U.S.-China Relations through the Scope of History

Program Start Date: Apr 26 2017

Location: Seattle, WA

Participants explored the one-of-a-kind Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor exhibit and then joined EARC and the World Affairs Council Global Classroom for a conversation with John Pomfret, former Washington post bureau chief in Beijing, and the author of “The Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom.”

East Asian Literature in Your Classroom: Graphic Novels and Cultural Authenticity

Program Start Date: Apr 29 2017

Location: Seattle, WA

This one-day workshop gave teachers the opportunity to think deeply about “picture telling” in the art forms of the picture book, manga/graphic literature, and anime. Mary Roberts demonstrated ways to evaluate materials for accurate content and cultural authenticity. Then, participants had a chance to practice these skills and discuss the implications of “picture telling” with other teachers.