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Sharing Bibliography: A Brief History of American Race Ethic America
Time: 2016.4.17 2:30pm to 5:00pm
Location: Fordham University (113 West 60th Street), the address will be notified after registration.
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Master of Public Relations at New York University; graduated from Wisconsin Madison Communication, majoring in rhetoric and media effects. Founder of Cultural Bridge, a multicultural community at the University of Wisconsin. Interested in American multiculturalism, ethnic relations, and the media image of ethnic minorities. He loves international travel and has traveled in African countries and is keen to study contemporary China-Africa relations.
Fordham accounting graduate students are reading. I usually like to browse all kinds of books and dream of becoming an encyclopedic figure. In addition to reading, there are two other hobbies in life - sports and cooking. The body is always the capital of the revolution, and only cooking can make a connotation. The ultimate goal of life - to get the hall, get the kitchen.
Share the bibliographic introduction:
A brief history of American race Ethic America
In the book "A Brief History of American Race", the author uses a large number of historical facts and figures to explain in a simple way the history of struggle and cultural history of various ethnic groups in the United States, including Irish, German, Italian, Japanese, Jewish, and Chinese. Mexicans, blacks, Puerto Ricans, etc.
As everyone knows, the United States is a melting pot of world culture. Each race has its own inherent qualities, both genetically and culturally. Compared with other races, these inherent properties also make them stand out in the environment where many races coexist. People who are willing to leave the country of their ancestors to come to the United States are more enterprising than those around them, and are more active in the face of difficulties, so the racial characteristics that are highlighted are even more apparent. Although the personality or way of thinking depends largely on the class in which people live, it still presents many common qualities necessary for success, such as emphasis on education, hard work, positiveness, and emphasis on the transfer of experience, which applies to all industries.
In the United States, the only way out for racial success is to maximize its traditional strengths and persevere in adapting and improving. Today, the wealthiest Jews and Japanese in the United States are all full practitioners of this experience.
The book was published in the United States in 1981 and has been in business for 30 years. American racial history has beyond the connotation of race itself. The informative data and analysis of racial characteristics in the book are still out of date, and are of great significance to China, which is increasingly diversified in economy and culture.
About the Author:
The author of The Covered Economic Truth. Thomas Sower has taught economics at Cornell University, UCLA, Amherst College, and other academic institutions. His book Basic Economics has been translated into six languages. He also widely discussed and discussed other social issues. Dr. Sowell has worked as an economist in government departments, private industry and independent research institutions. His honours include the National Humanities Medal, the Bradley Foundation Award, and an honours degree awarded to him by various academic institutions.
Highly interactive activity process:
1) The sharer introduces the book and expresses his own opinion (about 15 minutes);
2) Each participant expresses his or her own feelings (about 2 minutes/person);
3) All participants will be divided into small groups to communicate and propose a topic-related question;
4) Participants discuss the issues raised and show their speculation. (about 2 minutes / person);
5) After the event, welcome friends who are still unfinished to join the dinner and continue to talk.
1) Participants are not required to prepare in advance, and the sharer will provide the information needed for discussion
2) Please try to be on time to avoid missed sharing of the bibliography
3) Please bring your ID
4) If you can't find the venue, please send a message in the event temporary WeChat group or Facebook 麓山学社 Group, we will respond promptly
5) The number of people per reading will be limited to 18 people. Please invite your friends to register as soon as possible. After completing the form and scanning into the temporary group, the registration will be successful. The full registration will be in the waitlist.
All the speeches of the participants of the event do not represent the position of the school.
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