Five College Center for East Asian Studies (FCCEAS)

The Five College Center for East Asian Studies is committed to promoting East Asian Studies at the Five Colleges and supports, encourages, and improves the teaching of East Asian cultures in elementary, middle, and secondary schools, and two- and four-year colleges in the Northeast. 


FCCEAS Upcoming Webinar
The Great Wave of Hokusai and the Great Wave of 3-11: Japanese Artists’ Responses to Nature with Willamarie Moore, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, April 15, 2015, 7:00-8:00pm EDT.

Muslims in China: A Conversation with Prof. Jonathan Lipman
Professor Lipman of Mt. Holyoke College is retiring and moving to the West Coast at the end of this academic year. Join us for this last chance to tap into his vast store of knowledge on April 11, 9:30-11:30am, Amherst College. For details and to register, Muslims in China.

Two Lectures on the Hanging Scroll
Distinguished anthropologist and artist Liza Dalby is giving two lectures (Apr. 13 & 14) on the art and history of the hanging scroll. For more information and to download the poster visit our event webpage.

Peabody Essex Museum Bus Tour
Please join us for docent led tours of the Peabody Essex Museum on Saturday, May 9. See PEM Bus Tour for more detail on the trip.

2015 Japan Study Tour
FCCEAS is conducting a study tour to Japan in summer 2015  for NCTA alumni from any U.S. state. The goal of this study tour is to learn about peace education in Japan and to use the knowledge acquired to develop implementation strategies for use in U.S. schools. No longer accepting applications. For more information, please see the 2015 study tour webpage.

Enjoy these iBooks, digital lessons by FCCEAS Japan Study Tour participants.

Japanese Tea Ceremony
FCCEAS announces a new website: The Way of Tea, the Japanese Tea Ceremony in videos, photos, and words. Filmed at Wa-Shin-An Tea House, Mount Holyoke College, this digital project was created by Yuko Eguchi for FCCEAS with funding from the Freeman Foundation for the National Consortium for Teaching About Asia.

2013 Study Tour Classroom Implementation Plans
Peace Education in Japan and the U.S.: Curricula for U.S. Classrooms, created by the 2013 Japan study tour participants.