Browsing Category "Cultural Studies"
By     |    May 31, 2008   
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More on Comparing Education in the USA, China and India

We talked about Two Million Minutes in a previous post, and here is more – an interview by CNBC to comparatively look at the State of Education in the USA: State of Education – A look at the state of education in America, with CNBC’s Erin Burnett.

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By     |    Mar 6, 2008   
Posted in: Cultural Studies, Intercultural Issues     |    No Comments

Motivation to deceive influenced by cultural self-identity

The recent inaugural issue of the Journal of International and Intercultural Communication (JIIC) features five different research studies that focus on a wide array of communication issues, including the exploration of cultural differences in deception. According to the report on Yahoo News, "the study revealed that a persons motivation to deceive is influenced by his or her cultural self-identity as well as finding that ones cultural identity greatly influences whether or not a message was perceived to be deceptive."

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The Moon
By     |    Sep 25, 2007   
Posted in: Chinese Culture, Cultural Studies     |    3 Comments

Mid-Autumn Festival

The Moon Festival also known as the Mid-Autumn Festival (中秋节 zhōngqiūjié), is a popular celebration of abundance and togetherness, dating back over 3,000 years to China’s Zhou Dynasty. This day is also considered a harvest festival since fruits, vegetables and grain have been harvested by this time and food is abundant.The Mid-Autumn Festival falls on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month of the Chinese calendar (usually around mid- [...]

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Chinese Culture Umbrellas
By     |    Sep 8, 2007   
Posted in: Cultural Studies, References, 中文文章     |    No Comments



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