Asia-Pacific Symposium

A University of Redlands symposium in anticipation of the 2011 APEC Summit

The University of Redlands and the East-West Center invite the public, educators, students, and the business community to the one day symposium: “Asia-Pacific Trade, Cultural Flows, and Social Dynamics.” This symposium is a lead-up event to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit that will be held in Honolulu on November 12-13, 2011. It will focus on trade relations and cultural exchanges between the United States and East Asia.

WHAT: Asia-Pacific Trade, Cultural Flows and Social Dynamics Symposium

WHEN: Saturday, September 24, 2011

8:30 – 9 a.m.
Check in and light breakfast

9 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Sessions 1 and 2 – APEC: Prospects for Trans-Pacific Integration Labor Relations and Corporate Practice

12:30 – 2 p.m.
Lunch and Keynote Speaker - Jeffrey Wasserstrom, “China in the American Imagination, 1900-2011”

2:15 – 4:45 p.m.
Sessions 3 and 4 - Asian Traditional Aesthetics and Modern Media Food Safety Across the Pacific

4:45 – 5:15 p.m.
Cultural Performance: Rangashree Dances of India

WHERE: Casa Loma Room, University of Redlands—1200 E. Colton Avenue, Redlands, CA

REGISTRATION: By September 14, $25 includes all sessions, light breakfast, lunch, refreshments and cultural performance. After September 14, registration is $35. For registration inquiries please contact Alice Oswald at or 909-748-8545.


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