Istanbul, Turkey

Multiculturalism and Diversity

when 13 January 2018 - 27 January 2018
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 EC
fee USD 690

Contemporary society is characterized by diversity, including racial, religious, cultural, and linguistic diversity. The aim of the course is twofold: (1) to examine varying forms of diversity and multicultural communities in literature and film and (2) to look at the relationship between language and culture.

Course leader

Dr. Filiz ÇELE
Dr. Ferma LEKESİZALIN

Target group

This course is open to undergraduate students who have completed their 1st year of studies and graduate students in the fields of Social Sciences, Humanities, Language and Literature, Cultural Studies.

Participation Limit: Up to 20 Students

Course aim

As for language and culture, the course discusses the relationship between “Nature”, “culture”, and “language”, with a focus on The Sapir-Whorf hypothesis “Linguistic Determinism” and “Linguistic Relativism”. It looks at words and cultural encodings, and the effect of the context of situation and context of culture on oral and written language. In addition, it examines how cultural identity evolves in multicultural/multilingual societies.

Fee info

USD 690: Program Fee Includes;
Tuition fee ( 50 hours of contact hours )
Course Materials
14 Nights Superior Hostel Accommodation in shared rooms
Free museum entrance cards
Two weekend sightseeing tours ( Bosphorus Boat Tour & Historical Peninsula )
Graduation Ceremony
Delightful Istanbul Program Amenities ( Bag, T-shirt, Notebook and Pens)
USD 640: Early registration fee : 640 USD