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Posted on November 13th, 2023 in Events by Miriam Maddox

A New Partnership, Global Perspectives, and Insights from the Conference In a groundbreaking collaboration between the International Center for Intercultural Communication (ICIC) and the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, the 9th Intercultural Rhetoric and Discourse Conference, held on October 5th–7th, was a celebration of multidisciplinary dialogue, global collaboration, and impactful engagement. This year’s conference coincided …

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Posted on April 11th, 2023 in Events by Miriam Maddox

ICIC is hosting the 9th Intercultural Rhetoric and Discourse Conference this October. The Call for Papers is currently open, and we are now accepting abstracts through May 15th. Please consider a proposal, or share with your colleagues who may be interested. Looking forward to gathering this fall!  

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Posted on April 10th, 2023 in Events by Matthew Hume

One of the things that makes ICIC and IUPUI truly special is an ongoing commitment to learning through internationalization, including exchanges for international students and educators. This March, ICIC led an exchange program, “Using Service-Learning to Teach 21st Century Skills to English Language Learners,” bringing 25 TESOL educators from 24 different countries to Indianapolis for …

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Posted on April 10th, 2023 in Events by Miriam Maddox

Visiting the United States is one of bucket lists, and I got a privilege to visit Indiana for learning about Using Service-Learning (SL) to Teach 21st Century Skills to English Language Learners and immersing with the US culture. We learned three big ideas—Global competency in the 21st century, benefits of SL in English Education, and …

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Posted on April 10th, 2023 in Events by Miriam Maddox

When I received the first e-mail notifying me that I was nominated for an in-person exchange program in the U.S. I jumped from my chair with a huge smile and put my hands on my head and just said: Thanks God! This can be only you! I thought this would be just another exciting trip …

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Posted on April 10th, 2023 in Events by Miriam Maddox

Hello, everyone! I am Sita from Nepal. I am still wonder how fast I passed 21 days in U.S. I vividly remember the event that I met Miriam at Indy airport. She is really great lady with big heart and genuine personality. All the sessions were memorable. I enjoyed the site visits, cultural show, live …

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Posted on April 10th, 2023 in Events by Miriam Maddox

Hello everyone! My name is Erkan and I am from Turkiye. We are told to write a blog no more than 500 words. I had been in Indy for two weeks. Let alone 500 words, I don’t think that there are any words to describe this amazing experience. I actually don’t want to mention about …

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Posted on April 10th, 2023 in Events by Miriam Maddox

I would like to share my experience in the in-person exchange program “Using Service-Learning to Teach the 21st Century Skills”. It was one of the best experiences I have had in my life. We have met different professors who had presented service-learning in a completely different way. We had the chance to meet professors who …

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