Intercultural Education

Intercultural Communication: Overcoming Challenges

Vanessa Verbitsky's picture

In our constantly evolving world and innovative societies, it can be hard to keep up with how different diverse cultures and peoples are becoming more and more intertwined. Globalization has increased greatly over the past ten to twenty years, mostly thanks to international business growth rates, online/technological advancements and product development outsourcing to other countries. 

I Want to See Me in School: How To Create K-12 Educational Environments for All Students to Thrive

Dr. Shontoria Walker's picture

When we think of creating educational environments for every student to thrive, what is usually the first thing that comes to mind? Schools that include an engaging curriculum. Classrooms that cultivate joy. Buildings that are lively and welcoming that offer a multitude of extracurricular activities and opportunities for students to explore the world through texts or field lessons outside of the classroom?

Read This: The Clean Daughter: A Cross-Continental Memoir

Dr. Jessie Voigts's picture

One of the best things about reading memoir is the opportunity to discover and learn from life stories. How would we act in a similar situation? What can we take away when learning from these lives? 

Such is the case with an extraordinary new memoir by author Jill Kandel (whom our wandering educators will remember from our interview with her about her book So Many Africas: Six Years in a Zambian Village).

22.33 Stories: Strength Through Vulnerability with Robin Hauser

Dr. Jessie Voigts's picture

Featuring first-person stories of people finding themselves in the middle of a culture that is foreign to them; each week, 22.33 will deliver interesting tales from people who share how they were able to create mutual understanding through cultural exchange. 

Season 01, Episode 29 - Strength Through Vulnerability with Robin Hauser

The Advantages of Studying Abroad for a Semester

Asako Maruoka's picture

Taking a semester to travel and study abroad can be a challenging but positive experience for students. The benefits can include anything from enhancing your network to increasing your employment opportunities.

Preparing for a Semester Abroad

Intercultural Competence Conference CFP

Dr. Jessie Voigts's picture

The Intercultural Competence Conference is organized by the Center for Educational Resources in Culture, Language and Literacy (CERCLL) at the University of Arizona. It will take place January 27-30, 2022 in Tucson, Arizona, and online.

Proposal Submission Deadline: June 4, 2021, 11:59 pm (PST).

Intercultural communication call for papers

22.33 Stories: Bollywood Without Subtitles with Luke Tyson

Christopher Wurst's picture

Featuring first-person stories of people finding themselves in the middle of a culture that is foreign to them; each week, 22.33 will deliver interesting tales from people who share how they were able to create mutual understanding through cultural exchange. 

22.33 Stories: Bollywood Without Subtitles with Luke Tyson

Doing Business in China? 19 Cultural Differences You Should Know

Lexa Pennington's picture

Are you conversant with western cultures but seeking opportunities in China? One of the things you should know is that there are profound cultural differences between the U.S and China.

Here is your guide to intercultural success in doing business in China.

From Doing Business in China? 19 Cultural Differences You Should Know. Hands on a laptop, with USA and China flags and documents on the table.

22.33 Stories: The Food We Eat, Part 3

Christopher Wurst's picture

Featuring first-person stories of people finding themselves in the middle of a culture that is foreign to them; each week, 22.33 will deliver interesting tales from people who share how they were able to create mutual understanding through cultural exchange. 

22.33 Stories: The Food We Eat, Part 3

22.33 Stories: Trash Truck Tunes & Hip Hop Grooves (with Lillygol Sedaghat)

Christopher Wurst's picture

Featuring first-person stories of people finding themselves in the middle of a culture that is foreign to them; each week, 22.33 will deliver interesting tales from people who share how they were able to create mutual understanding through cultural exchange. 

22.33 Stories: Trash Truck Tunes & Hip Hop Grooves (with Lillygol Sedaghat)

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