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Seminars

Online Seminar - Two Koreas

October 15, 2019 to November 19, 2019

This 6-week online course will help you better understand North Korea and South Korea as two countries with a common past, divided only since 1945, and still stuck in the Cold War many years after the fall of the Soviet bloc. This course is open to teachers who live or work 30 miles away from the University of Southern California.

East Asia Since 1800

September 28, 2019 to November 18, 2019

Application Deadline: Sunday, September 15, 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 (5-8pm) and four Saturday sessions (9-3:30pm) at USC. On-campus parking and refreshments will be provided.

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

August 5, 2019 to August 9, 2019

We are no longer accepting applications at this time.

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.

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. 

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