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

August 5, 2019 to August 9, 2019

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.

Rolling admission; application deadline is 5pm on Friday, July 19, 2019

Free One-Day Workshop: East Asian Buddhism and China's Environmental Challenges

April 13, 2019

The USC U.S. - China Institute is offering a complimentary one-day workshop at USC for educators. There is no cost to participate. All materials, refreshments, parking, and lunch will be provided. Click here to download the flyer.

East Asia: Origins To 1800

March 2, 2019 to April 27, 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 – 8 pm) and four Saturday sessions (9 – 3:30 pm) at USC starting on March 2, 2019. On-campus parking and refreshments will be provided.

This program is sponsored by the USC U.S.-China Institute and the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia

Online Seminar - Contemporary China

February 19, 2019 to March 26, 2019
 
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 teachers who live or work 30 miles away from the University of Southern California.
 
Application deadline: rolling acceptance until February 13, 2019.
 

Free One-Day Workshop: Japan Since 1945

December 8, 2018

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 from 1868 to 1945

November 3, 2018

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. 

The United States and Japan have been intertwined for more than 160 years as rivals and close partners. Our alliance today is one of the most enduring and important in the world. 

Contemporary China

October 9, 2018 to November 6, 2018
 
Application deadline: rolling acceptance until October 5, 2018.
 
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 teachers who live or work 30 miles from the University of Southern California.
 

East Asia Since 1800

September 15, 2018 to December 8, 2018

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. 

Exploring East Asian Visual Culture

July 30, 2018 to August 3, 2018

We are no longer accepting applications for this seminar. 

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 Radisson Hotel. Breakfast, lunch, and parking will be provided.

Free One-Day Workshop: Illuminating Modern Chinese History through Biography

April 21, 2018

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5pm on Tuesday, April 17

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