Asia Society is pleased to announce the spring commencement of our Mandarin language program on March 1, 2010. The focus will be conversational modern Mandarin Chinese, with emphasis on spoken language and reading pinyin.
The Honorable Kathleen Stephens was confirmed as Ambassador to the Republic of Korea in August, 2008. A career Foreign Service officer, Ambassador Stephens has held numerous senior diplomatic positions in Washington and abroad.
Amartya Sen, Professor of Economics and Philosophy, Harvard University has been called the "conscience of his profession" for his work on famine, poverty, gender inequality, human development theory, and welfare economics.