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NEW YORK, November 31, 2010 - Kurt Tong and Monica Whaley review the issues raised in the 2010 APEC Summit in Yokohama, and discuss agenda for APEC 2011.
America Needs to Look 'Outward' for APEC 2011
US Senior Official for APEC Kurt Tong outlines America’s vision for the 2011 APEC Summit more
Ilustrado by Miguel Syjuco. (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010)
Excerpt: Miguel Syjuco's 'Ilustrado'
Read an excerpt from the debut novel that won the 2008 Man Asian Literary Prize. more
Bernard Schwartz Book Award winner James C. Scott speculates on the origins of Southeast Asia's hill peoples on Nov. 22, 2010. (2 min., 24 sec.)
The Art of Not Being Governed: An Anarchist History of Upland Southeast Asia
Asia Society 2010 Bernard Schwartz Book Award Winner James C. Scott explains that the hills of Southeast Asia have for centuries been a haven from statehood. more
Reza Aslan deconstructs the "unprecedented" wave of anti-Muslim prejudice sweeping the US in 2010. (5 min., 36 sec.)
Breaking Down Boundaries Through Literature and Song
Reza Aslan hopes literature and music can help break down the boundaries between the Middle East and the West. more
Yoshitaka Mori of the Tokyo University of the Arts at Asia Society's DiY symposium in New York on November 14, 2010. (Asia Society)
The DIY Spirit in Japanese Popular Culture
How Japanese artists have traditionally forged ahead with their own do-it-yourself communities. more

Reza Aslan's 'Tablet & Pen' (Complete)

Reza Aslan hosts an evening of readings and performances based on his anthology 'Tablet & Pen.' more
L to R: Austin Long, Colonel (Ret.) Michael V. Shute, and Carol Dysinger at Asia Society New York on Nov. 11, 2010.
Camp Victory, Afghanistan: The Human Faces Behind the Headlines
The revolving door of US advisors to Afghan soldiers is a major hurdle for America's exit strategy. more
L to R: Panelists Natsuyo Lipschutz, Kathryn Komsa, and John F. McNulty at Asia Society New York on Nov. 17, 2010.
Diversity Done Right is a Competitive Advantage
In the early 21st century, managers are reframing diversity in the global workplace as an asset. more
CNBC's Melissa Lee interviews Awards Dinner honorees Mukesh Ambani and Jeffrey Immelt onstage at the Waldorf=Astoria on Nov. 16, 2010. (9 min., 10 sec.)
2010 Asia Society Awards Dinner Honors Vision and Leadership
Asia Society New York's 2010 gala salutes the New York Philharmonic and two international business leaders. more
Teresita C. Schaffer looks at the practical consequences of Obama's endorsing India for the UN Security Council. (1 min., 8 sec.)
Obama and India: New Alliance or Friendship of Convenience?
On the heels of Obama's first visit to India, experts parse his public remarks and their implications for US-India relations. more