The informative and wide-ranging essays in this second volume of Borgo Perspectives on Intercultural Communication, by authors from Britain, Bulgaria, Germany, India, Russia and Spain, look at intercultural communication in action--whether in television or the movies, in the press, on the internet, in student life, in school, in the work of translators and interpreters, or simply in the attempt to communicate with "the Other."
The seventeen pieces include: FRANCIS JARMAN: Intercultural Communication; ARIT BREEDE: Studying Abroad to Encounter the Other?; VASCO DA SILVA: Qualitative Approaches to Students' Intercultural Experience; BERENIKE KUSCHEL, ELKE BOSSE & IOULIA GRIGORIEVA: Go. Intercultural!;
HELENA DRAWERT: Biographical Research; JOACHIM GRIESBAUM: Using Social Information and Communication Tools to Foster Intercultural Exchange and Learning; THOMAS MANDL: Encountering Others Online; MARIA MÖSTL, CHRISTA WOMSER-HACKER & JOACHIM GRIESBAUM: Self-Expression in Online Networks; FRANCIS JARMAN: The Hildesheim Intercultural Film Database;
ANNE-KRISTIN LANGNER: Casting Shows and Culture; MANJU RAMANAN: Growing "Other"wise; DETELINA METZ & MADELEINE DANOVA: Encountering the Other; HANSJÖRG BITTNER: Words and Phrases; JESÚS BAIGORRI JALÓN & CONCEPCIÓN OTERO MORENO: Understanding the Other; FRANCIS JARMAN: Put the Signs Up, Take the Signs Down;
EKATERINA SOFRONIEVA: In Quest of the Language Bridge; KLAUS SCHUBERT: Reducing Otherness. Francis Jarman has authored nine books for Borgo Press, including plays, a science fiction novel, a collection of essays, and three anthologies of essays by other writers. He lives and works in Germany.