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Working in the United States: A Chinese Experience and Reflection

with Weiming Lu

Working in a different cultural environment is never easy. This workshop helps participants understand one Chinese-American's experience and what lessons he learned from his experiences. What are the critical differences between Chinese and American cultures? What are some the opportunities and challenges one might face working in this cultural environment? What steps one might take to overcome these difficulties and work successfully with your colleagues and supervisor?

To register, call (612) 625-5080 or e-mail confucius@umn.edu with your name, email address, phone number and the title of the course(s) you would like to attend. Advance registration is required. Confirmation of registration will happen on a rolling basis.

Schedule

Saturday, May 29, 2010
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Fees

FREE, but registration required

Location

101 University International Center
331-17th Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414

About Weiming Lu

Mr. Weiming Lu has served as principal planner for the City of Minneapolis, director of Urban Design for the City of Dallas, and president of the Lowertown Redevelopment Corporation. Internationally, he has served as an advisor to many cities including the Beijing Olympics, Shanghai Planning Institute, and Singapore Tourism Bureau. He has lectured in many universities all around the world, including Tsinghua, Nanjing, China National Art Academy, and Warsaw University, and has served as adjunct Professor at the University of Minnesota, and visiting professor for Tokyo University. Since his retirement from the Lowertown Redevelopment Corporation three years ago, he has served as trustee for the Minneapolis Foundation and advisor to the National Trust/ Favrot Family Grants Program. For many years, he served as vice chairman for the Committee of 100, a national leadership council for Chinese Americans. Its duel mission includes improving U.S. China understanding and relationship, and advancing Chinese American interests in United States.