Beyond verbal communication in five languages
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For our last event of International Education Week, join Dr. Brender for some personal insights on understanding and interpreting non-verbal cues in Great Britain, Spain, Japan, China, and the U.S. Learn about differences in smiles, gestures, organization of ideas, and value-laden interactions.
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John Brender, Ph.D. is Director of the Center for Student Global Engagement for the Office of International Programs at Wayne State. He has taught Spanish, Japanese, linguistics, foreign-language teaching methods, and English as a second language. His research spotlights international student identity and values in the U.S. and experiences of Americans living abroad. Dr. Brender served as Director of the Confucius Institute at Wayne State from 2008-2021.
Catherine Allison Franklin