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RAISING STUDENTS’ INTERCULTURAL AWARENESS THROUGH FILM IN HIGHER EDUCATION

12th June 2014, 10:30am – 4:00pm

New Business School, Manchester Metropolitan University

Rooms 3.23 and 3.24

Fee: £30 (£20 concessions). Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

Registration: MMU Online Shop: Raising Students’ Intercultural Awareness Through Film

 

WORKSHOP SEMINAR SERIES 2014

PROGRAMME

MORNING SESSION

 

10:15 am – 10:30 am  Arrival and registration

 10:30 am – 10:45 am  Welcome and introduction

            Dr Sharon Handley –  Dean of the Faculty HLSS and Director of Routes NW

           Dr Fil Nereo –   Higher Education Academy

 

10:45 am – 11:45 am  Plenary: The intercultural challenge for languages in higher education            

             Prof. Mike Kelly – Director of Research in ML, University of Southampton

 

11:45 am – 12:30 am  Presentations

Crossing boundaries: developing intercultural competence through film, by Dr Carmen Herrero, Manchester Metropolitan University

Understanding ‘The Other’, by Dr Isabelle Vanderschelden, Manchester Metropolitan University

 

12:30 pm – 13:30 pm Lunch break

 

 

PROGRAMME

AFTERNOON SESSION

 

 

13: 30 pm – 14:30 pm Presentations

 A celebration of cultures clashing: gaining insights into Buddhist monastic life through Kyentse Norbu’s The Cup (1999), by Jessica Frye, Manchester Metropolitan University

Teaching Intercultural Communication through film by Dr Louisa Desilla, University of Surrey

 

14:30 pm – 14:45 pm Coffee break

  

14:45 pm – 15:45 pm  Presentations

Video analysis and video production in the “language for business” classroom by Dr Claudia Gremler, Aston University

Developing intercultural competence in language classroom: using films in Chinese Higher Education context, by Linda Yang, Durham University

15:45 pm – 16:00 pm Close of event.

 

Please contact us if you would like more information on the event, how to get here or parking facilities.

 

Programme and abstracts: Seminar Series June 2014 – Programme and Abstracts – Raising Students’ Intercultural Awareness through Film 

 

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