Social Sciences 213
Hong Kong, Macau, & China: Communication, Culture, & Development
Join UM Communication Professor Phyllis Ngai (Hong Kong native) March 12- March 22 2020 for 11 days of exploration in Hong Kong, Macau, and South China. Learn about communication and development issues that spring from the interface of diverse values, cultures, ideologies, and practices through visit sites and dialogues with local scholars, university student leaders, journalists, NGO workers, and business professionals. The topics explored include changing Chinese culture, high-end and low-end globalization, multinational organizations, grassroots advocacy, press freedom, Internet censorship, national and cultural identities, and images and imaginations of world class cities. While immersed in the sights, sounds, and tastes of place, you will have opportunities to connect with local people to exchange views on transnational phenomena and experience in person intercultural cultural communication at the confluence of the East and the West.
This course can be applied as IDS content credits!
For more information email Phyllis.Ngai@mso.umt.edu