Upcoming Talk: Using Linguistic Analysis of Interview Data to Better Understand Nurse-Patient Interaction
ICIC invites you to a brown bag talk by Shelley Staples, Ph.D. in Second Language Studies/ESL at Purdue University. Learn about Dr. Staples’ research on the differences in language used by international and U.S. nurses in patient interactions. Join us Thursday October 30, noon to 1 pm, at Cavanaugh Hall, Room 438.
IUPUI Newsroom: ESP training to help parents of children with special medical needs
ICIC and Family Voices Indiana are co-recipients of a Community Health Engagement Program grant of nearly $23,000 to apply academic research to solve a community health issue. Read more >
Ulla Connor to deliver plenary talk in Korea
Responding to the theme, Applied Linguistics in the Era of Multiculturalism, Ulla Connor will deliver a plenary talk on September 27, "Intercultural Rhetoric & EAP/ESP Education in Today’s Multicultural World" at the 2014 Applied Linguistics Association of Korea. The conference takes place at Sangmyung University, Seoul, Korea.
Hakuoh students experience American culture through ICIC
Thirteen Hakuoh University students arrived in Indianapolis to improve their English language skills while learning about American culture. They will be in Indianapolis through September 15.
New research assistant arrives
ICIC’s former education assistant, Angela Herrmann, begins work as ICIC’s research assistant on August 25. Welcome, Angela!
07/31/2014 Press Release
International Center for Intercultural Communication at IUPUI welcomes students from Japan
Twenty-two Tsuda College students arrived Saturday, August 2, 2014 to participate in what is now known as the annual Women in Leadership Intensive Summer English Program. The undergraduate students will be here on the IUPUI campus for three weeks to improve their English-language skills while learning more about U.S. culture.
The students will immerse themselves in English-only classes and extracurricular activities offered and organized by the International Center for Intercultural Communication, part of the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI.
Congratulations to ICIC Scholar in Residence Andy Buchenot, whose article "An Alternative to Print-Centric Design for Online Health Literacy: The Redevelopment of a Cancer Information Portal" has been accepted for publication by the Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet and is expected to be published in the December 2014 issue.