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Understanding Misunderstandings in the Era of Globalization

Cultural Detective: Exploring the nature and sources of bias, misunderstanding and cultural disconnects in our often polarized world.

Cultural Detective: Exploring the nature and sources of bias, misunderstanding and cultural disconnects in our often polarized world.

Understanding Misunderstandings in the Era of Globalization

Friday, March 13 / 11:00 – 12:30 pm, Palumbo 2005

Gannon staff and faculty are invited to attend an interactive webinar that explores the topic of globalization as it relates to communication and interactions with persons of diverse cultural identities. Beverages and light snacks will be provided, and participants are welcome to bring lunch as this will be held over the noon hour.  Joe Lurie, former Executive Director of UC-Berkeley’s International House for over 20 years, will facilitate this session.  Please RSVP through the CETL Portal: HERE

Lurie will engage participants in a 50-minute session followed by a 30-minute Q & A for with us as virtual participants.  Using examples of culture clashes from the daily news, in the context of business, religion, health care, and technology, Lurie will explore how the messages we see and hear every day contain meanings that lie deeper than meets the eye or the ear. Lurie is also a former Peace Corps Volunteer and currently teaches intercultural communication as well as offering Cross-Cultural Communication workshops for a broad variety of organizations. For more about Joe Lurie and his work, see here: www.PerceptionAndDeception.com

Sponsored by the Division of Global Enrollment and Engagement / For questions contact Sarah Speir - speir003@gannon.edu 

 

 

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