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Past Events: educators calendar

September 29, 2017 - 8:00am

This online book group will consider interviews conducted by Chinese writer Liao Yiwu that capture the changes and impacts of Deng Xiaoping’s reforms of the 1980s and 1990s.

September 28, 2017 - 8:00am

This course will explore Japan’s overlooked international relations with Asia and its encounters with the West before, during, and after the Tokugawa era (1600-1868). Participants will investigate teacher-developed lessons and primary sources to use in their middle and high school world history classrooms.

September 23, 2017 - 8:30am
Denver, Colorado

A one-day workshop designed to offer perspectives and resources for teaching Korean history and contemporary issues. Participants will consider how to engage students in exploring political ideology, economic development, and national identity on the Korean peninsula.

September 16, 2017 - 9:00am
Baltimore, Maryland

Designed as an introduction to the cultures of China, Japan, and Korea, this course will encourage both teaching and learning about East Asian political, social, and cultural history through written and visual primary sources

September 12, 2017 - 5:30pm
Murrysville, Pennsylvania

This evening course is an introduction to the cultures of China, Japan, and Korea, with special emphasis on the arts and ideas that have driven the development of these three countries today. 

March 31, 2017 - 3:00pm
Los Angeles, California

The USC Shinso Center for Japanese Religions and Culture revisits the world’s first modern novel, The Tale of Genji, and interpret it through the lens of today.

February 6, 2017 - 2:30pm
Fort Worth, Texas

An interdisciplinary seminar-style exploration of East Asian civilizations with emphasis on innovative pedagogical tools.

January 28, 2017 - 12:00am
Chicago, Illinois

The short-lived Tokyo magazine Provoke is now recognized as a major achievement in world photography of the last 50 years. Although it existed only for three issues and a mere nine months—November 1968 through August 1969—Provoke crystallized the best of progressive art photography and cultural criticism in Japan during the 1960s and early 1970s. This exhibition is the first anywhere in the world to provide a thorough history of the Provoke movement and to draw out the many connections between photography, political protest, and performance in postwar Japan.

January 27, 2017 - 3:00pm
Los Angeles, California

The USC Shinso Center for Japanese Religions and Culture presents Professor Fabio Rambelli (University of California, Santa Barbara) examining medieval Japanese Buddhist theories on the ontology of scriptures.

October 18, 2016 - 5:00pm
Seattle, Washington

The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies and Newspapers in Education present a workshop for teachers.

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