Interview with D. Ray Heisey
Authors: Jack Linchuan Qiu a; Saskia Witteborn
Affiliation: a School of Journalism and Communication, The Chinese University of Hong Kong,
Publication Frequency: 2 issues per year
Published in: Chinese Journal of Communication, Volume 1, Issue 2 October 2008 , pages 131 – 137
Interview with D. Ray Heisey
Professor Heisey, thank you very much for accepting our interview request and making this exchange of ideas possible. Here are the
questions we would like to pose that shall be of great interest to our readers.[......]
An Eulogy to D. Ray Heisey
(Intended for a delivery at the International Academy for Intercultural Research July 2011
Annual Conference in Singapore) (posted with permission of Professor Jia Wenshan)
Wenshan Jia, Ph.D., Professor, International Academy of Intercultural Research Fellow
Department of Communication Studies
Orange, California USA
I feel so saddened as you all most probably are so, too, with the passing of D. Ray Heisey, a seasoned Research Fellow of the International Academy for Intercultural Research. Having taken account of all the[......]
Clever, Creative, Modest: The Chinese Language Practice by Hui-ching Chang:
A review, by Michael H. Prosser, Ph.D.
Chang, H-c. (2010) Clever, Creative, Modest: The Chinese Language Practice. Shanghai: Shanghai Foreign Language Education Press, 294 pp (Chinese Foreword and Introduction. References—pp. 275-289; Endnotes—pp. 290-294; No index).
Taiwan-born, Hui-ching Chang, Ph.D., Professor of Communication at the University of Illinois at Chicago, has been actively researching and publishing scholarly work about Chinese language, communication patterns, discourse, and Chinese relationship[......]
Obituary for D. Ray Heisey
“Time is running out.” D. Ray Heisey, Ph.D.
One of the last messages that I received from Ray Heisey, during his terminal illness with thyroid cancer, was this: “Time is running out.”He was trying to complete his final professional tasks and responsibilities before his anticipated death.I am pleased that I was able to assist him in condensing his essay, “Reflections on a Persian Jewel: Damavand College, Tehran” and to help get it published in the January 2011 issue of Journal of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies (in Asia)., Vol. 5,Numb[......]
Making the World Your Classroom: Bob Gibson, Sorenson Institute, University of Virginia [Reprinted with permission, Bob Gibson, Daily Progress, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA, Published: 2010: April 18,]
I feel like one of the luckiest students at the University of Virginia. Every semester for the past two years, I take a graduate course in the education school. This spring’s academic adventure is a fascinating study of schooling around the world in a new era of economic, cultural and political globalization. The class is all the more enlightening with its delightful foreign-born cohort o[......]
The Importance of Language to Intercultural Communication
From Li Mengyu and Michael H. Prosser, (forthcoming) Communicating Interculturally, Chapter 6, Bejing: Higher Education Press
Kenneth Burke calls humans symbol-makers, symbol-users, and symbol-misusers” and creators of the negative as a unique human characteristic. Intercultural communication is a kind of interpersonal interaction between groups of people from different cultural backgrounds. During the process, language has played a highly significant role and frequently causes the breakdown of many intercultural encounters. La[......]
The Influence of the Traditional Chinese Value Orientations on Contemporary Chinese Values
From Li Mengu and Michael H. Prosser (forthcoming). Communicating Interculturally, Chapter 5. Beijing: Higher Education Press
China is a country with an approximately five-thousand-year history, in which Confucianism has exerted a major influence in shaping its unique culture and values. Confucius (550-478 BC) and all his followers throughout the centuries have been very much concerned with the secular life of the real world or what Kwang-Kuo Hwang (2007) calls the “life world,” and the Chinese pe[......]
Time Perception in the Western Culture
From Li Mengyu and Michael H. Prosser (forthcoming), Communicating Interculturally, Chapter 5, Beijing, Higher Education Press
In a sense, time is a kind of philosophical issue, which has something to with the essence of human beings’ existence. The famous Greek philosopher Heraclites once compared time to a boy who was playing games. However, he regarded the boy not as an ordinary boy, but the authoritative king in the game. Thus, according to Heraclites’ interpretation, human beings were subordinated to time and time was the real king of the worl[......]
Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies warmly invites to you these upcoming events!
We warmly invite you to join us for three exciting upcoming events!
World Dignity University Initiative
We have big plans, and we would love to have you join us!
You are warmly invited to the launch of our World Dignity University initiative on the 24th of June! It will take place at the University of Oslo in Norway, 10.00-12.00, Klubben, 2nd floor, University Library Georg Sverdrups House, Blindern.
The World Dignity University will be an independent, collaborative education[......]
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Since my blog became truly international on February 23, 2011, when my former webmaster Wing moved it from a website registered in China to an international word press blog, today, it has now reached 43,555 hits, thanks to you. On February 22, before it moved to word press, as a website it had 120 posts from its development by Wing when he w[......]