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What's in a Name?

When a name is chosen it is a grand moment. Some people have names chosen many years in advance, others choose their names right before they have a baby, others choose their baby’s name after the child is born. 789 more words


8 Easy Ways to Prepare for Studying Abroad in the U.S.

Published on 08/11/2016 by Tara Madden-Dent at www.GoOverseas.com

Thinking about studying in the U.S.? Chances are, you’re new to its education system, culture, study skills, communication styles, and professional networking. 1,463 more words

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Communication Accommodation Theory

Have you ever caught yourself speaking slower and louder to someone who did not speak your language well in an attempt to help them understand you? 442 more words

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University of Maryland Baltimore County Job Ad: Intercultural Communication

Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor of Intercultural Communication

The Department of Modern Languages, Linguistics, and Intercultural Communication at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) is filling a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in intercultural communication in any of the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Russian or Spanish.  372 more words

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Zhang Yining and Daughter at Rio Olympics

“Everyone down there was crushed by mommy and reduced to tears.”

Now the Chinese Grand Slam champion Zhang Yining’s daughter was left in a jumble.

Source: Weibo


Common In-group Identity Model

Continuing last week’s focus on identity, this fourth overview of common intercultural/intergroup theories looks at the Common In-group Identity Model (CIIM), which has roots in Intergroup Contact Theory (ICT). 282 more words

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Camus’ problem

If I was asked what kind of a country Greece is, I would put it something like this: a bridge between Europe and the “East” that used to belong to Europe but no longer does. 552 more words

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