Lecture and Discussion Series in Digital Interculturality
Winter Semester 2023/24 (Oct 2023-Dec 2023)
8 online sessions live, once a week, Friday 12:00-13:30 CET
5 asynchronous sessions
Illustration by Akemi Paz
Commencing on October 27 and concluding on December 15, 2023, we are pleased to announce a weekly Lecture and Discussion Series in collaboration with esteemed universities worldwide, including the Universities of Jena, Mainz, and Potsdam (Germany), Limerick (Ireland), Salvador (Brazil), Urbino (Italy), and Vienna (Austria).
🌐 Exploring Digital Interculturality: A myriad of intercultural interactions of various kinds have now become an everyday experience, mediated digitally via screens. This reflects a need for the extension of the understanding of intercultural communication. We suggest the term digital interculturality, seeing this as the hyper interculturality of the digital world with its potential for a vast variety of new and diverse connections, a web of digital uncertainty in which interculturalities are constantly transformed into more certain culturalities.
📚 A Multifaceted Approach: The programme draws on the multidisciplinary expertise of international university teachers. With diverse perspectives, we will examine this phenomenon from a variety of angles.
🌍 Connecting Students Globally: Beyond lectures, we are creating an engaging online space where students from various third-level educational contexts may interact with one another in relation to the examined topic.
🗓️ What to Expect: The series consists of eight live online lectures coupled with discussion sessions, and a number of asynchronous recorded lectures, upon which students may also engage in discussion.
🎓 Earn Credits Towards Graduation: For participating students there is an exciting opportunity to earn credit points towards the completion of your studies. Register in your university’s course catalogue or contact us for a certificate of participation: email@example.com
|Fergal Lenehan||University of Jena, Germany||Intercultural New Media Studies and Postdigital Cosmopolitanism||27.10.2023|
|Luisa Conti||University of Jena, Germany||Online Tribalism: Hate Speech and Community Formation||03.11.2023|
|Claus Ehrhardt||University of Urbino Carlo Bo, Italy||Politeness in Digital Communication||10.11.2023|
|Savio Siqueira||Bahia Federal University/CNPq (Brazil)||Virtual English as a Lingua Franca (VELF), Critical Interculturality and Decoloniality: How Can we Build Such Bridges in the ELT Classroom?||17.11.2023|
|Milene Mendes de Oliveira||University of Potsdam, Germany||Simulation Games and Intercultural Interaction in Video-Conferencing Contexts||24.11.2023|
|Maria Rieder, Anita Barmettler and Marta Giralt||University of Limerick, Ireland||The use of Virtual Exchange in digital and intercultural competence education||01.12.2023|
|Nadine Thielemann and Martina Berrocal||Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria and
|#Turow – Debating the Mine on Twitter: National and Transcultural Discourses on Social Media||08.12.2023|
|Roman Lietz||Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany||Social Cohesion and Identity Construction in Online Fandoms||15.12.2023|