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Seminars

Online Seminar - Crossing Boundaries in East Asia

July 27, 2020 to August 6, 2020

We are no longer accepting applications for this seminar.

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. 

Free One-Day Workshop - Japan after 1945: New Alliances and New Thinking

October 26, 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. 

Online Seminar - Two Koreas

October 15, 2019 to November 19, 2019

This 6-week 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. 

East Asia Since 1800

September 28, 2019 to November 18, 2019

Application Deadline: Sunday, September 15, 2019

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. The course consists of three Monday evening sessions (5-8pm) and four Saturday sessions (9-3:30pm) at USC. On-campus parking and refreshments will be provided.

Gender and Generation in East Asia: From Ban Zhao to Crazy Rich Asians

August 5, 2019 to August 9, 2019

We are no longer accepting applications at this time.

The USC U.S. – China Institute and the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) are offering a complimentary five-day residential summer seminar at USC for educators. Participants will have the option of commuting to USC and receiving a $250 stipend, OR be housed (double-occupancy) at the USC Hotel (must live at least 30 miles away from USC). Breakfast, lunch, and parking will be provided. Click here to download the flyer.

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