Media Week

Hi guys,

How is everyone? Things here are busy busy busy. The media week I mentioned in my last post is full underway and it’s taking up most of my time. The Hochschule Fulda has hired three social media experts from Berlin to help us design a website, facebook page, twitter page, etc dealing with the topic of cultural secrets. . This is the first time the University has done such a project for ICEUS, so the whole thing is sort of an experiment. But anyway, my group is focusing on secrets and international food (surprise surprise). So far we have made a facebook survey (thanks if you’ve filled it out!) and have been working on a quiz to put on the website. We are also going to go to various ethnic restaurants around town tomorrow and Thursday to interview the owners/workers about the food they serve in Germany vs. in their home country, which I think could be very interesting and fun. Our final plan (for now) is to make a “how to guide” of video clips and articles including things likeĀ  “how to eat spaghetti the italian way” or “how to tell the difference between a cupcake and a muffin.”

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