Washoku: Japanese cuisine, identity and heritage

Program Start Date: Oct 7 2017

Location: Bellevue, WA

K-12 teachers participated in a half-day workshop on Saturday, October 7th at the 2017 Japan Festival. Presented by the University of Washington’s East Asia Resource Center, the workshop drew on cultural themes and current issues and was designed to share creative ideas for teaching about Japanese culture, past and present.  Teachers enjoyed their Japanese box lunches in the classroom after the workshop.

Write About Asia Winter 2018 series

Program Start Date: Jan 27 2018

Location: Seattle, WA

“Write about Asia” was offered by the East Asia Resource Center in conjunction with the Seattle Asian Art Museum’s Gardner Center for Asian Art and Ideas Saturday University Lecture Series. It was facilitated by Mary Barber Roberts and co-sponsored by the Southeast Asia Center and Center for Global Studies.

Global Energy Today: The Asian Nexus

Program Start Date: Jan 17 2018

Location: Seattle, WA

A workshop for teachers
The Asia Centers, the Center for Global Studies of the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, and the Libraries at the University of Washington were proud to present “Global Energy Today: The Asian Nexus”, its 2017 Newspapers in Education series and workshop. The six-part series, in conjunction with The Seattle Times, included articles on the many aspects of energy production, distribution and use that affect this growing region. Our workshop included presentations by the lead series author, Professor Scott Montgomery of the University of Washington as well as an introduction to the curriculum that pairs with the articles, by guide author, Tese Wintz Neighbor.