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Winter-Spring 2015 J-OPP Online Book Group: Memory and Art: Books by Allen Say and Ed Young Look Back at Childhoods in Asia

Mary Bernson, East Asia Resource Center
Online: Starts Monday, January 26 and ends Sunday, March 15, 2015

Open to intermediate and middle school classroom teachers, media specialists, and art teachers. Prize-winning children’s author-artists Allen Say and Ed Young spent their childhoods in wartime Asia. Their experiences became the raw material for long careers chronicling Japanese (Allen Say) and Chinese (Ed Young) culture for young readers. This online book group offers a guided discussion of the 2011 memoirs by Say and Young. The memoirs offer a rich resource for exploring Japanese and Chinese histories, cultures, and values while examining print and visual material.  Registration opens December 1, 2014 and closes January 19 or when filled.

To learn more about the details about the course requirements and benefits, click here.

The seminar is full and the application is closed.

This online program is made possible free of charge to educators through the support of the Japan Online Professional Programs (J-OPP) Project, funded by the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership. This course is a collaboration between the Program for Teaching East Asia, University of Colorado and the East Asia Resource Center, University of Washington.

East Asia Resource Center
University of Washington
Box 353650
302 Thomson Hall
Seattle, WA 98195
206.543.1921 phone
206.685.0668 fax

Mary Bernson

Yurika Kurakata
Assistant Director