Weeks, three lectures by Journalists-in-Residence, an American Film Series, and the launch of the Asian American Authors Series.  The Reading Room is full of valuable resources to discover more about the US. Located on BFSU’s campus, it is open to the public from 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday.

In May 2013, USCET and BFSU hosted the second Asian American Author Series event and had Shawn Wong, a renowned writer and English professor at University of Washington. 

Within the next three years, InfoUSA@BFSU will continue to develop programming with US Embassy at Beijing, provide learning opportunities for BFSU students on American studies and develop the InfoUSA space in the new library that opens June 2013. 

In addition, USCET launched a second American Cultural Center, InfoUSA@NENU, at Northeast Normal University, which will continue to partner with BFSU. 


InfoUSA@NENU

InfoUSA@NENU is USCET’s second American Cultural Center supported by the US Embassy in Beijing.  The Center consists of a Reading Room with valuable resources on the US, and a year-long series of programming to broaden access to US experts. The Reading Room was unveiled on December 7, 2012.

USCET has partnered with Northeast Normal University on many projects, including two American Studies Network Conferences and a faculty training program, and is looking forward to ongoing cooperation to strengthen understanding of the US in China.

InfoUSA@NENU is modeled after our first American Cultural Center at Beijing Foreign Studies University, called InfoUSA@BFSU.  InfoUSA@BFSU has hosted many successful events featuring annual American Week, the Journalist-in-Residence program, an American Film Series, and an Asian American Authors Series. The Reading Room is full of valuable resources to discover more about the US.  Located on BFSU’s campus, it is open to the public from 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday.  InfoUSA@NENU will follow in these footsteps by featuring expert speakers and providing critical resources for a deeper understanding about the US.