Auburn U Job Ad: International Education (USA)

Job adsInternational Education Specialist, Auburn University at Montgomery, Alabama. Open until filled, posted August 14, 2018.

Among other duties:

Provides advising, administrative, and logistical support to students, faculty, and staff for study abroad programs.

Designs and implements a comprehensive study abroad program for AUM , to include individual student programs; faculty-led, Exchange Student and prestigious scholarships.

Leading Intercultural Dialogues with High School Students

Applied ICDRafuls, Maylen. (26 June 2018). Cultural dialogue leads to empathy in Toulouse. CIEE Global Navigator: High School Study Abroad.

This article provides useful details about how to lead discussion of intercultural dialogue at the high school level, based on the work of Isabelle Jaffe, Director of CIEE Toulouse, with the High School Summer Abroad Program. She “facilitates cultural reflection by providing a space in which students can discuss new experiences and cultural differences and their reactions to them.” Others could learn from her experience.

Additional resources on holding intercultural dialogues: Constructing Intercultural Dialogues includes case studies on Intercultural Dialogue as an Activity of Daily Living, “America the Beautiful,” The Privilege of Listening First; and Key Concepts in Intercultural Dialogue includes Dialogue as a Space of Relationship.

CFP Out-of-the-Box Student Travel

Publication OpportunitiesCall for Chapter Proposals: Designing, Teaching, Leading, & Theorizing Out-of-the-Box Student Travel (Domestic or Int’l). Editors: Irina Gendelman and Jeff Birkenstein.

This collection will attempt to cover a variety of possible travel models, both international and domestic. Topics may include, but are not limited to:

–       History and culture of places through (Slow) food;
–       Exploring place through psychogeography and derive;
–       Finding and documenting insurgent and reclaimed public spaces;
–       Slow travel, being a flâneur in the 21st Century;
–       Deconstructing the myths of historical markers and heritage sites;
–       Photography, video, and other digital means of (re-)producing travel;
–       Sustainability of travel.

Abstract of 500 words are due on November 1, 2018. Please send your proposals to Irina Gendelman.

Loyola Marymount U Job Ad: Study Abroad (USA)

Job adsDirector of Study Abroad, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA. Deadline: Open until filled, posted July 27, 2018.

Loyola Marymount University seeks a Director of Study Abroad to oversee, develop, promote and evaluate a wide range of study abroad and international experiences for LMU and non-LMU students. The Director is responsible for developing and implementing strategic initiatives that directly align study abroad programming with the university’s academic objectives, mission, and vision for comprehensive internationalization. Partnering with faculty, staff, and senior administrators, the Director will work to deepen the students’ academic experience through curricular integration of international opportunities.

EIUC Summer School in Cinema Human Rights & Advocacy 2018 (Italy)

Study AbroadEIUC is glad to announce the 13th edition of the Summer School in Cinema Human Rights and Advocacy (August 27-September 5, 2018), a training initiative developed by EIUC and CHRA dedicated to graduates, professionals of the human rights, media, NGO and advocacy sector and anyone who uses or is interested in using audio-visual media as a tool for promoting social change are encouraged to apply to the Summer School.

Early Bird: 9 May 2018
Registration Deadline: 31 July 2018

The 13th edition of the Summer School in Cinema Human Rights and Advocacy is a training initiative jointly developed by EIUC and CHRA. The 10-day intense training is aimed at young professionals wishing to broaden their understanding on the connections between human rights, films, digital media and video advocacy, to share ideas and foster participatory and critical thinking on urgent human rights issues, debate with experts and filmmakers from all over the world during the 75th Venice international Film Festival and learn how to use films as a tool for social and cultural change.

The Summer School offers an exciting programme of lectures, film screenings, discussions and working groups that combine human rights expertise, media studies and video advocacy strategies. The eight sessions develop issues relating to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights illustrated in Films, a History of Human Rights Cinema, Freedom of Expression and Censorship, the Role of the Media in Advancing Human Rights Causes, the Use of Video in Human Rights Documentation and Advocacy, Production and Distribution of Human Rights Films and Social Documentaries, The Role of the New Media during Conflict, Documentary Film Project Development. Each module is illustrated by film or documentary screenings.

Clemson U Job Ad: Director of Education Abroad (USA)

Job adsDirector of Education Abroad, Clemson University, South Carolina. Deadline: Open until filled, but review begins April 6, 2018.

