Intercultural communication/ Comunicação intercultural


The course will cover the following topics and works in the order as presented below:


       Lost in Translation by Sofia Coppola

       Sapir and Whorf hypothesis and our perception of the world

       “Last.”, Ali Smith and cultural diversity encapsulated in language

       Etymology and culture

       Communication as an element of culture

       Models of intercultural communication

       Barriers of intercultural communication

       “Avó Lives Alone.” by Emanuel Melo and diasporas

       “Exile.” by Emanuel Melo and diasporas

       “Teach yourself Italian.” by Jhumpa Lahiri and acquiring culture through language

        The Global village

       “The Danger of a Single Story.” by Chimamanda Adichie and intercultural empathy

       “Heart is Where Home Was.” by Chimamanda Adichie and cultures within cultures

        "Runaway World."  (fragments) by Anthony Giddens, o mundo como uma aldeia global

       “Nadia’s Cake.” by Éilís Ní Dhuibhne cultures and folklore

       “Visby.” by Éilís Ní Dhuibhne and intercultural communication