Intercultural Communication

J.F. Oberlin University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Intercultural Communication

  • Host University

    J.F. Oberlin University

  • Location

    Tokyo, Japan

  • Area of Study

    Anthropology, Asian Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Overview

    In this global era, we face the ever-increasing transnational flows of people, products, ideas, and practices; living across/between multiple cultures is becoming the norm for many of us. It is imperative, therefore, that we recognize our own cultural complexity as well as the need to function effectively in culturally diverse contexts. This course focuses on the role of culture in our everyday lives while cultivating intercultural awareness and communication skills. 'Japanese culture' will be a stimulating backdrop to our academic pursuits, but students will be exposed to other diverse cultures as well.