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China has committed to becoming a leader in renewable energy technology. Still, air pollution, water scarcity, and overall environmental degradation continue to impact the health of local people and challenge China’s continued economic growth. Through …

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Our virtual journey will introduce East Asia’s diverse cultures and environment while building and enhancing your tool chest of teaching resources for the classroom. Focusing on the regions that comprise present-day China, Japan, and Korea, participants …

Seminars & Short Courses

Touchstones for Teaching East Asia is a free, online foundational seminar that introduces participants to East Asian history, culture, politics, and society. Touchstones emphasizes the ideas and characteristics that make East Asia a distinct region, with …

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Join our colleagues at Lehigh University, PA for this foundational NCTA seminar. East Asia today represents a broad mosaic of ethnic, economic, geographic, and cultural diversity. Even in our current period of rapid political and economic globalization, …

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Teachers and students alike recognize the growing influence of Korean Pop Culture on American society. Why not use this as an opportunity to learn more about the Korean peninsula? This short 10-hour seminar will examine topics such as Korea’s geography …

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Over the course of four days, this virtual summer institute 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

Science fiction often highlights competing ideologies, dreams, and provides subversive commentary on political issues. These stories also raise questions of which bodies are marked as “other” by categorization and placement in hierarchies, and/or …