Lecture to address the role of the United States in the China-Taiwan Divide
September 29, 2009
On Thursday, October 1, Dr. Parris Chang will deliver a public lecture titled "U.S. Role in the China-Taiwan Divide." Sponsored by the Law School and the School of International Affairs, the lecture will begin at 4:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Lewis Katz Building, located off Park Avenue and Bigler Road in University Park.
Dr. Chang is a leading scholar and writer on China and Taiwan and a professor emeritus of political science at Penn State University, where he taught from 1970 to 1997. He has also served as a member of Taiwan's Legislative Yuan (Parliament), where he was chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee and chairman of the National Defense Committee, and more recently served as Deputy Secretary-General of Taiwan's National Security Council (2004-2006). In 1992, he received the Outstanding Asian-Pacific American Award.