Con­fu­cius Insti­tute Noon Cross-​cultural Lec­ture Series

Writ­ten by Sijia Feng Pub­lished on . Posted in Events

The Con­fu­cius Insti­tute is to host the panel dis­cus­sions on “Work­ing with the Chi­nese Stu­dents” on March 20 at Pur­due Uni­ver­sity, 121, in Stew­art Cen­ter Room 218A/​B

A pre­sen­ta­tion of suc­cess­ful expe­ri­ences of Pur­due fac­ulty and advi­sors work­ing with the Chi­nese stu­dents in the class­room, advis­ing and research; audi­ence is encour­aged to inter­act with the pan­elists, Ben Law­ton, Beth Bur­nett, Stephen Mar­tin and Joe Potts on how to effi­ciently and suc­cess­fully engage the inter­na­tional stu­dents in the aca­d­e­mic life at Purdue.

Con­fu­cius Insti­tute Noon Cross-​cultural Lec­ture Series

Spring 2013
Spon­sored by Con­fu­cius Insti­tute at Pur­due (CIP)

Co-​sponsored by Inter­na­tional Pro­grams, Pur­due Uni­ver­sity Chi­nese Stu­dents and Schol­ars Asso­ci­a­tion (PUC­SSA) and Asian Pacific Amer­i­can Cau­cus (APAC)


This Cross-​cultural Lec­ture Series intends to spark inter­est of Pur­due com­mu­nity on under­stand­ing US and China, includ­ing the peo­ple, cul­tures, soci­ety, lan­guages and cross-​cultural com­mu­ni­ca­tion; to pro­vide a forum of dia­logues between Chi­nese and non-​Chinese com­mu­ni­ties on suc­cess­ful com­mu­ni­ca­tion in aca­d­e­mic, social and research set­tings. Lec­ture Series will invite Pur­due experts to share their knowl­edge and expe­ri­ences on top­ics rel­e­vant to their spe­cialty and expe­ri­ences. All lec­tures in Eng­lish, and open to the pub­lic free of charge. Light lunch will be pro­vided. To pro­vide more visual and inter­ac­tive effects of the dis­cus­sions on diver­sity issues, the Pur­due Uni­ver­sity Inter­ac­tive The­ater Troupe will per­form diver­sity related acts to make the audi­ence fully engaged in the event. All ques­tions can be directed to Pro­fes­sor Wei Hong at This email address is being pro­tected from spam­bots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

For a full pro­gram, please click here.

As part of the sym­po­sium, the Con­fu­cius Insti­tute is host­ing the “Amaz­ing China-​A cul­tural pro­gram”, to be pre­sented by the Institute’s Per­form­ing Arts Troupe”. The event is open to all sym­po­sium atten­dees and the rest of the cam­pus. For the entire pro­gram, please click here (insert pro­gram). We look for­ward to see­ing you at the show.