Past programs

Hong Kong: Where We Are At

Program Start Date: Nov 16 2021

Location: Online program

About the “Where We Are At” Series With a 24-hour uninterrupted, busy news cycle, it can be difficult to stay updated on East Asia and to grasp the relevance of the news we see. This online program series helps teachers with a recap of how China, Xinjiang, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan stand on the domestic

North and South Korea: Where We Are At

Program Start Date: Nov 9 2021

Location: Online program

About the “Where We Are At” Series With a 24-hour uninterrupted, busy news cycle, it can be difficult to stay updated on East Asia and to grasp the relevance of the news we see. This online program series helps teachers with a recap of how China, Xinjiang, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan stand on the domestic

Xinjiang: Where We Are At

Program Start Date: Nov 2 2021

Location: Online program

About the “Where We Are At” Series With a 24-hour uninterrupted, busy news cycle, it can be difficult to stay updated on East Asia and to grasp the relevance of the news we see. This online program series helps teachers with a recap of how China, Xinjiang, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan stand on the domestic

China: Where We Are At

Program Start Date: Oct 26 2021

Location: Online program

About the “Where We Are At” Series With a 24-hour uninterrupted, busy news cycle, it can be difficult to stay updated on East Asia and to grasp the relevance of the news we see. This online program series helps teachers with a recap of how China, Xinjiang, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan stand on the domestic

Taiwan: Where We Are At

Program Start Date: Oct 19 2021

Location: Online program

About the “Where We Are At” Series With a 24-hour uninterrupted, busy news cycle, it can be difficult to stay updated on East Asia and to grasp the relevance of the news we see. This online program series helps teachers with a recap of how China, Xinjiang, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan stand on the

Locating Korean-ness in Postcolonial Japan: Zainichi Korean Identity in the documentary film “Our School”

Program Start Date: Oct 5 2021

Location: Online program

This workshop examined the Korean minority in Japan (commonly known as Zainichi) through a close reading and discussion of the revelatory documentary film Our School (Uri hakkyo) from 2007. The film follows the lives of students and teachers at one of the North Korean affiliated “ethnic schools” (minzoku gakko) established in Japan for the Zainichi

Write About Asia: 2020 Freeman Award Winners

Program Start Date: Aug 24 2021

Location: Online program

This workshop was sponsored by the East Asia Resource Center (EARC) in the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington with funding from a Freeman Foundation grant in support of the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) and was facilitated by Mary Roberts. During this online workshop, teachers studied

Artistic Expressions of East Asia: Histories and Legacies

Program Start Date: Aug 12 2021

Location: Online program

  Educators joined us for this series of standalone two-hour workshops focusing on artistic expressions of East Asia. The first session, East Asian Art History: Form, Content, and Connections on Monday, August 9, was an introductory overview of art historical concepts and forms for people who were new to East Asian art and art history

Asian American Activism: Voices, Representation, and Resistance

Program Start Date: Aug 4 2021

Location: Online program

This series of standalone workshops explored examples of Asian American activism – past and present through the themes of identity, immigration, exclusion, protest, resilience, and expression. In looking to the past, we worked to better understand what it means to be Asian American within a contemporary context. Beginning on July 28, 2021, with the first

The Chinese Communist Party – 100th Anniversary (NCTA online program)

Program Start Date: Jul 1 2021

Location: Online program

Participants joined us as Professor David Bachman examined the last 100 years of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and looked ahead to what we might expect for the future of the CCP and China as a whole. The first hour of this online program consisted of a presentation by Professor Bachman, and the second hour was