Wilkinson College Graduate Student Workshop
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 4-6:50PM
Laura Scudder Conference Room, Roosevelt Hall 121
What is Intercultural Communication?
In this workshop, Prof. Jia plans to talk about the following aspects of intercultural communication: 1. Its roots and history as an academic discipline; 2. Its basic concepts and theories; 3. Its applications. 4. its future research directions. Throughout the workshop, Prof. Jia will infuse his personal experience of intercultural communication with his own published research samples.
Wenshan Jia, Professor, Communication Studies
School of Communication
Ph.D. in Communication Theory and Method, University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.A. in Public & Interpersonal Communication, Bowling Green State University; Minor in Multicultural Counseling, Bowling Green State University; M.A. in Translation Theory and Practice, Xi'an Foreign Languages University; B.A. in English Language & Literature, Xi'an Foreign Languages University.
Wenshan Jia (Ph. D., University of Massachusetts at Amherst) specializes in Communication Theory and Methods with emphasis on Intercultural/Global Communication, more specifically on communication between East Asia and the West. He holds the Wang-Fradkin Professorship for 2005-2007, which is the highest award given by Chapman University for faculty research. He is the recipient of The Early Career Award from The International Academy for Intercultural Research, as well as several other awards for his scholarly publications. Jia has been acknowledged by a couple of student clubs at Chapman University for his contribution to global education and his impact on student academic experience. He often acts both as a professional reviewer as well as an expert on the related media both at home and abroad.