Intercultural Engagement Symposium

Friday, September 06, 2019

8:00 AM2:45 PM

Hine Hall

Join us for an innovative symposium on intercultural competence and engagement. The event will feature a plenary talk by Stephanie Doscher, co-author of Making Global Learning Universal and the director of the Office of Global Learning Initiatives at Florida International University.

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Schedule of Events

8:00–9:00 a.m.
Registration and Breakfast

9:00 a.m.
Opening Remarks

9:45–10:45 a.m.
Connecting the Dots: Intercultural Competence, Local Engagement, and Global Learning
Plenary Talk by Stephanie Doscher, co-author of Making Global Learning Universal, Director of the Office of Global Learning Initiatives, Florida International University

11:00–11:45 a.m.
Concurrent Sessions

  • The Importance of Intercultural Competence in the Workplace
    Ulla Connor (Director of the International Center for Intercultural Communication, IUPUI), Joann Ingulli Fattic (former HR Director at Eli Lilly and Co.), and IUPUI alumni
  • Intentionality and Intercultural Engagement in the Local Community
    Chin-Sook Pak (Associate Professor of Spanish, Department of Modern Languages and Classics, Ball State University)

11:45–12:50 p.m.
Lunch and "I am IUPUI" Videos

1:00–1:45 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions

  • Engaging in Dialogue Across Differences
    Dan Griffith (Director, Conflict Resolution and Dialogue Programs, IUPUI)
  • Bullying Experiences of Muslims: A Qualitative Study
    Khadija Khaja (Associate Professor) & Wafa Alhajri, M.S.W. (School of Social Work, IUPUI)

2:00–2:45 p.m.
Combined Session

  • Multiculturalism, Inclusion, and the Human Library Project
    Andrea Copeland (Associate Professor, Library and Information Science, IUPUI), with International Student Panel