What is the latest on Hong Kong? Why do we care if Kim Jong-Un made an appearance? Did I hear that the prime minister of Japan resigned? Is Wuhan really over the pandemic?
With a 24-hour uninterrupted, busy news cycle, it can be difficult to stay updated on East Asia and to grasp the relevance of the news we see. This online program series will help teachers with a recap of how China, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan stand on the domestic and international stage, will provide a summary and the specific context of what happened in an East Asia country in the last few months, and will allow for a safe place for teachers to ask questions to a regional expert. Whether you closely follow East Asia or want to learn more about why you should be paying attention to it, this program will be a great occasion to deepen your knowledge and understanding.
Join the EARC and guest speakers from the faculty of the Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington for a discussion on the contextual relevance of recent and current events.