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East versus/and West: Cross-Cultural Learning in a New Era

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Asian & Asian American Center

East versus/and West: Cross-Cultural Learning in a New Era

The Asian & Asian American Center and Center for Intercultural Dialogue would like to cordially invite you a conversation with Professor Ji Li from Brown University on her research and how it relates to you.

 

A brief from her research:

Learning is a universal human capacity and activity. However, Western and East Asian people hold fundamentally different beliefs about learning. What are the different beliefs and why are they so different? Based on decades of research and tracing the cultural origins of the two large intellectual traditions, Dr. Li has advanced an important conceptual distinction between the Western mind-model and the East Asian virtue model of learning.

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Special Event

Department

Dean of Students

Contact E-Mail

aaac@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Patricia Nguyen

Contact Phone

607-255-3869

Speaker

Professor Jin Li

Speaker Affiliation

Brown University

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Rehana Huq

Rehana Huq left a positive review 3/27/2013

Relevant and insightful .. came away with a lot of "how-to-s" to implement in cross-cultural training.

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