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. 


2015 Japan Study Tour
The FCCEAS Peace study tour to Japan in summer 2015  leaves on June 26 and returns July 9. 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. Please follow the tour on our Facebook page and on the study tour blog

FCCEAS E-Newsletter
The Summer 2015 issue of East Asia for Teachers, FCCEAS's E-Newsletter, is now available online.

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.