After a decade of war and certainly after the Great Recession of 2008, the triumphal optimism of the 1990s has given way to concerns about America’s decline. The rise of China will undoubtedly be one of the great dramas of the twenty-first century but how it will be played out is far from clear. In what ways is China rising? What factors support its rise, and what factors constrain or limit it? What does China’s rise mean for China, for the rest of the world and for the US? What opportunities does the rise of China present for the next generation of America’s leaders including Kettering graduates?
All faculty, staff, and students are welcome to attend, and lunch will be served.