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National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) Conference 2017

East Asia Resource Center seminar leaders Mary Roberts, Tese Wintz Neighbor and EARC Director Mary Bernson presented at the annual NCSS conference in San Francisco from November 17-19, 2017. The conference was well attended, allowing educators the opportunity to exchange knowledge, resources and best practices with one another.

Image from NCTA seminar leader Mary Roberts’ session on using graphic literature in teaching East Asian history.

Four sessions were led by the East Asia Resource Center:

  • Critical Issues in Contemproary China
    Friday, 10:35 am to 11:05 amPresenter: Tese Wintz Neighbor
  • Dive into Online Art to Discover History Lesson Treasures
    Friday, 2:15 pm to 3:15 pm
    Presenters: Mary Bernson; Lynn Parisi, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
  • What Makes Chinese millennials tick and Why Should We Care?
    Friday 2:15 pm to 3:15 pm
    Presenter: Tese Wintz Neighbor
  • Get Graphic: East Asian History Using Graphic Novels
    Saturday, 2:55 pm to 3:55 pm
    Presenter: Mary Roberts

Other East Asia Sessions

  • Conference Speaker, China Specialist Susan Shirk. Friday, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
  • Reception at the Asian Art Museum. Friday, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Asia Community Scholar Speaker, Pamela Rotner Sakamoto. Saturday 10:00 am to 11:00 am

There were other sessions on East Asia by our colleagues at the Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education, Program for Teaching East Asia and Five College Center for East Asian Studies.

For more information on this annual conference click visit the NCSS site here.