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China Humphrey event on US & China communication, cultural styles, Thurs. Ap 1st, 12:45 pm

Please join us for the next CHI event

Thursday, April 1st, 12:45 - 2:00pm
Room 175, Humphrey Institute, 301 19th Ave S.

This seminar will be led by Yu Wang
Assistant Director, Confucius Institute at the University of Minnesota

Understanding Differences, Making Differences

In this section, the differences between Chinese culture and American culture will be presented and discussed, especially in communication style. Chinese people prefer communication strategies quite different from that adopted in the US, which are more implicit, restrained, interdependent, indirect, self-effacing and hesitant. These features of Chinese communication reflect unique Chinese values and philosophies. Understanding these differences will lead to less misunderstanding and more effective communication between Chinese and Americans.

(CHI organized by Wang Haoping, HHH MPP 2nd year student)

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