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
Background for the Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki: A Chronology, with John Frank, Center Grove High School, IN, May 13, 2015, 7:00 PM EDT.

E-Newsletter Call for Submissions
FCCEAS is currently working on its May/June/July/August 2015 electronic edition of East Asia for Teachers. Read the Call for Submissions here.

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.