Past programs

“On Translation” with Takami Nieda

Program Start Date: Jan 24 2024

Location: Seattle, WA

  Teachers joined EARC program leader Mary Roberts and translator Takami Nieda and dived into the fascinating translation world. This workshop focused on translation issues, emphasizing the Freeman Award-winning novels Go by Kazuki Kaneshiro (2018) and The Color of the Sky is the Shape of the Heart by Chesil (2022) and providing a sneak peek into Nieda’s newest

Celebrating Identity: Teaching Empathy and Understanding using Cultural Celebrations of the New Year (online NCTA program)

Program Start Date: Jan 16 2024

Location: Online Program

A grandmother teaches her grandchild how to create rice cakes filled with sweetened red beans, a young girl and her cousins watching YouTube videos together as they gather with their family for their yearly New Year’s feast, a mochi-making tradition is shared on Instagram to online followers–these time-honored rituals of celebrating the New Year have

Introduction to East Asian Visual Culture (NCTA online series)

Program Start Date: Nov 9 2023

Location: Online Program

Participants joined art historian Melanie King for a series of introductory workshops to East Asian visual culture. Each one-hour online session focused on a different aspect of art history and is intended for educators new to East Asian culture and art history and people looking for a refresher course. Participants chose to attend one or

Behind the Headlines: Hong Kong (online program)

Program Start Date: Oct 17 2023

Location: Online Program

  With the 24-hour uninterrupted news cycle, it can be challenging to stay on top of what is happening in East Asia and around the world. The online series Behind the Headlines offered teachers a recap and a nuanced understanding of current events happening in Taiwan, South and North Korea, China, Xinjiang, Japan, and Hong Kong. Each regional

Okinawa: Past, Present, and Future (NCTA Online program)

Program Start Date: Oct 12 2023

Location: Online Program

Teachers joined us for this unique opportunity to speak with staff members of the Okinawa Prefecture DC Office to learn more about the history, culture, environment, and on-going issues surrounding the vast US military presence in Okinawa. This interactive session included a presentation by members of the Okinawa Prefecture Office located in Washington DC followed

Behind the Headlines: China (online program)

Program Start Date: Oct 3 2023

Location: Online Program

  With the 24-hour uninterrupted news cycle, it can be challenging to stay on top of what is happening in East Asia and around the world. The online series Behind the Headlines offered teachers a recap and a nuanced understanding of current events happening in Taiwan, South and North Korea, China, Xinjiang, Japan, and Hong Kong. Each regional

Behind the Headlines: Xinjiang (online program)

Program Start Date: Sep 26 2023

Location: Online Program

  With the 24-hour uninterrupted news cycle, it can be challenging to stay on top of what is happening in East Asia and around the world. The online series Behind the Headlines offered teachers a recap and a nuanced understanding of current events happening in Taiwan, South and North Korea, China, Xinjiang, Japan, and Hong Kong. Each regional

Behind the Headlines: South and North Korea (online program)

Program Start Date: Sep 19 2023

Location: Online Program

  With the 24-hour uninterrupted news cycle, it can be challenging to stay on top of what is happening in East Asia and around the world. The online series Behind the Headlines offered teachers a recap and a nuanced understanding of current events happening in Taiwan, South and North Korea, China, Xinjiang, Japan, and Hong