With a brief introduction of the city’s history, the lecturer will try to offer a glimpse of the charms and beauty of Shanghai which is an unparalleled mixture of Oriental and Western lifestyles and cultures.
Time: Thursday, 27 february 2014, 17:30
Venue: Confucius Institute at the University of Szeged
Shanghai has now established itself not just as an icon of modernity but also as an attitude to life, a brand of lifestyle, and a sign of fashion with its development and transformation in the past 30 years. The lecture will reveal delicately (via stories and pictures) the nostalgic flavor and the bustling metropolis of Shanghai.
Dr. and Professor of English,
School of English Literature and Language
Shanghai International Studies University
In Addition to her academic research work in second language acquisition and corpus linguistics, Dr. Zhang is interested in cultures. Dr. Zhang has a rich studying-abroad experience and she traveled to many countries especially the English-speaking countries, which has provided her rich perspectives to see the comparison and contrast between Chinese culture and Western cultures.