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Kevin Rudd to Deliver Keynote

Asia Society is thrilled to announce that former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd will keynote the opening plenary at our National Chinese Language Conference (#NCLC14).

Additional speakers include Kenneth Lin, a cowriter of the Netflix series House of Cards, Howard Goldblatt, principle English translator for Nobel Laureate Mo Yan’s work, Jessica Beinecke, creator of Crazy Fresh Chinese, a popular video series on Chinese slang for English speakers, Janet Yang, a producer of Shanghai Calling and Disney High School Musical: China, and many others. In addition, the noted song-writing, banjo-playing, Chinese-speaking Abigail Washburn will perform.

See the main stage plenary line-up.

We’ll see you in Los Angeles!