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.
WORKSHOP SEMINAR SERIES 2014
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
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.
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