ICAS Bulletin
Institute for Corean-American Studies, Inc.

March 29, 2002

Claudia Rosett

Editorial Board
The Wall Street Journal

to speak on

Human Rights Issues: North Korea


ICAS Spring Symposium: Humanity, Peace and Security
May 8, 2002 Wednesday
Washington, D C* (*venue to be announced shortly)

Dear Friend:

We are pleased to share with you that Claudia Rosett, a member of the editorial board of The Wall Street Journal, will speak on the Human Rights Issues: North Korea at the ICAS Spring Symposium on May 8, 2002 in Washington D C.

Claudia is a member of the editorial board of The Wall Street Journal. She writes a weekly column, "Letter from America," for The Wall Street Journal Europe, which also appears as "America the Beautiful" on OpinionJournal.com.

Ms. Rosett first joined the Journal as books editor in December 1984. In September 1986 she became editorial page editor of The Asian Wall Street Journal. Claudia joined the Journal's Moscow bureau as a reporter in 1993 and became Moscow bureau chief in December 1994. In September 1996 she went on leave and lived in New Delhi. She rejoined the Journal's editorial page in New York a year later and became a columnist in March 2000.

In May 1990 Claudia received an Overseas Press Club citation for interpretation of foreign affairs, for her on-the-scene coverage of the Tiananmen Square uprising in 1989.

Ms. Rosett received a bachelor's degree in English from Yale. She has a master's in English from Columbia and a master's in business administration from the University of Chicago.

Other confirmed speakers, to date, are Dennis Halpin (Pearson Fellow, U S House of Representatives Committee on International Relations), Lawrence R Klein ( ICAS Distinguished Fellow; Benjamin Franklin Professor Emeritus, University of Pennsylvania; Nobel Laureate in Economics), and Yasuhiro Maehara (General Manager in the Americas, Bank of Japan Chief Representative Office, New York). Thank you.


Sang Joo Kim / signed
Sr. Fellow & Executive Vice President

ICAS Fellow