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Some Final Reflections: Towards an Understanding of Intercultural Communication in Spanish

Rosina Márquez Reiter

in Mediated Business Interactions: Intercultural Communication Between Speakers of Spanish

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637201
eISBN:
9780748651559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637201.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This final chapter examines segments of some of the calls in which intercultural issues surface and have an effect on the ensuing interaction. It also reports on some of the recurrent patterns ... More


Saving Business from Culture: Cross-Cultural Training and Multicultural Performances

Heather Hindman

in Mediating the Global: Expatria's Forms and Consequences in Kathmandu

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786515
eISBN:
9780804788557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786515.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Culture plays a central role in why workers go overseas and the challenges they encounter. This chapter looks at how the culture concept has been addressed within the business community and ... More


The Music between Us: Is Music a Universal Language?

Kathleen Marie Higgins

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226333281
eISBN:
9780226333274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226333274.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

From our first social bonding as infants to the funeral rites that mark our passing, music plays an important role in our lives, bringing us closer to one another. This book investigates this role, ... More


Where Three Worlds Met: Sicily in the Early Medieval Mediterranean

Sarah Davis-Secord

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501704642
eISBN:
9781501712593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704642.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Sicily is a lush and culturally rich island at the center of the Mediterranean Sea. Throughout its history, the island has been conquered and colonized by successive waves of peoples from across the ... More


The communicative strategies of ASEAN ELF users1

Andy Kirkpatrick

in English as a Lingua Franca in Asean: A Multilingual Model

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028795
eISBN:
9789882206922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028795.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the communicative strategies of English as lingua franca (ELF) speakers in Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries. It discusses different strategies, including ... More


Implications of the sociocultural brain

Shihui Han

in The Sociocultural Brain: A Cultural Neuroscience Approach to Human Nature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198743194
eISBN:
9780191840210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743194.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Chapter 9 discusses the implications of cultural-neuroscience findings for understanding of the biosocial nature of the human brain and the sociobiological nature of human culture. It examines how ... More


Musical Synesthesia

in The Music between Us: Is Music a Universal Language?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226333281
eISBN:
9780226333274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226333274.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

Musical experience tends to elicit a listener's imaginative projection of a full sensory “world” and transports us beyond the streams of auditory and tactile input to an impression of the larger ... More


Post-Nationalist American Studies

John Carlos Rowe (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224384
eISBN:
9780520925267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224384.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book seeks to revise the cultural nationalism and celebratory American exceptionalism that tended to dominate American Studies in the Cold War era. The goal of the book's chapters is for a less ... More


Introduction: Filming Russian Classics—Challenges and Opportunities

Alexander Burry

in Border Crossing: Russian Literature into Film

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474411424
eISBN:
9781474418454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411424.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents an overview of the history and process of transposing classic Russian literature into film, surveying the progress recent scholars of adaptation studies have made in overcoming ... More


Global Film Evangelism

Terry Lindvall and Andrew Quicke

in Celluloid Sermons: The Emergence of the Christian Film Industry, 1930-1986

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814753248
eISBN:
9780814765357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814753248.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores how producers realized that a media-saturated market in the US limited their appeal and envisioned multiplying their investments and effectiveness in communicating to the world. ... More


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