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Littlejohn Awarded ‘International Talent Cooperation Project’ Grant

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Ronnie Littlejohn

Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Asian Studies Program Dr. Ronnie Littlejohn recently received notice that he is being awarded a grant from the Foreign Experts Bureau of Henan Province in China to participate in their “International Talent Cooperation Project.”  This is a 50,000 RMB grant (somewhat less than $10,000), and it will fund a speaking tour of major universities in that province during October. In addition to meeting with meet with two Ph.D. students whose dissertations he is helping with at Zhengzhou University’s Center for Asia-Pacific Research, Littlejohn will speak on these topics: “Education, Transmission and Influence of American Core Values on U.S. Society,” “Change and Stability in the Ethical Culture of Contemporary China” and “Cultivating the Core Values Necessary for the Construction of a Civilized and Harmonious Society based on a Comparison of China and America.”