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Love Premam Kaadhal

Love Premam Kaadhal

By Love Premam Kaadhal Podcast
Love Premam Kaadhal is a podcast about intercultural love, communication, and one couple's journey to gain a better understanding of each other's cultures. Each week, Newlywed hosts Maddy and Shijo discuss communication and their personal experiences as an intercultural couple discovering differences and similarities between the United States and India.
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High-Context vs. Low-Context & Married Life
In this episode, Maddy and Shijo introduce the second cultural dimension in the series: the high/low context dimension, and discuss how this affects their married life.  References Rogers, Everett M.; Hart, William B.; Miike, Yoshitaka (2002). "Edward T. Hall and the History of Intercultural Communication: The United States and Japan" (PDF). Keio Communication Review (24): 3–26. Leeds-Hurwitz, Wendy (1990). "Notes in the History of Intercultural Communication: The Foreign Service Institute and the Mandate for Intercultural Training". Quarterly Journal of Speech. 76 (3): 262–281. doi:10.1080/00335639009383919. Croucher, S. M., Bruno, A., McGrath, P., Adams, C., McGahan, C., Suits, A., & Huckins, A. (2012). Conflict styles and high–low context cultures: A cross-cultural extension. Communication Research Reports, 29(1), 64-73. Kapoor, S., Hughes, P. C., Baldwin, J. R., & Blue, J. (2003). The relationship of individualism–collectivism and self-construals to communication styles in India and the United States. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 27(6), 683-700.
March 25, 2021
Our Individual and Collective Tendencies
In this episode, Maddy and Shijo introduce the first concept in a new series on cultural dimensions: Individualism and Collectivism, what it looks like in their cultures, and how it affects their relationship! Find out where your country scores on the Individualism/Collectivism scale and other dimensions:   References Hofstede, G., Hofstede, G. J., & Minkov, M. (2005). Cultures and organizations: Software of the mind (Vol. 2). New York: Mcgraw-hill. Rao, R. N., & Thombre, A. (2014). Intercultural communication: the Indian context. SAGE Publications India. 
March 12, 2021
Co-cultural Theory: Insights from an international student
In this episode Maddy and Shijo discuss co-cultural theory, “living the Hollywood moment”, and how to bring a little bit of home abroad! References Griffin, E., Ledbetter, A., & Sparks, G. (2019). A first look at communication theory. McGraw Hill Education Racial, ethnic diversity increases yet again with the 117th Congress Supreme Court Demographics ABA Congress Demographics presentation Gender Diversity in the 117th Congress Religious Composition of Congress Urban, E., & Orbe, M. P. (2007). “The syndrome of the boiled frog:” Exploring international students on US campuses as co-cultural group members. Journal of Intercultural Communication Research, 36(2), 117-138. What You Need to Know About Co-Cultural Theory Mark Orbe on Co-Cultural Theory Part 1 Mark Orbe on Co-Cultural Theory Part 2
February 27, 2021
Postcolonialism in USA and India
In this episode, Maddy and Shijo dig into the colonial histories of their countries, postcolonial theory, and how both these things impact their cultures today. References (2012). British colonial America. Oxford Reference. Retrieved 27 Jan. 2021, from Shome, R., & Hegde, R. S. (2002). Postcolonial approaches to communication: Charting the terrain, engaging the intersections. Communication theory, 12(3), 249-270. Rao, R. N., & Thombre, A. (2014). Intercultural communication: The indian context. SAGE Publications India. Information on MMIW Indigenous Peoples timeline 400 years since slavery: a timeline of American history: Black History Milestones: Timeline African American Studies Research Guide: Milestones in Black History Tracing the multi-billion dollar fairness cream market in India British Raj: Indian & Pakistani History Government of India Act of 1858 The Coming of Europeans to India,used%20to%20preserve%20the%20food.
February 15, 2021
Intercultural Communication & Us
In the debut episode of Love Premam Kaadhal, Maddy and Shijo discuss the definition of culture, their own experiences of it, and their relationship journey from dating to married life! Follow us on social Media! Facebook: Instagram: Twitter: References Rao, R. N., & Thombre, A. (2014). Intercultural communication: the Indian context. SAGE Publications India.
February 2, 2021
Love Premam Kaadhal - Trailer
Introducing our new podcast, Love Premam Kaadhal! A podcast about our journey to communicate better as an intercultural couple while helping to educate others!
January 25, 2021