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Lecturer in Festival and Event Management
Lecturer in Intercultural Communication
Kerr, G., & Amakobe, W. (2014). Dissemination of Solar Energy Technologies for Rural Electrification in Kenya – Challenges & Opportunities. African Centre for Technology Studies
Understanding the challenges and opportunities in the solar energy technology value chain is essential for key actors in order to disseminate these technologies for rural elec...
Zhou, V. X., & Pilcher, N. (2017, June). A 'third space' perspective on intercultural dialogue. Paper presented at 17th International Association for Languages and Intercultural Communication (IALIC) annual conference - Interrogating the 'Third Space': Negotiating meaning and performing 'culture', Edinburgh Napier University
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Zhou, V. X. (2012, May). Acculturation as storied cultural learning experience. Paper presented at Narrative Matters 2012 – Life and Narrative, Paris
In intercultural communication studies, acculturation is a popular topic that addresses the process through which individuals acquire new cultural patterns through intercultur...
Associate Professor in Intercultural Business Communication
Lecturer in Languages and Intercultural Communication
Lecturer in Intercultural Business Communication
Wilkinson, J. (2019). Dialogicity, monologicity and the crisis of hospitality in Elfriede Jelinek's Die Schutzbefohlenen. Austrian Studies, 26, 91-105
This article argues that the combination of dialogicity, monologicity and polyphony in Jelinek’s play Die Schutzbefohlenen [Charges] serves to present Austria and the EU’s so-...
Zhou, V. X., & Pilcher, N. (2018). Tapping the thirdness in the intercultural space of dialogue. Language and Intercultural Communication, 19(1), 23-37. https://doi.org/10.1080/14708477.2018.1545025
In this paper, we explore intercultural communication as dialogue occurring in a third space. Through seven students' reflective essays on group-based intercultural learning, ...
P. Stanley, & G. Vass (Eds.), (2018). Questions of culture in autoethnography
Autoethnography allows researchers to make sense of the ‘ethno’ – the cultural – by studying their own experiences – the ‘auto’. It links the self to the cultural, allowing fo...
Stanley, P. (2017). The two cultures in Australian ELICOS: Industry managers respond to English language school teachers. English Australia Journal : the Australian Journal of English Language Teaching, 33(1), 28-42
This article reports on a qualitative study that sought to understand managers’ perceptions of teachers’ professional identities in the Australian ELICOS sector. The study fou...
Stanley, P., & Stevenson, M. (2017). Making sense of not making sense: Novice English language teacher talk. Linguistics and Education, 38, 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.linged.2017.01.001
This qualitative study critically examines the intelligibility of the teacher talk of novice native speaker English language teachers. It focuses on difficulties teachers face...
Stanley, P. (2017). A Critical Auto/Ethnography of Learning Spanish: Intercultural Competence on the Gringo Trail?. Taylor & Francis
The premise that intercultural contact produces intercultural competence underpins much rationalization of backpacker tourism and in-country language education. However, if in...
Stanley, P. (2015). Writing the PhD Journey(s): An Autoethnography of Zine-Writing, Angst, Embodiment, and Backpacker Travels. Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, 44(2), 143-168. https://doi.org/10.1177/0891241614528708
Doing PhD is a “black box.” While inputs, outputs, and milestones are visible, there is a sizeable gap in our understanding of candidates’ lived experiences. This may cause so...
Stanley, P. (2013). Lessons from China: Understanding what Chinese students want. English Australia Journal : the Australian Journal of English Language Teaching, 28(2), 38-52
Students from the People's Republic of China are the single largest cohort of international students in Australia, and although attempts have been made to understand their nee...
Stanley, P. (2013). A critical ethnography of 'Westerners' teaching English in China: Shanghaied in Shanghai. Taylor & Francis
Tens of thousands of Western ‘teachers’, many of whom would not be considered teachers elsewhere, are employed to teach English in public and private education in China. Littl...
Stanley, P., & Murray, N. (2013). ‘Qualified’? A framework for comparing ELT teacher preparation courses. Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 36(1), 102-115. https://doi.org/10.1075/aral.36.1.05sta
There is no standard via which to measure the ‘qualified’ English language teacher in a way that is meaningful to institutions seeking to employ teaching staff. This is signif...
Stanley, P. (2012). Superheroes in Shanghai: constructing transnational Western men's identities. Gender, Place and Culture, 19(2), 213-231. https://doi.org/10.1080/0966369x.2011.573141
This article examines the ‘superhero’ phenomenon, in which Western masculinity is constructed differently in East Asia than in Western countries. This produces an imagined, Oc...
Zhou, V. X. (2010). Becoming an independent learner through cultural transitions. In F. Su (Ed.), Chasing the Dream: Chinese Learning Journeys, 89-103. Chasing the Dream: Chinese Learning Journeys: Trentham Books
The Business School
6 March 2019 - 4 June 2019