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The seminar is divided into three modules: Module 1 China (Jan. 11, 18, 25, Feb. 1, 8); Module 2 Japan (Feb. 15, March 1, 8, 15, 22); Module 3 Korea (March 29, April 5, 12, 19, 26). Participants will complete a short reflection paper for each module. You …

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Through asynchronous discussion of primary and secondary sources, online videos, and live Zoom sessions, participants will examine this critical historical period through five modules: The Rise of Mao, Establishing the People’s Republic of China, The …

Seminars & Short Courses

The years between 1912 and 1939 were momentous for Japan and China. In 1912, the Meiji emperor passed from the scene, and Japan faced an uncertain future with a much weaker emperor at the helm. In China, 1912 saw the end of two-thousand years of imperial …

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China has committed to becoming a leader in renewable energy technology, but air pollution, water scarcity, and overall environmental degradation continue to impact health and challenge China’s continued economic growth. Through three weekly case studies, …

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This free course focuses on the Uyghur ethnic minority/indigenous people in China, a case study for exploring issues of genocide as mandated by numerous state social studies standards. The course is open to secondary social studies teachers nationwide. …

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In this 10-week online seminar we will consider Taiwanese identity today through the lenses of history and culture. What makes Taiwan unique? How have history and culture formed—and continue to form—images of Taiwan, both within the island and beyond?

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This seminar will examine the lifestyles, behaviors, and attitudes of young Chinese adults growing up in a country that has become an economic and global power. Their development coincides with their country’s historic and far-reaching developments – what …

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Offers a solid foundation for teaching about the history and culture of China, Japan, and Korea.

Seminars & Short Courses

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 …