Teng Biao grew up in a rural village before attending law school at Peking University and focusing on human rights. While his early successes were lauded by the Chinese government, he was later abducted and tortured by police. He fled to the United States with his family and now teaches at Hunter College in NYC.
This is a peer-reviewed, interactive digital publication that includes articles, photo essays, and geo-quizzes that are applicable in the classroom.
This is an initiative of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute at Columbia University. Resources include online professional development for teachers and video lectures on Asian history, art, and geography.
This site offers several lesson plans on Japan that draw upon a range of historical source materials—including art, literature, memoir, interviews, and government documents—to teach Japanese history using pedagogical approaches that address national content standards and Common Core skills.
The Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE) has a wealth of multidisciplinary curricular materials on international topics, including "China's Cultural Revolution" and "Dynamics of the Korean American Experience."
Visualizing Cultures explores the potential of the Web for developing innovative image-driven scholarship and learning. Topical units focus on Japan in the modern world and early-modern China.
The National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA), the Committee on Teaching about Asia (CTA) of the Association for Asian Studies (AAS), and Asia for Educators (AFE) at Columbia University announce the establishment of annual Freeman Book Awards for new young adult and children’s literature. The awards recognize quality books for children and young adults that contribute meaningfully to an understanding of East and Southeast Asia. Awards are given in two categories: Children’s and Young Adult on the several countries of East and Southeast Asia.
Teaching About Asia (2007-2016)
USCI newsletter for educators.
Past Seminars (2007-2012)
A list of seminars the U.S.-China Institute has hosted over the years with the support of the Freeman Foundation.
Professor Margaret Lewis examined the US government's use of criminal prosecutions to address a broad "China" threat is at tension with the criminal justice system.
The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a webinar with David Zweig to look at how tensions between the United States and China have impacted scientific collaboration and research.
Bob Davis and Lingling Wei, authors of Superpower Showdown, will help us understand the ramp up of US-China economic tensions and the far-reaching consequences of the stand-off.