Clemson University is seeking an international education leader to join in moving the edge of innovation in education abroad programming. Located in the upstate of South Carolina within a region characterized by global industry and foreign direct investment, Clemson has recently reinvigorated its commitment to global learning and reorganized the Clemson Abroad office to provide the infrastructure to expand into new models of global engagement including internships, research and virtual exchange/COIL. This reorganization effort has led to a 34% increase over the last 4 years with approximately 1500 students traveling abroad annually through faculty-led, exchange and third-party programs that include service, work and internship opportunities. The new Director of Education Abroad will provide administrative, operational and programmatic leadership to a team of education abroad professionals within the Clemson Abroad Office.

Cagli Project Study Abroad 2018 (Italy)

Study AbroadIn it’s 15th year the Cagli Project brings students to Cagli, Italy, to raise intercultural competence and communication skills matched to a deep dive into Italy, from Rome to Cagli to discover the “real Italy” and learn about global citizenship. In cooperation with Sapienza University of Rome and the Institute for Education in International Media. Application deadline: February 28, 2018 (rolling admission possible after that if program is not full).

Group Photo Cagli Project

The Cagli Project is a deep cultural immersion that begins in Rome and moves into the beautiful Italian medieval “city” of Cagli in the Apennine Mountains and the Renaissance cities of Urbino and Gubbio. Students will be on the ancient Via Flaminia from Rome to the Adriatic Sea, where this unique opportunity will provide the tools to acquire practical language and transmedia skills while using proven cultural immersion techniques.

The ability to assimilate quickly and hone in on another culture’s values are indispensable tools for anyone preparing for a career in a world where globalization and multiculturalism are becoming increasingly important. At the micro level, students will learn how to read another culture on their own terms. At the macro level, students will be ready to become facilitators in the intercultural dialogue that the modern world requires. Journalism students will learn a “backpack style of journalism being a journalist on-the-go, and using a documentary.

Travel & Internship Program (New Zealand)

Study AbroadNew Zealand National Expedition and Internship Program for Communication students. Program dates: June 11 – July 20, 2018. Application deadline: March 15, 2018

Massey University’s National Expedition and Internship Program is open to undergraduate students from any university wishing to study, travel, and intern in New Zealand for 6 weeks in June-July 2018. The program is organised by the ACEJMC-accredited School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing, and it begins with the two week ‘Image and Identity Tour’ which takes students across both Islands to delve into how successful the brands and images of the tourism industry are at capturing the attention of people new to the country and culture.

The tour finishes in the capital city of Wellington where students stay to complete a four week internship working on real world problems relevant to their degrees in Journalism, Media Studies, Public Relations, Advertising, Marketing, Communication, or related areas.

Some students might alternatively be interested in joining the Creative Expression and Digital Media cohort – another track of the National Expedition and Internship Program open to students in Theatre, Scriptwriting, Creative Writing, Publishing, Media Studies, and Digital Media Production majors.

Study Abroad in Northern Ireland: Peacebuilding through Storytelling & Dialogue

Study AbroadSpecial Opportunity for short term study in N. Ireland: Peacebuilding through Storytelling and Dialogue in Northern Ireland. Application deadline: November 30, 2017.

This unique course is designed to learn how communication through storytelling and dialogue can lead to Peace in a highly divided society. Students will work with former combatants to share stories and to develop healing and ethical remembering in the process to transforming the culture of Northern Ireland.

Building on Transmedia Skills including, photography, blogging, journaling and interviewing, students will be engaged in documenting this arduous but transformative process.  This cultural immersion process will have many take-away skills including intercultural competence and communication skills enhancement, peace and conflict negotiation, healing and ethical remembering.

Open to all undergraduate and graduate students

Class meetings will take place in Derry, Northern Ireland December 31, 2017 – January 15, 2018.  Course materials will be placed online with discussion opportunities and there will final material due at the conclusion of the course

Study Abroad: London & Iceland 2018 (Radford U)

Study AbroadStudy Abroad in London and Iceland for Communication students (undergraduate or graduate) interested in studying Media and Society or Intercultural and International Communication in London and Iceland during summer 2018.  This is a three-week program (Approximately May 14 through June 6) where students experience the cultures first hand through visits to television and movie studios, live performances, guest lectures from professionals, and guided tours of museums, and historical venues.

The program is sponsored by Radford University and taught by Matthew Turner, Associate Professor of Communication.  The application deadline is October 31.