Brown Bag Lunch and Learn: Philanthropy in East and West: Differences in Attitudes Between Korean and American Society
Date: July 31, 2014
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: Johnson Center for Philanthropy
Brown Bag Lunch & Learn: Philanthropy in East and West: A round table discussion about how the influences of capitalism, Confucianism, Christianity, collectivism, and corporatism have created contrasting philanthropic landscapes
Join us for a round table discussion about the differences in attitudes toward philanthropy, volunteerism, charity and nonprofit activity between Korean and American society, and more broadly between Eastern and Western traditions. Panelists will include Shin Young Park, graduate student at Ewha Women’s University, Inchan Choi, Grand Valley alumnus now with the Institute for International Development & Cooperation, Michael Moody, Frey Chair for Family Foundations and Philanthropy, and Mark Hoffman, Associate Professor with the School of Public, Nonprofit and Health Administration. This interactive session should beneficial for anyone participating in, or curious about, cross cultural philanthropic activity.
An Ice Cream Social will end the event, with ice cream flavors endemic to Michigan (Mackinac fudge, tart cherry) and Korean (red bean, matcha).
This event is free and open to the public. Please register in advance in order to obtain a parking pass. Participants are encouraged to bring their own lunch; coffee and tea will be provided.
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Johnson Center for Philanthropy – GVSU
The Johnson Center for Philanthropy serves nonprofits, foundations and others seeking to transform their communities for the common good, and who adapt to constantly changing community conditions.
As a university-based center, we do this through applied research, professional development, the advancement of social technologies, and innovation.