Archived Webinars

How to Find Authentic Books about Asia from Asia (4/16/19)
Presenter: David Jacobson

PDF icon Authentic Books about Asia from Asia webinar by David Jacobson resource list.pdf 

Grenade, 2018 Freeman Book Award Winner--Young Adult Middle School Literature (4/11/19)
Presenter: Alan Gratz, author

J-Boys: Kazuo's World, Tokyo, 1965 (4/2/19)
Presenters: Shogo Oketani, author, and translator Avery Fischer Udagawa

PDF icon J-BoysResourceGuide.pdf

Taiwan and the World (3/5/19)
Presenter: James Lin

From Beirut to Hiroshima? The Middle East, Peace Building and Japan's "City of Peace" (2/13/19)
Presenter: Ray Matsumiya 
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A Girls’ Guide to the Islands (1/30/19)
Presenter: Suzanne Kamata, author

Green Island (1/22/19)
Presenter: Shawna Yang Ryan, author

Are You an Echo? (12/11/18)
2016 Freeman Book Award Honorable Mention--Children's Literature
Presenter: David Jacobson, author

The Sound of Silence (11/15/18)
Presenter: Katrina Goldsaito, author

Japan 1945: A U.S. Marine's Photographs from Ground Zero (9/20/18)
Presenters: Ron Eisenman and John Frank

Moth and Wasp, Soil and Ocean: Remembering Chinese Scientist Pu Zhelong's Work for Sustainable Farming (5/2/18)
2018 Freeman Book Award Winner--Children's Literature
Presenter: Sigrid Schmalzer, author

Shaping the Future Emperor through English Language Lessons: Elizabeth Vining and Crown Prince Akihito (4/25/18)
Presenter: Cynthia Daugherty

The Story of Nagasaki Hibakusha (A-Bomb Survivor) Mr. Katsura Shigeyuki (3/14/18)
Presenter: Yoko Fujimoto

What Do They Teach? Textbooks in the U.S. and Asia (3/7/18)
Presenter: Nayun Eom

Jingdezhen Ceramics: Past, Present and Future of the Art, Technology and Commerce (2/27/18)
Presenter: Stephen Powers

Mapping our Connections: Ties That Bind the US and Asia (1/30/18)
Presenters: Anne Prescott and Karl Neumann

Monstrous Archipelago: An Introduction to Japanese Yokai (1/18/18)
resenter: Dr. Mindy Landeck, Austin College

Games of Strategy: Modeling Conflict and Cooperation in Korea (12/12/2017)
Presenter: Dr. Lauren McKee, Berea College

Falling Into the Dragon’s Mouth (12/05/2017)
2016 Freeman Book Award Honorable Mention--Young Adult/Middle School Literature
Presenter: Holly Thompson, author

Forbidden Temptation of Baseball (9/27/2017)
2017 Freeman Book Award Winner--Young Adult/High School Literature
Presenter: Dori Jones Yang, author

North Korea: A Predictable Unpredictability (9/19/2017)
Presenter: Jacques Fuqua, author

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