To confer Master of Arts degrees and
Certificates of Graduate Study
upon the Class of 2012
With an address by
Executive Director, Laogai Research Foundation
Saturday, May 19, 2012
Ceremony at 1 o’clock in the afternoon
Reception to follow
Mayflower Renaissance Hotel, Washington
1127 Connecticut Avenue NW
Registration for Commencement is now closed. Please contact Katie Bridges at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Laogai Research Foundation
Professor Harry Wu is an American activist for human rights in the People’s Republic of China. Now a resident and citizen of the United States, Wu spent 19 years in Chinese labor camps, for which he popularized the term laogai. He established the Laogai Research Foundation, a non-profit research and public education organization which was financed by the AFL-CIO.
Wu received the Freedom Award from the Hungarian Freedom Fighters’ Federation in 1991. He received the first Martin Ennals Human Rights Award from the Swiss Martin Ennals Foundation, and the Medal of Freedom from the Dutch World War II Resistance Foundation. Wu is currently the Executive Director of the Laogai Research Foundation and the China Information Center.
You are cordially invited to an
in honor of
The Class of 2012
Friday, May 18, 2012, from 4:00 to 7:00 PM
at The Institute of World Politics
Featuring a lecture by IWP’s 2011-12
Army Senior Fellow COL Mike Eastman USA
on A Perspective on Leadership
at 6:00 PM