ERIC Number: ED350889
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Dec-13
Reference Count: N/A
Shaping the New World Order: International Cultural Opportunities and the Private Sector. Edited Proceedings of an International Cultural Forum (Washington, D.C., December 13, 1991).
Richardson, Malcolm, Ed.; And Others
This publication presents the proceedings of a forum held at the U.S. State Department (Washington, D.C.) on the influence of international cultural opportunities in the new world order taking shape since the demise of Communism. The speeches, introductions, and forum discussions are offered in the order that they occurred over the course of a day. The opening remarks featured First Lady Barbara Bush; Donald J. Hall, Chairman of the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities; and James H. Evans, Chairman of the International Advisory Group. Then, James H. Billington, Librarian of Congress, discussed "The Importance of the Intellectual and Cultural Dimension in the Emerging Social Order" and Thomas H. Kean, President of Drew University, discussed "Increasing International Understanding through Fellowships, University Linkages and Cultural Exchanges." A panel discussion, moderated by Lynne V. Cheney, considered the private sector and cultural diplomacy through leadership and international experience. The panel featured Henry E. Catto, Richard Francis, Henry Kaufman, Luis Monreal, and George Soros. A second panel, moderated by John E. Frohnmayer, discussed the challenges to American cultural institutions from global changes and featured Maya Angelou, Donald M. Kendall, William H. Luers, Benno C. Schmidt, and James D. Wolfensohn. Next of the agenda was a presentation by David T. Kearns, Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education. His topic was "Education: Preparation for the Challenges of the New World Order." An evening program included a keynote address by Mexican President Carlos Salinas de Gortari. Included are biographical sketches of speakers, a list of participants, and lists of sponsoring agencies and organizations. (JB)
Descriptors: Art, Communications, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Exchange, Cultural Influences, Cultural Opportunities, Foreign Students, Futures (of Society), Global Approach, Higher Education, Humanities, Intercultural Communication, International Communication, International Educational Exchange, International Programs, International Relations, International Trade, Mass Media, Politics of Education, Private Sector
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, Washington, DC.; Institute of International Education, New York, NY.