Center for East Asian Studies

Promoting East Asian Studies throughout the Northeast by supporting the teaching of East Asian cultures in K-12 schools and higher education.

Working with educators in elementary, middle, and high schools, and in colleges and universities, the Five College Center for East Asian Studies provides tools supporting the teaching of and learning about East Asian cultures. The Center draws on the resources of the Five College member campuses to conduct seminars, institutes, conferences, and workshops.

Upcoming Programs

Virtual Sencha (Green Tea) Tastings

More sessions will be available in 2023.


 

Spring 2023 Virtual FCCEAS NCTA Seminar


Module 1 China: January 11-February 8 FULL
Module 2 Japan: February 15-March 22 FULL
Module 3 Korea: March 29-April 26 FULL

This three-module seminar is open to in-service K-12 educators in New England and New York. Sign up
for 1, 2 or all 3 modules.

ALL MODULES ARE FULL.


Taiwan: Identity and Place in the World Today
 

January 23-April 10, 2023
Spring 2023 Virtual Seminar

In this 10-week online seminar we will consider Taiwanese identity today through the lenses of history
and culture. What makes Taiwan unique? How have history and culture formed—and continue to
form—images of Taiwan, both within the island and beyond? This seminar is full.

Details and application


 

Journeys: Boys of the Chinese Educational Mission

Saturday, January 28, 2023, 10am-noon; participants are encouraged to arrive by 9:30 to tour the exhibition in advance.

Area K-12 educators are invited to participate in Journeys: Boys of the Chinese Educational Mission, an in-person workshop at the Connecticut Historical Society, One Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT.

Limited to 20 participants.

Details and registration.


 

2023 Webinars 

 

Dragonfly Dreams, with author Eleanor McCallie Cooper

Wednesday, January 25, 7-8pm ET.

Registration link.

20 copies of the book are available to K-12 in-service educators in the US.
Must also register for and attend the webinar.

Apply for your book.
No more books available.

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Freedom Swimmer, 2021 Freeman Book Award Honorable Mention
with author Wai Chim

Wednesday, February 1, 7-8pm ET.

Registration link.

20 copies of the book are available to K-12 in-service educators in the US.
Must also register for and attend the webinar.

Apply for your book.

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Democracy in Taiwan, Dr. Sara Newland

Tuesday, February 14, 7-8pm ET.

Registration link.

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Green Island, with author Shawna Yang Ryan

Wednesday, February 22, 7-8pm ET.

Registration link.

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Visualizing the Taste and Season in Edo, Dr. Akira Shimizu

Thursday, February 23, 7-8pm ET

Registration link.

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    Receive the Weekly E-Bulletin

    The Center publishes a weekly e-bulletin during the academic year. Each issue provides information about East Asia–related events, study and travel opportunities for teachers and their students, and educational resources. If you wish to receive the e-bulletin, please email: fcceas@fivecolleges.edu 

    Contacts

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    Anne Prescott

    Director

    Rachel Wang

    fcceas@fivecolleges.edu