Intercultural Communication

Final Research Paper


Topic: Refugee Crisis in Europe

Length: 10 Pages (excluding cover page & bibliography)

Format: Double-spaced, Times New Roman 12-pt font, with 1” margin on all sides

Assignment Details:

In this assignment, you are expected to reflect on your understanding of how mass communication and mass media intersects with the concepts we have been discussing in class. Focusing on Ch. 10 (Immigration & Acculturation), 11 (Cultures within Cultures), 12 (Identity & Subgroups), and 13 (Contact between Cultures), discuss FIRST the relevance of these topics (4-5 pages)(you can pick or more than one chapter) in our current global scenario and THEN analyze the role of mass media (news coverage, social media, popular culture, etc) in highlighting the issues (5-6 Pages). BE CAREFUL NOT TO FOCUS ONLY on popular culture like film and television shows, but ALSO, to make reference to media coverage and social media when discussing the role of media.

Please email your topic (chapters) to me for approval BEFORE your start working on the assignment.


You are required to include a reference page (APA style), and also, use in-text citations, when required. You are expected to use both popular as well as scholarly sources. The reference page/s is not inclusive of the minimum length requirement (10 pages). When appropriate, also include images in the paper. Make sure you follow a proper essay format – introduction, body paragraphs, and conclusion. And don’t forget to include a creative title