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Seminars

Teaching with East Asian Film

August 14, 2021

This free workshop for educators will look at key films and filmmakers from East Asia as well as provide ways in which films can be incorporated into the classroom.

Registration deadline: Wednesday, August 11

 

East Asian Food and Identity

July 22, 2021

This two-week course will look at the globalization and consumption of East Asian food. 

Application deadline: Sunday, July 18, 2021

Objects and Ritual in Japanese History

June 16, 2021

This course will use objects from art, industry, technology, and war to consider the richness of the Japanese past. From court ceremonies to samurai rituals on the battlefield, from daily gift exchanges to Buddhist mortuary markers, Japanese communities have expressed their dreams, fears, power, and imagination using material culture and rituals focusing on objects. Join us to explore Japan’s history through the study of things.

Application deadline: Sunday, June 13, 2021

 

Crossing Borders, Seeking Converts: Religion in East Asia

May 8, 2021

Free and open to all educators.

Educators interested in how religions travel and are adapted in East Asia should join us for this half-day workshop focusing on Buddhism in Japan and Christianity in China. We'll discuss the history of these belief systems in East Asia, looking at periods and places where they have been especially popular or influential. We'll talk about who was particularly drawn to these faiths and those who were particularly opposed to their adoption and spread. What role have these religions played in the lives of believers and communities?

Free Workshop - China’s Belt and Road Initiative in Action: Economic, Environmental, Social and Political Impact

April 10, 2021

The USC U.S.-China Institute is offering a free online workshop on the Belt and Road Initiative in Southeast and Central Asia. 

East Asia: Origins To 1800 (Spring 2021)

March 17, 2021 to May 12, 2021

This complimentary online seminar explores history and culture of East Asia and discusses ways to effectively incorporate it into your curriculum. This course is open to all teachers.

Application Deadline: rolling acceptance until Thursday, March 11, 2021

 

Contemporary China (Spring 2021)

February 2, 2021 to March 2, 2021

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.

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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.

 

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