Video and Multimedia

Video 1: The Survivor’s Guide to Cross Cultural Communication

Description: In this TEDTalk, scholars Beatrice du Mesnil and Christine Naschberger of the Audencia Business School in Nantes, France, define and discuss intercultural communication.

Video 2: U.S., China Go Head-to-Head Over Currency Values

Description: This 2010 PBS Newshour report discusses President Obama’s meeting with Chinese President Hu Jintao in Seoul in which they discussed ongoing concerns over China devaluing its currency.

Video 3: A Tale of Two Political Systems

Description: In this TED Talk, Chinese investor and political scientist Eric X. Li challenges his audience to consider different ways to run a modern nation.

Video 4: Unconscious Bias

Description: In this PBS video, senior fellows of the American Leadership Forum discuss unconscious bias and how it influences our understandings, actions, and decisions.

Video 5: White Privilege Glasses

Description: This video from the Chicago Theological Seminary puts a spotlight on White Privilege in order to encourage dialogue about the racial divide in the United States.

Video 6: Tim Wise: On White Privilege

Description: Activist Tim Wise discusses the various ways in which White privilege marks the contemporary society of the United States.

Audio 1: Struggle for Smarts? How Eastern and Western Cultures Tackle Learning

Description: This segment from NPR’s Morning Edition considers cultural influences on education and how intelligence is defined and discussed.

Audio 2: Implicit Attitude Tests Reveal Buried Bias

Description: NPR’s Talk of the Nation explored a series of psychological tests that aim to reveal whether people who claim not to be prejudiced harbor unconscious biases. The series of tests being discussed can be accessed through this Harvard University resource.

Audio 3: China Cracks Down On Christians at Outdoor Service

Description: This 2011 Morning Edition report discusses the Chinese government's crackdown of Christians and other groups in China that challenge the Chinese authorities.

Audio 4: Hong Kong Marks 10 Years Under Beijing’s Rule

Description: In a 2007 episode of NPR’s All Things Considered, Martin Lee, a member of the Democracy Part in Hong Kong’s Legislative Council, analyzed the effectiveness of "one country, two systems."