The Mandarin Learning Curve: The Case of China and Technical Standards
A Globalization Innovation & Development (GID) Lunch & Lecture with Professor Scott Kennedy discussing, "The Mandarin Learning Curve: The Case of China and Technical Standards".
Seating is limited. Reservation requested by Monday, April 12, at 2 PM.
From Scott Kennedy’s bio: "My interest in East Asia comes from two sources; the first is my interest in world affairs in general, and the second is my family’s experience in the region. My grandmother lived in Macau and wrote for the Christian Science Monitor in the early 1970s, and my uncle has lived in Japan for most of the past 40 years. Further prompted by my grandfather, an engineer who had traveled to Asia, I tried a Chinese language course my second year in college. But it was a semester in Beijing in 1988