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USCET Celebrates Book Launch of History of the Organization of Chinese American Women

June 3, 2013

USCET founding president, Julia Chang Bloch, was one of many past presidents of the Organization of Chinese American Women (OCAW) that gathered to celebrate the launch of a publication chronicling the history of OCAW, which was founded in 1977 and is the largest and longest standing ethnic Chinese women's group in the United States.

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.