Honors College Held the Fifth 2017-2018 Fulbright Program Short-term Expert Lecture
- Release Date:2017-11-06 14:19:16; A total of Date: 285 visit
At 4 p.m. on November 4th, Honors College held the fifth Fulbright program short-term expert lecture in 315 auditorium of Xuehai Building. Professor J.Brooks Flippen delivered the lecture on the theme of the changes and historic significance of the roaring twenties in America.
Professor started the lecture with phenomenon that the number of cars shoots up currently, introducing the huge changes on the way people travel, the range of activities, architectural styles and school life. Moreover, Professor introduced the development of plane, the expansion of electricity and the various changes of people’s entertainment in 1920s in America compared to current life, emphasizing the profound historic significance of that period.
At the end of the lecture, professor suggested that students could recall the past lifestyle and compare it with our current life. Students found that there have been a lot of changes on the culture and economy, such as the mobile payment and the increasing frequency of communications between civilizations. With the world in a constant state of change and development, students should pay more attention to the changes in life and be witnesses and deliverers of history.
The transient and thought-provoking lecture ended in the warm applause. The humorous teaching style impressed students deeply and benefited them a lot.