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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. …

Book & Film Groups

Explore the 1930s and 1950s Taiwan through the eyes of Tsai Kun-lin, a boy who was born in Qingshui. This true story begins with Tsai growing up in Japanese occupied Taiwan. Through Tsai’s eyes and the graphic artist’s pen, the reader comes face to face …

Webinars & Presentations

This webinar is part of the Cycling Taiwan program, but we welcome anyone to participate.

Workshops

Children’s Literature has often been thought of as easy books for children, but this simple definition hides the fact that readers of any age can learn a great deal about specific lived experiences through these texts. This workshop will focus on three …

Seminars & Short Courses

Explore East Asian architecture and urbanism in our dynamic five-week seminar led by Professor Vinayak Bharne from USC School of Architecture. From ancient city planning to modern influences, unravel the threads of Buddhist influence, delve into East …

Workshops

Okakura Kakuzō’s Book of Tea is a classic expression of the philosophy and aesthetics of Japanese tea ceremony. In this online book workshop, teacher-participants will revisit Okakura’s text, placing it into historical context and considering it …

Webinars & Presentations

This webinar is part of the Cycling Taiwan program, but we welcome anyone to participate.

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.

Book & Film Groups

Looking for a new spin on the Tokugawa Era? Join us as we read ‘African Samurai: The True Story of Yasuke, a Legendary Black Warrior in Feudal Japan,’ by Thomas Lockley and Geoffrey Girard. This book group is facilitated by Kelly McKee.

Workshops

The National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA), the Committee on Teaching about Asia (CTA) of the Association for Asian Studies (AAS), and Asia for Educators (AFE) at Columbia University sponsor the annual Freeman Book Awards for new young adult …

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 …

Webinars & Presentations

This webinar is part of the Cycling Taiwan program, but we welcome anyone to participate.

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. …

Book & Film Groups

Gearing up for the Paris Olympics? Join this book group to learn about a group of kids from Maui whose dreams of competing in the 1940 Tokyo Olympics were dashed by the war. Facilitated by Michelle Kornberger, this asynchronous online book group will …

Webinars & Presentations

This webinar is part of The Three Year Swim Club book group, but we welcome anyone to participate.

Seminars & Short Courses

With all the media emphasis on the growing influence of China, the Korean pop culture wave and the nuclear situation in North Korea, it is easy these days to overlook what is going on in contemporary Japan. This short summer program will examine selected …

Webinars & Presentations

This webinar is part of the Cycling Taiwan program, but we welcome anyone to participate.

Workshops

Spend three days exploring works of Asian art on display at the Seattle Art Museum and Seattle Asian Art Museum. Utilizing the collection, we will consider the original context within which objects were created and follow them along their paths of trade, …