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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 …

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

This online seminar presented by Florida International University will explore East Asian history and culture and the relation between traditional and modern thought in the context of globalized social history. Participants will have the opportunity to …

Seminars & Short Courses

Remember when Japan was poised to rule the world at the end of the 1980s (probably not)? Since 1989 the dominant narrative of Japan has been one of decline and increasing irrelevance. There are elements of truth in this story. Japan is a much different …

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 …

Seminars & Short Courses

Join us for a virtual journey that 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, …