Category Archives: CCR reflections

CCR in the news!

We were so pleased to see the partnership between Orebro University (Sweden), Stanford University (U.S.A), and the Khabarovsk State Academy of Economics and Law (Russia) in the news this week.  It’s great to see this cross-institutional collaboration, innovation, and hard … Continue reading

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Cultural Collision

In the CCR project, we talk most about “cross-cultural” or “intercultural” but the term “cultural collision” is on my mind a lot this week as I read through Anne Fadiman’s The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong … Continue reading

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Cultural Assumptions: Who are Stanford students?

With the International freshmen arriving, today, I thought that I’d share some demographic information that I received at Adviser Orientation yesterday. In the incoming class of 2014, 8.4% are international students, coming from 55 different countries. There are approximately 24 … Continue reading

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Skyping into the future?

For years now in the Cross-Cultural Rhetoric project, we’ve been using Marratech for our primary video conferencing platform.  We love the collaborative whiteboard feature, the ability to have multiple connections at once, and the fact that it has been available … Continue reading

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Welcome to the new Cross-Cultural Rhetoric Blog

Welcome to the new home of the Cross-Cultural Rhetoric Blog, a space for conversations and comments from people around the globe!

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