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A Visual Introduction to East Asian Philosophies and Religions


Teaching East Asia with Art Series: Workshop 2


This workshop was the second in a series of three evenings with art historian Melanie King.

Explore approaches to teaching Daoism, Confucianism, Shinto, and Buddhism, utilizing visual expressions from each tradition. The basic tenets of each belief system were discussed in conjunction with images, providing concepts and images ready to use in the classroom.

There was a short reading that required a response before the date of the workshop in order for teachers to receive three free OSPI clock hours.


Monday, October 17
5:00-7:30 p.m.
University of Washington in Seattle


Melanie King, art historian at Seattle Central College


  • classroom materials
  • 3 free OSPI clock hours
  • light dinner