Welcome to the Intercultural Resource Center!
Intercultural Communication 101
SCI & Disability Resources
The center includes relevant links, case studies, and bibliographies. Each major
subject area is divided by a tab. Once you click on a tab, it will direct you a
list of topics. If you hover over a heading, it will give you a description of
material included within that heading. Once you click on the heading, it will
reveal one or more links of interest. If you have suggestions for links or
resources, please feel free to submit them to the Data Center.
In addition to training, one can build cultural competence through learning about one's own cultural identity and the culture of others.
A few suggestions are listed on this web resource.
Cultural Self-Awareness Activities:
Process of Cultural Conditioning
Add major cultural and religious dates to your calendar:
Use Outlook calendar Feature
Attend Heritage Month Activities:
Hispanic Heritage Month
African American Heritage Month
Asian-Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Attend Heritage Festivals:
European Ethnic Groups
Find the local Italian,
Greek, Polish, Irish, Russian,
or German Festivals in your area.
Latin American Heritage:
Cinco de Mayo
Dia de Los Reyes
Dia de Los Muertos
Chinese New Year
Mid-Autum or Moon Festival
Sakura (Cherry Blossom Festival)
African American Heritage :
Search for festivals or events for
Cuban, Dominican, Jamaican, Haitian,
Puerto Rican communities.
Watch movies about different ethnic groups:
The following list includes a good mix of films. Please read descriptions and
ratings and determine their appropriateness for you.
The Joy Luck Club
My Big Fat Greek Wedding
My Family/Mi Familia
Gangs of New York
The History Channel