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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

January 17, 2019 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

One of the most influential modern Chinese writers and the author of Lust, Caution, Eileen Chang passed away in Los Angeles in 1995. After her death, Dominic Cheung, Professor Emeritus at USC, took care of her sea burial in San Pedro and set up the Eileen Chang Special Collection in the East Asian Library at USC in 1997. Cheung will discuss these experiences as a part of the lecture series titled Los Angeles and Shanghai: The USC Nexus.

January 24, 2019 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a book talk with journalist and author Leta Hong Fincher. Betraying Big Brother is a story of how the feminist movement in China against patriarchy could reconfigure the country and the rest of the world.