Upcoming Events at the UW East Asia Resource Center

Check out these classes offered by the US East Asia Resource Center in the month of October!


Tea Times: Cultures, Commerce, and Conflict

Dates: Saturdays, Oct 1 - Dec 3*

Time: 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Location: Seattle Asian Art Museum

Develop your ideas about history, culture and art at this combo lecture series and writing workshop with connections to the K12 classroom. Offered in conjunction with the Gardner Center's Saturday University Lecture Series. The Fall 2016 series is themed around the history and culture of tea.

Facilitated by Mary Barber Roberts

*No meeting on October 29 or November 26

4 free OSPI clock hours per session (up to 32 if attending all 8 sessions).  Choose two or more sessions to attend.

Learn more and register at http://jsis.washington.edu/earc/waa-tea-times/


An introduction to teaching with East Asian Art

This workshop series features three evenings with art historian and educator Melanie King. The workshops build on one another, but also stand alone and can be attended separately.  Each workshop offers a light dinner and three free OSPI clock hours. Participants will be asked to respond to one or two short readings prior to the workshop meeting in order to qualify for clock hours.


Introduction to East Asian Art in the K-12 Classroom

Date: Monday, October 10

Time: 5:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Location: University of Washington in Seattle

If you’re interested in using art with your students, join us to explore approaches to incorporating visual culture and art historical concepts suitable for use in the K-12 classroom. This workshop will serve as an introduction to art history, presented in tandem with approaches to using East Asian art in your classroom.

Register at https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/earc/301464



A Visual Introduction to East Asian Philosophies and Religions

Date: Monday, October 17

Time: 5:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Location: University of Washington in Seattle

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

Register at https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/earc/301464



Episodes in Cultural Exchange and Transmission

Date: Monday, October 24

Time: 5:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Location: University of Washington in Seattle

We will look at three episodes highlighting key moments of cultural exchange and transmission in East Asian history: the Silk Road, the influence of European art on East Asian art and vice versa during the mid-late eighteenth century, and the manner in which culture is exported and consumed today in the form of popular culture.

Register at https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/earc/301464



Global Asia: Turning Points in Modern Asian History

Date: Tuesday, October 18

Time: 5:00-8:00 p.m.

Location: Vancouver Room, Seattle Times Building

Based on our upcoming 2016 Newspapers In Education article series and teaching guide, this workshop will feature presentations by article authors David Bachman, Linda Cuadra and Michelle O’Brien and teaching guide author Tina Gourd. Geared towards high school teachers, we will investigate the complexities and challenges of Asia’s rapidly growing societies and economies.

Registration: $30 registration fee includes dinner from Monsoon, a copy of the teaching guide, and three free OSPI clock hours.

Learn more and register at http://jsis.washington.edu/earc/nie-global-asia-turning-points/



What You Need to Know about Japan Since 1945

Date: Saturday, November 5

Time: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Location: University of Washington in Seattle

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.

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.

Learn more and register at http://jsis.washington.edu/earc/japan-since-1945/

Posted on September 7, 2016 .