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Book & Film Groups

Join NCTA for an engaging book talk with graphic artist Mark Crilley as he shares his captivating graphic novel, “Lost in Taiwan.” Designed specifically for K-12 educators, this innovative work takes readers on an immersive journey through the vibrant …

Workshops

Join art historian Melanie King for a continuation of the introductory to East Asian visual culture workshops. These 90-minute, stand-alone sessions will each have a unique focus and are intended for people new to East Asian art history or people looking …

Seminars & Short Courses

In this 5-week seminar, K-12 educators will have the opportunity to dive into the world of Japanese literature to better understand this body of work and how it can be brought into the classroom. Participants will learn about various forms of Japanese …

Webinars & Presentations

Are you intrigued by the evolving public and private dimensions of outer space policy? Did you follow the Odysseus Moon lander, the first privately build spacecraft and first U.S. one to land on the moon in 50 years? Do you think about the potential for …

Book & Film Groups

Join authors Kim Hyun Sook and Ryan Estrada for this FREE online book discussion of “Banned Book Club” – a true story of political strife, the death of democratic institutions, and rebellion by reading and a 2020 Freeman Book Award “Of Note” graphic …

Workshops

Join us for a virtual K-12 educator workshop exploring the history of Taiwan under Japanese colonial rule through the baseball film, ‘Kano.’ The film depicts the true story of the Kagi Agricultural and Forestry School (Kano) baseball team, an underdog, …

Book & Film Groups

Director Hamaguchi Ryūsuke burst into the cinematic mainstream with his Best International Feature Film Oscar win for Drive My Car in 2022, but few are aware of his already prodigious filmography. Coming from a theatrical background and with a penchant …

Webinars & Presentations

Join translator Lin King for a discussion of ‘The Boy from Clearwater,’ winner of the 2023 Freeman Book Award for Middle and High School Graphic Novels. This webinar is a part of the Global Reads webinar series. Copies of the book are available to the …

Webinars & Presentations

Join us as Prof. Lev Nachman, National Chengchi University, Taiwan, discusses democracy in Taiwan.

Book & Film Groups

What does it mean to be a family—or for that matter, a man or woman—in a rapidly changing society where traditional structures of meaning find themselves under siege? As the final installment of Ang Lee’s (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon; Brokeback …

Seminars & Short Courses

Using the My Virtual Mission platform, participants will walk (both virtually and the distance in reality) from Edo (Tokyo) to Kyoto, stopping at ten required (and seven optional) milestones to complete readings, view webinars/videos, and respond to …

Seminars & Short Courses

Using the My Virtual Mission platform, participants will cycle (both virtually and the distance in reality) 612.1 miles around Taiwan, stopping at twelve required milestones to complete readings, view webinars/videos, and respond to discussion prompts. …

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.

Seminars & Short Courses

When Edo (present day Tokyo) became the military capital of Japan in 1604, it was a minor and remote fishing village. Yet by the mid-1700s the city had become the largest city in Japan and rivaled the older cultural hubs of Osaka and Kyoto, surpassing …

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. …