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The Intercultural Learner @ Duke

September 27, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Speakers: Darla Deardorff, Ed.D.,Sarah Russell Ph.D., Bethzaida Fernandez, M.A., and Samira Wellemeyer, M.A.

What does it mean to be an intercultural learner? Interested in exploring the role of intercultural competence in academia? Intercultural competence is emerging as a key priority within higher education institutions around the world. Join internationally known intercultural expert Darla Deardorff, Ed.D. and Duke faculty and staff for a talk and panel discussion to engage with ideas such as the definition of intercultural competence; how it situates itself in academia and in practice; and how to foster and encourage intercultural learning at Duke and beyond. Panelists include Sarah Russell Ph.D., Bethzaida Fernandez, and Samira Wellemeyer.

This event is presented by the John Hope Franklin Center, Duke’s Intercultural Learner Initiative Committee, and hosted by the Association of International Education Administrators. A light lunch will be served. Parking is available in nearby Trent Rd. and Erwin Rd. parking decks. The series provides 1 hour parking vouchers to guests.