Seminars & Short Courses

Asia at the Crossroads: Lessons from History

This seminar is focused on Asia at the crossroads, both historically and in terms of thinking about its incorporation into our K-12 curriculum. The topics we examine include religion and Eastern philosophies, early civilization and the China model, war and military history, the Mongols, the legacies of empire in Burma/Myanmar, the visual arts, and more contemporary topics on pop culture and sports.