This workshop is designed for K-12 educators who want a deeper understanding of Japan today. Presenters will offer historical and literary contexts to the ramifications of the American occupation, the rebuilding of Japan, the miraculous growth, the lost decade and how Japan is grappling with demographic and societal issues today. Educators will also explore teaching resources and ideas for their classrooms.
Date: Saturday, November 5
Time: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Location: University of Washington in Seattle
Keynote speakers: Professors Paul Dunscomb and Edward Mack
Registration: $30 registration fee includes lunch, a copy of Japan Since 1945 by Paul Dunscomb, six free OSPI clock hours and free campus parking.