Student Events Fall 2008

Freeman Foundation Visiting Professor

September 29
Victor Cha, D.S. Song-Korea Foundation Chair and Director of Asian Studies
Georgetown University
"The Future of America's Preeminence in Asia"
Athenaeum Dinner Lecture

Athenaeum Speaker Series: A New Security
(co-sponsored with Professor Jennifer Taw, Government and Military Science Department

October 22
Heather Coyne, Senior Program Officer, Center for Mediation and Conflict Resolution
United States Institute for Peace, Washington, D.C.
"Amateur Hour in Iraq: A Worm's Eye View on the Failure of Nation Building"

November 11
Andrew Bacevich, Author of Learning to Eat Soup with a Knife: Counterinsurgency Lessons from Malaya and Vietnam and co-author of the U.S. Army/Marine Corps Counterinsurgency Field Manual Professor of International Relations and U.S. History, Boston University
"Global War on Terror: A New American Security"
Athenaeum Dinner Lecture

Special Luncheon Speakers

December 9
Minxin Pei, Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Former Asst. Professor, Dept. of Politics, Princeton University
Topic: Political Change in China
Athenaeum Lunch Lecture

December 10
Quansheng Zhao, Professor and Division Director
School of International Service, American University
Topic: East Asian Security in the 21st Century
Athenaeum Lunch Lecture