Arab-US Assoc of Communication Educators (USA)

Conferences23rd Annual Conference of the Arab-US Association of Communication Educators (AUSACE), Department of Communication, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, October 25th-28th, 2018. Deadline: May 1, 2018.

Scholars are encouraged to share their research with a growing community of scholars during this year’s AUSACE conference, hosted by the Department of Communication at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, between October 25th-28th, 2018. Interested faculty and student scholars are invited to submit abstracts or papers addressing these areas of investigation:
*Online cross-cultural communication
*Global Strategic Communication: Advertising and Public Relations across cultures
*The impact of culture on language and communication
*Cultural diplomacy
*News agendas: Global media and their audiences
*Representations of foreign cultures in local media

Deadline for sending Abstracts: May 1st, 2018, and for sending full manuscripts is August 15th, 2018.

KC77 Negotiation Translated into Portuguese

Key Concepts in ICDContinuing translations of Key Concepts in Intercultural Dialogue, today I am posting KC#77: Negotiation, which Beth Fisher-Yoshida wrote for publication in English in 2016, and which Susana Maria de Almeida Gonçalves  has now translated into Portuguese. As always, all Key Concepts are available as free PDFs; just click on the thumbnail to download. Lists of Key Concepts organized chronologically by publication date and number, alphabetically by concept, and by languages into which they have been translated, are available, as is a page of acknowledgments with the names of all authors, translators, and reviewers.

KC77 Negotiation_PortugueseFisher-Yoshida, B. (2018). Negociação. (S. M. A. Gonçalves, trans). Key Concepts in Intercultural Dialogue, 77. Retrieved from:
https://centerforinterculturaldialogue.files.wordpress.com/2018/04/kc77-negotiation_portoguese.pdf

If you are interested in translating one of the Key Concepts, please contact me for approval first because dozens are currently in process. As always, if there is a concept you think should be written up as one of the Key Concepts, whether in English or any other language, propose it. If you are new to CID, please provide a brief resume. This opportunity is open to masters students and above, on the assumption that some familiarity with academic conventions generally, and discussion of intercultural dialogue specifically, are useful.

Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz, Director
Center for Intercultural Dialogue


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U Manchester Job Ad: International Business & Management (UK)

Job adsLecturer in International Business & Management, The University of Manchester. Deadline: 16 April 2018.

Applications are invited for a Lecturer to contribute to the research and intellectual development of international business studies and to undertake teaching activities in the field at undergraduate, postgraduate (including MBA) and executive levels. The successful applicant is expected to develop research at international levels, to exhibit research leadership at the appropriate level, and to be active in raising research grant income.

City U Hong Kong Job Ads: Media & Communication (China)

Job adsChair Professor/ Professor/ Associate Professor/ Assistant Professor, Department of Media and Communication, CITY UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG. Applications accepted until filled.

The Department of Media and Communication invites applications and nominations for two faculty appointments beginning in Fall 2018:

Position 1: The appointee will work in one of the following areas: Mass Communication, Digital and Social Media, and Graphic Communication; and is expected to conduct quality research, teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses, develop curriculum, supervise students, and undertake administrative and service-related activities.

Position 2: The appointee will work in one of the two areas of (1) Public Relations, and (2) Visual Communication and Multimedia; and teach both theoretical content and hands-on skills.

U Nottingham Ningbo Job Ads: Applied Linguistics (China)

Job adsThe University of Nottingham in Ningbo, China, is advertising three positions:

Associate Professor in Applied Linguistics. Deadline: 30 April 2018.

The successful candidate will be expected to lead and deliver lectures and seminars in the topics within Applied Linguistics. We are looking for someone who has had substantial teaching experiences in higher education, specializing in at least two of the following areas: intercultural communication, business and professional communication, research methods, sociolinguistics, corpus linguistics, psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, English literature and drama, English language teaching pedagogies, discourse analysis. The candidate is required to deliver teaching to all levels of the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the school. In addition, the candidate is expected to lead research teams, support less experienced staff members for research, obtain external research funding, contribute to Research and Knowledge Exchange activities, supervise doctoral students and undertake administrative duties.

Assistant Professor in Applied Linguistics. Deadline: 30 April 2018.

The successful candidate will be expected to deliver lectures and seminars in the topics within Applied Linguistics. We are looking for someone who has had teaching experiences in higher education, specializing in at least two of the following areas: intercultural communication, language acquisition, English literature, pedagogy of teaching English to young learners, research methods, corpus linguistics, psycholinguistics, discourse analysis. The candidate is required to deliver teaching to all levels of the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the school. In addition, the candidate is expected to conduct research, obtain research funding, contribute to Research and Knowledge Exchange activities, supervise doctoral students and undertake administrative duties.

Teaching Fellow in Applied Linguistics. Deadline: 30 April 2018.

The successful candidate will be expected to deliver lectures and seminars in the topics within Applied Linguistics. We are looking for someone who has had some teaching experiences in higher education, specializing in at least two of the following areas: Applied Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Intercultural Communication, Business and Professional Communication, Discourse Analysis, English Literature, English Language Teaching Methods, and Academic Learning Skills. The candidate is required to deliver teaching to all levels of the undergraduate and possibly postgraduate programmes in the school. In addition, the candidate is expected to be interested in research, contribute to research team activities and Research and Knowledge Exchange activities and undertake administrative duties.

