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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 …

Book & Film Groups

Many know Ai Weiwei as China’s most controversial and perhaps most dangerous artist. Perhaps you have walked around or under or on one of his installations. Or maybe you have watched one or more of his documentaries. Perhaps you joined us two years ago …

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 …

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 …

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.

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. …