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Artists Respond to 20th Century East Asian History and Culture

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Description

Artists Respond explored the events of the turbulent 20th century from the perspective of visual artists from China, Japan and Korea. Throughout this period of great conflict, arts have been employed and mobilized to reflect the ever-changing political, economic, and social landscape of East Asia. The seminar focused on the cultural and social history of East Asia as told through the visual and literary artists of the day. Special attention was given to the interconnectedness of these nations through a shared philosophical, religious, and cultural history.

Details

July 7-11, 2014
8:30 am – 3:30 pm
University of Washington, Seattle

Leaders

Melanie King, Seattle Central College art history faculty

Books

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Benefits

– 27 Washington State OSPI clock hours
– Course materials and lunches
– One-year subscription to subscription to Education about Asia
– $100 for the purchase of teaching materials about Japan

East Asia Resource Center

Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies
University of Washington
Box 353650
Seattle WA, 98195-3650