This multidisciplinary, two-week faculty development program offers undergraduate educators opportunities to interact with leading Asian studies experts in an intensive program of lectures, discussions, film screenings, and cultural events. The program is designed to assist individual faculty members and institutional teams develop course curricula and strategies for Asian studies program development. The 2017 program will be directed by Peter Hershock (East-West Center) and will include a thematic overview of Chinese history; sessions on Confucianism, Daoism and Buddhism; discussions of pre-modern and contemporary Chinese art; a session on 20th century Chinese literature and film, and sessions on the political economy, social transformation and cultural dynamics of contemporary China. Participants will receive lodging in the East-West Center faculty guesthouse and their home institutions are asked to cover airfares and a program fee of $350.
Application deadline: March 10, 2017.
Dr. Peter D. Hershock, East-West Center