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USC Session 4: Globalization of Theme Parks: the view from the Industry

"A panel discussion on the globalization of theme parks featuring scholars and members of the industry."

A panel discussion on the globalization of theme parks featuring scholars and members of the industry. This was part of the Media and Culture in Contemporary China conference on October 21-22, 2011, organized by the UCLA-USC Joint East Asian Studies Center (comprised of the UCLA Asia Institute and USC East Asian Studies Center).

Moderator: R. Bin Wong, History & Director, Asia Institute, UCLA Panelists:
Zhang Jizhong, TV & film producer; Monkey King theme park creator;
Bob Weis, Executive Vice President, Walt Disney Imagineering;
Brent Young, Principle & Creative Director, Super 78 Studios.;
Shi Zhang, Assoc. Professor, UCLA Anderson School of Management;
Thomas E. McLain, Partner, Arnold & Porter LLP and Chairman of the Asia Society of Southern California

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Sponsors:

  • UCLA Asia Institute
  • USC East Asian Studies Center
  • UCLA International Institute
  • USC US-China Institute
  • UCLA Confucius Institute
  • UCLA History Department
  • USC Norman Lear Center
  • UCLA Humanities Division
  • UCLA Center for Chinese Studies
  • UCLA Asian American Studies Center

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