Hiroshima JALT:

Media and Foreign Image Building

Date: Sunday, January 21st, 2007 Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Speaker: Yasuhiro Inoue (Hiroshima City University)

How do we build and hold images of foreign countries? This presentation will explain the effects of media content on foreign image building by taking a Japan-US case as an example.
1. Media content: Necessarily biased.
2. Effects of the media on foreign image building.
3. Results of empirical studies.
4. Can we break stereotypes of foreign countries? (if time allows)

The second hour of the meeting is reserved for "My Share". Bring 10 copies of your favorite activities to share at the meeting.

Organization: Hiroshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching (Hiroshima JALT)

Cost: JALT Members: free
Non-members: 500 yen

Venue: Bluestone, 3-8 Hatchobori (5F above Poplar across the street from Cusco Cafe)

Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan


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