1. This story is about a woman who had a religion which is Quaker,
blamed by Puritans, and she fight with the government controlled by
Puritans. Her name is Mary and was born in England, but she left
England because there were no religions freedom in home
April 26, 1913
A night watchman finds
body of Mary Phagan, a
teenage girl, in the basement
coal bin at the National
Several suspects are
arrested. One of them is a
black man named Jim
Conley. Another is the
Overcoming the Golden Rule:
Sympathy and Empathy
The Golden Rule
Do unto others as you would have others
do to you.
If I do not know how to treat you, then I will
treat you how I would want to be treated.
What is the problem with a rule like this?
1. What is sympathy?
Describe two advantages of sympathy.
Describe two disadvantages of sympathy.
2. What is empathy?
Describe the six steps in achieving empathy.
Why does that author suggest that it is better than sympathy?
Cross Cultural Communication
Ling 3600/ESL 3600
Discussion Questions for Wednesday May 19th and Monday May 24th.
Reading: Intercultural Communication: A Current Perspective by M.J. Bennett
(pp1-32 in Basic Concepts of Intercultural Communicati
A Town Called Rosewood (2 points)
What was the cause of the violence?
Harriet Jacobs Owns Herself (2 points)
Where and how did Harriet stay
Nightriding with the Klan (4 points)
Who is the Klan and what was their
A Town Called
1. The different between a stereotype and a cultural generalization is that
the stereotype is obsolete while the cultural generalization is
advanced. In a word, the stereotype is negative, the cultural
generalization is positive. Because the world become
Journal of Violations #1
Answering the phone with Hello or some other sort of greeting is a
common courtesy in the United States. Ever since I was little and learned telephone
etiquette, I learned that this was how you answer your phone when someone calls
What are the verbal codes for your native language? Think about the phonology,
morphology and syntax. It does not need to be a complete list, but think about what
things are specific to your native language that may be trouble for someone learning
A cultural incident refers to an encounter between two people of different cultures that
results in feelings of confusion, frustration, unease, and/or defensiveness in one or
both of the relevant parties.
The Type I and Type II incidents defined by Storti
Topic: an obsessional movie from France- PERFUME
Movies are important in our life. Watching movies can make me relax when I feel
tired from my studying life. Movies also give people what they want in their spiritual
life and real life-money! (Im sorry, no
Field experience #1
For field experience, I interviewed my friend who comes from Japan, his name is
Tomohiro. He is my first friend I made in America. This is his first year in America, I
and my friend invited him and his friends have a dinner with us. We
What are the main reasons behind why the people in these stories were intolerant of
those with a minority religion? What do you think motivates people to be intolerant
of a group that is different?
Can you think of an example of religious intolerance that
What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of sympathy? (use your own
words and give an example)
How do the six steps for achieving empathy help someone become less ethnocentric?
Give an example from current events (last 6 months) where a group of
If you could not attend the festival of colors and still want to do extra credit you can
watch this Frontline documentary about immigration.
You should compare and contrast immigration today with h
Mary Dyer left England because she was persecuted for her puritan faith
Mary attended weekly religious meetings led by Anne Hutchinson
The governor John Winthrop was afraid of what was happening in the meeting led
by Anne and when she died, he proclaimed
is intercultural communication
With someone sitting next to you,
discuss briefly the following questions
Why is intercultural communication difficult?
Definitions of Culture
Lustig and Koester: Culture is a learned set of shared perceptions about beliefs, values and
norms, which affect the behaviors of a relatively large group of people. (p.41)
Hoebel and Frost: Culture is an integrated system of learne
Field Experience Report and Feedback on Classmates Field
Experience Report You will need to write two 1.5-2-page field
experience report (typed, double-spaced). The report should
integrate at least one idea from our course readings. Be specific in
I used to read a book named The Chan's Great Continent The author of
this book is Jonathan D. Spence. The content of this book is about how
the foreigners think of China. It has another name called China in
Western Minds. At that time, Ch
Memoir of Language, Literacy and Culture
Each of you will write a memoir about yourself and your culture (not
to exceed 3000 words). This memoir will be divided into 3 sections:
Language, Literacy, and Culture. Each section needs at least 300
words to rec
1. Barnlund believes physical proximity in the recent past has
appeared to intensify the divisions among people rather than to
create a broader intimacy. (p36) What do you think? Agree
2. What does Barnlund suggest that we can do to about dif
Silencing of Mary Dyer
1. What was Marys connection with Anne Hutchinson?
2. Where was Mary when she decided to become a Quaker?
3. What did Pastor William ask Mary to do at the end?
No Promised Land
1. Why were the Missourian settlers upset about the Mo
From the first chapter I learn many useful and helpful things for me,
especially for a girl, who is studying aboard now. Actually, to elaborate it
by use my experiences, the first terrible thing I faced when I arrive the
U.S is my poor language skill, I c
Read the story "Nightriding with the Klan" (pg 102)
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Answer the following questions:
1. What is a hate crime?
2. How is this video similar
The transition shock talking in the essay is the culture shock. The culture
shock is a part of the transition shock. The essay just want to tell us that
we always face the shocks.
As Bennett said, culture shock bears a remarkable resemblance to the tens
Communication in a Global Village
Communication in a Global
Global Village neighbors who may
speak another language, have different
values, live at a different pace, interact
with a different script
More feasible now with technology
A Current Perspective
Intercultural Communication (IC)
Bennett frequently points out the questions
and issues central to intercultural
communication in this article.
What are some of the key elements discussed as
The Ballad of Leo Frank
Confederate states are in blue (11 states)
Union states are in red
Why things are bad in Atlanta in 1913
Low wages & poor working conditions
Economic and racial tension between the classes
Today, after I finished my class. I told one of my friends to call me. Because I have
some problem with my homework and I want to ask him. I asked him to call me at 3
pm. He is very kind and he called me on time. When I answered his call, I heard he