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Teaching about East Asian Literature Workshop

For full-time high school teachers of English and World Literature:
The East Asian Studies Center at Indiana University is pleased to announce that applications for 2011 NCTA Teaching East Asian Literature in the High School Workshop is now available online. Now in its 13th year, the workshop will take place on the campus of Indiana University Bloomington July 10–15, 2011. The application deadline is March 7, 2011. For more details and for the application, please visit: (scroll down to the bottom for the application form).
Each day professors and experts will lead lectures and discussions of the literature and history of China, Japan, and Korea. Every afternoon a high school world literature teacher experienced in teaching East Asian literature will lead strategy sessions on how to teach the works at the high school level.
Participation includes:
· Set of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean literary works covered in workshop (mailed to participants prior to workshop)
· Free lodging at the Indiana Memorial Union Biddle Hotel
· At least one meal a day
· Certificate of completion
· Option to purchase three graduate credits from Indiana University at in-state rate
· $300 school resource-buying grant for purchasing East Asian literature for classroom use, provided upon completion of all requirements
· Access to curricular resources on the workshop’s Moodle website
Participants are responsible for a $60 registration fee, transportation to and from Bloomington, and any food that is not provided by the workshop.
Please direct questions to Cathy Gao (, Outreach Coordinator at the East Asian Studies Center.