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Freeman Book Awards for Children’s and Young Adult Literature on East and Southeast Asia

August 4, 2017

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.

Asia in the US and California Educational Standards

December 3, 2014

Unlike many countries, the United States does not have a government mandated curriculum, nor mandatory performance or content standards or assessme

Language Arts Standards that can include Asian Materials

January 1, 2007

Standards adopted by the State of California where stories and other materials from Asia is appropriate.

World History Standards (National Center for History in the Schools)

January 1, 2007

National Center for History in the Schools Standards

History Standards Relating to China

January 1, 2007

China in the California History and Social Sciences Standards

History Standards Relating to Japan

January 1, 2007

Japan in the California History and Social Sciences Standards

Events

April 26, 2018 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute and USC professor Brett Sheehan for a discussion on the evolution of Chinese capitalism chronicling the fortunes of the Song family of North China under five successive authoritarian governments.

 

June 5, 2018 - 7:00pm
Los Angeles, California

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute, the East Asian Studies Center, and the USC School of Cinematic Arts for a screening of the 1993 Chinese film Woman Sesame Oil Maker (香魂女). It tells the story of a woman in a small village who buys a peasant wife for his mentally disabled son after her sesame oil business becomes unexpectedly successful. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the director, Xie Fei (谢飞).