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Public Scholars Project

Living and Laughing by The Chopsticks-Fork Principle

May 4, 2018 at 7:00 PM | Roebling, NJ | Cranbury Public Library
From a place of delight and good humor, the Chopsticks-Fork Principle encourages people to realize and understand (and laugh about) how we are all at least bi-cultural in a way that shatters stereotypes yet explains the generalizations. The talk is an invitation to first wonder “Can the Tooth Fairy survive the Melting Pot?” “Can you fail or succeed simultaneously in two cultures?” and “What happens when you have a sub-conscious but your (grand)mother doesn’t?” and then to explore how the discussion help listeners re-think their own cultural heritages.

Cathy Bao Bean
Chair, Society for Values in Higher Education
Venue
Cranbury Public Library
1350 Hornberger Ave
Roebling, NJ
08554-1314