China and the American Election – A Special Roundtable Discussion

China and the American Election -- A Special Roundtable Discussion

Moderator: Jessica Chen Weiss (Yale), PANEL: Erika Fowler (Wesleyan), Stephen Roach (Yale), Jeremy Wu (former Senior Advisor, U.S. Census Bureau)

Friday, November 2, 2012 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Room 101, Linsly-Chittenden Hall See map
63 High Street
New Haven, CT 6511

This event is free and open to the public.

China has been a hot topic in the current election season. This roundtable discussion will explore the broader context behind these sound bites, including Chinese investment and trade practices, American attitudes toward China, electoral considerations and campaign dynamics, and implications for U.S.-China relations.

PANELISTS Erika Franklin Fowler Director, Wesleyan Media Project; and Assistant Professor of Government, Wesleyan University Stephen Roach Senior Fellow, Jackson Institute for Global Affairs; and Senior Lecturer, School of Management, Yale University Jeremy S. Wu Member, Committee of 100; and former Senior Advisor, U.S. Census Bureau

MODERATOR Jessica Chen Weiss Assistant Professor of Political Science; and Research Fellow, MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies, Yale University

**This event was originally scheduled for Monday, October 29, 2012, as part of the CHINA Town Hall programming of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, which featured a webcast conversation with Gary F. Locke, U.S. Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China.

For more information on the October 29th webcast, please visit CHINA Town Hall is a national day of programming on China involving 50 cities throughout the United States.**

Sponsored by the Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University (w/ National Resource Center Title VI Grant support from the U.S. Department of Education) & the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations (with support from the Starr Foundation)