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January 15, 2013

CIE presentation to focus on identity and intercultural communication

The Center for Instructional Excellence is offering a special topic presentation on the best practices, scholarship of teaching and learning, and resources to address the growing and increased internationalization of Purdue.

"Identity and Intercultural Communication" will be offered at 3:30-4:30 p.m. Jan. 22 in Krannert Building, Krannert Auditorium (Room 140). The speaker will be Steve Kulich, founder and executive director of the SISU Intercultural Institute, established in 2006 at Shanghai International Studies University, and the chief co-editor of the Intercultural Research book series.

Kulich is an instructor, trainer and researcher on intercultural communication, Chinese values and identity, human development and language teaching with nearly 30 years of Asia experience. Kulich studied Chinese language at Xiamen University, completed his master's degree in Chinese culture studies at the University of Kansas, and completed his PhD in intercultural communication at Humboldt University of Berlin. He became the founding professor of the Shanghai International Studies University Graduate School's Intercultural Communication MA Program in 2002 and now supervises a 10-course intercultural academic program.

To register, go to http://identityandinterculturalcommunication.eventbrite.com/#.