The author of the article, Flora Kashishian, was an international student from Iran in the
United States in the late 1970s
She spent a lot of time in her article talking about the merits of writing autobiographically
when it comes to intercultura
Research Paper Notes
In the United States, few attempts were made to create advocacy groups
supporting gay and lesbian relationships until after World War II, although prewar
gay life flourished in urban centers such as Greenwich Village and Harlem during
Intercultural Conflict and Communication
The gay culture in the United States is one that is very important for all of our
citizens to understand and appreciate. In many ways, the civil rights movement of our
generation centers on gay rights. H
Gay Culture in the
hardships faced by this
culture and ways cross-
Homosexuality considered mental illness
Arrest and police brutality
Loss of jobs and ostracism from families/
Intercultural Conflict and Communication - PCST-251-01
What about Female Genital Mutilation?
Richard A. Shweder
What do you know about Female Genital Mutilation or Female
Walk through the questions of proof
Turn in the whole transcription of questions and answers
Keep the readings we have done
Use the readings to construct the questions
Think about different ways to ask the qu
FINAL PAPER 8-12 pages total!
(ex. 2nd generation women from Mexico what time of difficulties do they
navigate the two cultures)
Proposals Due Next Week!
9-12 total questions you will ask them in our interview
Proposal 5-6 questions to ask
Peace Studies Notes 10/25/11
What is Conflict?
o Difference in ideas, decisions, morals, values, actions, etc.
Doing something with our friends that our parents do not approve of. Peer pressure.
o It is difficult to find a balance between group
Peace Studies Notes 9/27/11
What happens when there are multiple groups in a region and the government is arranging them. How does
the state government regulate the relationship between minority and majority groups.
Universal rights: rights that are gua
OperaSingapore. Presenting an idea of instant Asia to western tourists.
Thesis: the western culture attempt to define singapores culture and end up distorting their identity
He talks abut the opera and arts in Singapore.
It is western.
Peace Studies Midterm Review
Nandy Consumerism: Its Hidden Beauties & Politics
The World Film
Modern liberal capitalism empties the lives
of individuals who are then forced to
compensate for the emptiness by
participating in the culture of consu
Peace Studies 11/3/11
10-15 minutes for presentation.
PowerPoint for Presentationquestions, explanation, etc.
Translation as Filter (article)
o Translation is not defined as transfer from one language to another, it is a concept of transfer of ideas
Peace Studies 10/11/11
Questions that integrate everything in class Articles read, lecture, books, things discussed, and films
She will send out an email of sample questionsMonday
NO CLASS TUESDAY! 10/18
o Does this person provide knowledge?
Peace Studies 10/4
Do you consider yourself different than the average American? Do you consider
yourself different than the average Argentinean?
The history of Argentinean culturewhere did they come from?
Educational systemyour view Spa
1) Researchers have categorized cultures according to different characteristics they observed
(i.e power distance, individualism-collectivism, uncertainty avoidance, low context-high
context etc). Do you agree with these categories? Do you think they are