Five College Consortium

Five College Center for East Asian Studies (FCCEAS)

New Hampshire

Human and Physical Geography of East Asia
“A View of the Past and Contemporary Issues”

Hosted by the Geography Department, Keene State College
Facilitated by Arlene Kowal

Session dates and times: Saturdays—1/27, 2/3, 2/10, 3/3, (3/10 snow date) 2018, 9:00am-3:00pm

Location: Putnam Science Center Room 275, Keene State College, Keene, NH

This thirty-hour seminar is open to teachers of history, geography, social studies, English/language arts, art, music, technology, and other teachers who desire to incorporate teaching about East Asia into their curriculum. School librarians and administrators are also encouraged to apply. It provides content and resources for teaching about China, Japan, and Korea.


  • Learn about East Asia from experts in the field.
  • Receive $150 personal stipend and certificate of completion of 30 hours (upon completion of requirements).
  • Receive $250 in course materials and a subscription to Education About Asia.
  • Have opportunity to become eligible for subsidized study tour in East Asia (pending funding) with completion of seminar requirements.
  • Optional graduate credit may be available through UMass/Amherst.


  • Attend sessions (4 Saturdays) and view webinars (6), complete readings, and assignments. Any sessions missed must be made up.
  • Create a written implementation plan showing how information and resources from the seminar will be used in your classes.

Since enrollment is limited, early application is encouraged. Complete form in link below, and forward to Arlene Kowal, 6 Country Way, Florence, MA 01062, or email: Rolling admission.

To view last year’s syllabus, speak with previous participants, or for further information, contact Arlene Kowal at

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