Institute for Corean-American Studies, Inc.
|| Professor Martin Meyerson|
ICAS Distinguished Fellow
President Emeritus and University Professor
University of Pennsylvania
Guest of Honour
ICAS Annual Liberty Award
December 12, 2006 Tuesday 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Sheraton University City
36th & Chestnut Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19104
We are pleased to share
with you that Professor Martin Meyerson
will be the Guest of Honour at the ICAS Annual Liberty Award Reception & Dinner 2006
and receive the ICAS Liberty Award 2006 for his "outstanding scholarly achievements
and distinguished humanistic leadership advancing the great American values; Life,
Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness."
Professor Meyerson has chaired the International
Selection Commission for the annual Philadelphia Liberty Medal (www.constitutioncenter.org/libertymedal)
since its inception in 1988. A few of the recipients of the cash award and Medal,
on each July 4, were Justice Thurgood Marshal, Presidents de Klerk, Nelson Mandela
and Dae Jung Kim, Senator George Mitchell, Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, President
George H W Bush and President William J Clinton.
Dr Meyerson will grace the evening
with us sharing his life experience as we will honour him.
include Professor Britton Chance (Eldridge Reeves
Johnson University Professor Emeritus of Biophysics, Physical Chemistry, and Radiologic
Physics, University of Pennsylvania), The Hon Elaine L Chao (US Secretary of Labour),
The Hon Viet D Dinh (US Assistant Attorney General; Professor of Law Georgetown
University), The Hon Becky N Dunlop (Vice President of The Heritage Foundation),
The Hon Tony P Hall (US House of Representatives; US Ambassador to UN FAO), The
Hon Charles Kartman (US Ambassador; Chairman KEDO), The Hon James A Kelly (Assistant
Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, US Department of State),
Dr Jeong H Kim (President Lucent Technology Carrier Network), Nobel Laureate Professor
Lawrence R Klein, The Hon Harold Hongju Koh (US Assistant Secretary of State for
Human Rights and Democracy; Dean Yale Law School), The Hon Jim Leach (Chairman,
Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs Committee on International Relations
United States House of Representatives), The Hon Jerome J Shestack (Head of Litigation
Wolf Block; former President of the American Bar Association), The Hon Richard L
Walker (US Ambassador to China and Korea; deceased), The Hon Alfred P West (Chairman
of the SEI Investments) and The Hon John C Yoo (US Deputy Assistant Attorney General;
Professor of Law UC Berkeley).
For Reservation/RSVP, please kindly write to ICAS@icasinc.org.
Sang Joo Kim / signed
Sr. Fellow & Executive Vice President