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Seminars

Free Workshop - Recovery and the Challenges of Success: Continuity and Change in Japan since 1945

October 24, 2020

The USC U.S. - China Institute, Japan Society New York, and National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) are offering a complimentary one-day workshop for K-12 educators on Japan’s rapid economic rise and continued success. 

Free Workshop - Making Japan Modern: Japan’s Rise and the Pacific War

October 3, 2020

Registration deadline is October 2, 2020

The USC U.S. - China Institute, Japan Society New York, and National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) are offering a complimentary one-day workshop for K-12 educators to look at how Japanese politics, economics, society and culture changed from the 19th into the mid-20th centuries.

East Asian Design: Architecture and Urbanism

October 13, 2020 to November 10, 2020

This complimentary online seminar will overview the multifaceted architectural and urbanist dimensions of East Asia - from its urban planning concepts and monuments, to construction techniques and aesthetic concepts.

 

Modern East Asia (Fall 2020)

September 23, 2020 to November 4, 2020

We are no longer accepting applications.

This complimentary online seminar offers in-depth presentations on the history and culture of East Asia since 1800 as well as aids K-12 educators incorporate these learnings into their curriculums. All instructional materials and discussions are online. 

 

Online Seminar - Crossing Boundaries in East Asia

July 27, 2020 to August 6, 2020

This complimentary seminar will focus on historical and current exchanges in popular culture, economics, diplomacy, food, and religion. Speakers will explore the transmission of Buddhism, the Korean wave in popular culture, China’s belt and road initiative to Central and Southeast Asia, and western music in China.

 

Online Seminar - Two Koreas

July 7, 2020 to July 23, 2020

This three-week intensive online course will help you better understand North Korea and South Korea as two countries with a common past, divided only since 1945, and still stuck in the Cold War many years after the fall of the Soviet bloc. 

One-day Workshop: What's at Stake in Xinjiang

May 9, 2020

The USC U.S. - China Institute is offering a complimentary online workshop featuring presentations by scholars with expertise on Xinjiang and Uyghur history, culture and life. 

East Asia: Origins To 1800 (Spring 2020)

March 7, 2020 to May 2, 2020

This complimentary seminar offers in-depth presentations on the history and culture of the region as well as aids K-12 educators incorporate these learnings into their curriculums.

 

Online Seminar - Contemporary China

February 4, 2020 to March 3, 2020

This complimentary online seminar explores many aspects of contemporary China. In addition to building a solid foundation of knowledge, the seminar discusses ways to effectively incorporate China into your curriculum. This course is open to all teachers. Click here for the flyer

Free One-Day Workshop: Contemporary Japan and U.S.-Japan Relations

November 16, 2019

The USC U.S. - China Institute, Japan Society New York, and National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) are offering a complimentary one-day workshop on Japan at USC for educators. 

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