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Seminars & Short Courses

This asynchronous 5-week workshop explores science fiction literature from China, from its roots in the earliest dynastic periods to twenty-first-century trends. With an eye toward the relationship between history and literature, teachers will look at how …

Webinars & Presentations

Consider the critical role of witness testimony for historical understanding through the short documentary, “The Silent Witness” and accompanying educators’ guide. Participants will preview the film produced by the Kunhardt Film Foundation, in which …

Webinars & Presentations

Legislative Systems in China in Comparative Perspective

Workshops

Join NCTA for a virtual workshop in memory of Arlene Kowal. Arlene was a passionate supporter of NCTA and the cross-disciplinary implementation of East Asia in the classroom. To honor her memory, we will hold our second virtual workshop on Teaching East …

Workshops

Join NCTA Princeton for two presentations exploring Japanese manga and film:

– “Manga and History, Manga and Form,” Brian Steininger, Associate Professor of East Asian Studies at Princeton.

– “Action Women in Contemporary …

Webinars & Presentations

A great poem can be the perfect primary source to introduce students to the social, political and human complexities of important historical periods. Join us for one or all of these webinars that feature Chinese poems in translation that can be integrated …

Webinars & Presentations

Economics Systems in China in Comparative Perspective

Book & Film Groups

Explore “Asia” in its many manifestations through the lens of Global Asias (the notion of studying Asia transnationally and transculturally through the movement of people, ideas, and culture across place and time). Through a curated series of online book …

Seminars & Short Courses

This asynchronous NCTA short course guides participants on an exploration of Chinese literature and culture through the lens of imagination and fantasy. This course will help teachers explore Chinese literature through a focus on the rich cultural …

Webinars & Presentations

The Program for Teaching East Asia and the Five College Center for East Asian Studies offers a webinar with Crystal Z. Lee, author of Kai the Dancing Butterfly. Join us to hear directly from the author about this beautifully crafted book that features the …

Seminars & Short Courses

Bushidō, warrior cult, ninjas, martial arts – these are all phenomena associated with Japan’s medieval past although they were, in fact, never really present in the period often referred to as such. During this course, we will take a critical look at some …

Seminars & Short Courses

This asynchronous NCTA short course guides participants on an exploration of traditional Japanese art and architecture through the lens of the aesthetic principles known as wabi and sabi. Four modules will explicate the historical origins of wabi and sabi …

Seminars & Short Courses

Over the course of four days, this virtual summer institute for middle school teachers will highlight the geography, cultures, religions, history, literature, and arts of East Asia, with a focus on ancient Chinese dynasties, feudal Japan, and the Silk Road.

Summer Residential Programs

From the mid-19th century on, East Asian women’s lives have been marked by modernizations, imperialism, revolutions, warfare, and new roles in the workforce and within the family home. Women claimed their autonomies and rights through different avenues, …

Summer Residential Programs

The East Asian Studies Center at Indiana University is hosting its annual week-long, intensive summer workshop for English and world literature teachers who are interested in incorporating Chinese, Japanese, and Korean literature into their curriculum. …