Priscilla Clapp’s free, public talk will begin at 1 p.m. in Room W104, Ekstrom Library, as part of the UofL Center for Asian Democracy’s Asia in Focus series.

Clapp, a retired minister-counselor with the U.S. Foreign Service, had a 30-year government career that included the 1999–2002 stint as chief of mission-Burma as well as service in South Africa, Russia and Japan.

She now is senior adviser to the Asia Society and Blue Moon Fund and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, International Institute for Strategic Studies and U.S. Institute of Peace’s international advisory board. She co-authored books including “Bureaucratic Politics and Foreign Policy” and two volumes about U.S.-Japanese relations.

Judy Hughes
Judy Hughes is a communications and marketing specialist for UofL’s Office of Communications and Marketing, where she works in media relations and contributes to news about the university’s College of Arts and Sciences and Kent School of Social Work. She previously worked in news as a writer and editor for a daily newspaper and The Associated Press.