 

CFP ABC: Diversity & Culture in Business Communication (USA)

ConferencesAssociation for Business Communication 2018 Annual Conference: Celebrating Diversity and Culture in Business Communication, October 24-27, 2018, Miami, Florida, USA. Deadline: April 30, 2018. 

With its culturally diverse history, the city of Miami encourages us to think about inclusion in ways that can enrich our lives and   work. As ABC members, a culturally diverse group ourselves, we are working hard to make our classrooms and workplaces more diverse, culturally inclusive, and ethical. Let us use this conference as a way to generate these important conversations in order to pave new paths to follow as we return to our home institutions.

We invite proposals addressing (but not limited to):

  • Creating a culturally inclusive environment for students and stakeholders
  • Developing diverse teaching tools used to better prepare students on topics in business communication
  • Using specific delivery modes, such as online classes, hybrid classes, and face-to-face classes, in innovative ways to serve students’ needs that contribute to retention and engagement
  • Addressing the effects of culture and diversity on ethics in the classroom and the workplace
  • Creating a balance between recognizing individual cultural identity and promoting best business practices in a multicultural environment
  • Responding to challenges created by diversity and cultural (mis)understanding(s)
  • Devising cutting-edge approaches and strategies to shape and expand business communication and teaching
  • Designing and/or responding to innovative and emerging trends in the use of technology and visual communication

EIUC Global Campus Visual Contest: Diversity & Inclusion

Applied ICDThe Global Campus of Human Rights is glad to announce the launch of the fourth edition of the Global Campus Visual Contest, open to photographers and video-makers, professionals and amateurs, from any part of the world. It will be open from 1 March and will accept submissions through 4 May 2018.
The theme for 2018 is “Diversity and Inclusion”. Our societies are increasingly diverse in terms of values, beliefs not to mention characteristics like gender, sexual orientation, culture, language, and more. Evidence shows that by adopting and integrating inclusive practices and policies, and by managing them well, institutions and the people within them thrive. Through its official launch on the 1st March Zero Discrimination Day, the Global Campus Visual Contest would like to promote diversity and celebrate everyone’s right to live a full life with dignity without discrimination.
NOTE: Remember that the Center for Intercultural Dialogue has also organized a video competition, asking for answers to the question, What does intercultural dialogue look like? Please participate in the EIUC event, but remember to participate in ours as well!

Venice Academy of Human Rights 2018 (Italy)

Applied ICDEIUC has announced the launch of its 2018 Venice Academy of Human Rights, an international and interdisciplinary programme of excellence for human rights education, research and debate. It provides an enriching forum for emerging ideas, practices and policy options in the field of human rights. The Academy hosts distinguished experts to promote critical and useful research and innovation through the exchange of current knowledge.

The 2018 Venice Academy of Human Rights will focus on “Migration, Mobility and Diversity: New Horizons for Human Rights”. EIUC is honored to welcome back Professor François Crépeau, former U.N. Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants from 2011 to 2017, current Director of the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism at McGill University, Canada and recently appointed 2017-2018 International Francqui Professor at Université catholique de Louvain, to the Monastery of San Nicolò which he will act as the Academic and Scientific Coordinator of the Academy.

Early Bird: 11 April 2018
Registration Deadline: 23 May 2018

Global Pluralism Award 2018

AwardsThe Global Pluralism Award recognizes and supports the extraordinary achievements of organizations, individuals and governments who are tackling the challenge of living peacefully and productively with diversity. Pluralism, founded on respect for diversity, requires that human differences are protected and valued.

The Award is presented once every two years to individuals, organizations, governments and businesses of any nationality. Through their remarkable and sustained achievements, awardees contribute to building more inclusive societies in which human diversity is protected. The Award comes with financial support of $150,000 shared equally among three recipients, as well as global visibility and recognition. The nomination process closes on April 30th 2018.

KC18 Intractable Conflict Translated into Portuguese

Key Concepts in ICDContinuing translations of Key Concepts in Intercultural Dialogue, today I am posting KC#18: Intractable Conflict, which Andrew R. Smith wrote for publication in English in 2015, and which Susana Maria de Almeida Gonçalves  has now translated into Portuguese. As always, all Key Concepts are available as free PDFs; just click on the thumbnail to download. Lists of Key Concepts organized chronologically by publication date and number, alphabetically by concept, and by languages into which they have been translated, are available, as is a page of acknowledgments with the names of all authors, translators, and reviewers.

KC18 Intractable Conflict_PortugueseSmith, A. R. (2018). Conflito Intratável. (S. M. A. Gonçalves, trans). Key Concepts in Intercultural Dialogue, 18. Retrieved from:
https://centerforinterculturaldialogue.files.wordpress.com/2018/03/kc18-intractable-conflict_portuguese.pdf

If you are interested in translating one of the Key Concepts, please contact me for approval first because dozens are currently in process. As always, if there is a concept you think should be written up as one of the Key Concepts, whether in English or any other language, propose it. If you are new to CID, please provide a brief resume. This opportunity is open to masters students and above, on the assumption that some familiarity with academic conventions generally, and discussion of intercultural dialogue specifically, are useful.

Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz, Director
Center for Intercultural Dialogue


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