East Asia Seminar: University of Pennsylvania

Saturday, January 26, 2019 (All day)
University of Pennsylvania Williams Hall, 255 S. 36th St.
Philadelphia, PA
United States

Free Seven-session Seminar!

Designed to deepen your knowledge of China, Japan, Korea, and Mongolia, this course will encourage teaching and learning about East Asia’s political, social, and cultural history. Each session is built around a content speaker and group discussion, making the seminar perfect for K-12 teachers of World History, World Cultures, Geography, Economics, Language and Language Arts, Literature, Visual and Performing Arts.

Topics for 2019:

  • Early Chinese Religions, Buddhism and Buddhist art in context
  • Early Chinese History: Han, Tang, and Song Dynasties
  • Early Japan: History and Art • Musical Instruments of East Asia
  • Korean History • Early Modern East Asia: History and the Arts
  • Emergence of Modern Japan
  • Modern China: History, Society, and Art

Benefits to participants the program administrator: (who complete the course):

  • $200 professional stipend to each participant upon satisfactory completion of all seminar requirements: attendance at all sessions and submission of all written assignments
  • $100 mini-grant for school-related materials and activities
  • Seminar books and teaching materials
  • Complimentary subscription to Education About Asia
  • Certificate of completion
  • Eligibility to apply for summer programs on East Asia 

Please complete your application (registration form and one‐page statement) by Sunday, December 16, 2018 and send by mail, fax, or email to David Dettmann, 642 Williams Hall, 255 South 36th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104‐6305.

Education K-12