The Researching and Teaching Intercultural Competence and 8th Intercultural Rhetoric and Discourse Conference was held on June 6-7, 2014 at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). We want to express our thanks to all of those who attended and volunteered their time to make this conference a success.
To view the 2014 conference program and abstracts, please click here.
School of Liberal Arts, IUPUI,
International Center for Intercultural Communication (ICIC),
Department of World Languages and Cultures, IUPUI,
Max Kade German-American Center, IUPUI,
English for Academic Purposes Program, IUPUI, and
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Ulla Connor, ICIC Director, IUPUI
Marta Antón, Chair, Department of World Languages and Cultures, IUPUI
Claudia Grossmann, Interim Director, Max Kade German-American Center
About the Conference
The intercultural rhetoric arc encompasses studies of cross-cultural text as sites of interactions in which writers and speakers with various linguistic, cultural, and social backgrounds negotiate communication in a multitude of settings - the classroom, business, industry, and health care, to name a few.
This conference seeks to integrate current discussions of intercultural competence in language education into intercultural rhetoric and discourse research and application in ESL, EFL, ESP, ELF, and foreign language teaching settings. Researchers and teachers of second/foreign languages as well as scholars in Second Language Acquisition, Communication, Composition, and Multicultural Education, among others, are encouraged to participate.
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