Infusing Modern China into the Undergraduate Curriculum

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Summer Program
July 6, 2020 to July 17, 2020
Hawaii, United States
Subject Fields: 
Chinese History / Studies, Contemporary History, East Asian History / Studies, Humanities, Social Sciences



This multidisciplinary, two-week faculty development program, hosted by the East-West Center (EWC) will offer undergraduate educators opportunities to interact with leading Chinese studies experts in an intensive program of lectures, discussions, film screenings, and cultural events. The program is designed to assist institutional teams and individual faculty members develop course curricula and strategies for Chinese studies program development. The first week of the program will include sessions on Chinese religion/philosophy, an overview of modern Chinese history, and sessions on visual art and literature/film. The second week will feature sessions on contemporary Chinese social, economic and political dynamics


The Institute is open to individual applicants, but special consideration will be given to applications from two- to three-person college or university teams. Accepted applicants receive lodging in the EWC faculty guesthouse. Participant home institutions are asked to cover travel costs and a program fee of $325.


Director: Peter D. Hershock


Presenting Faculty: Shana Brown (University of Hawai´i), Jing Guo (University of Hawai´i), Kate Lingley (University of Hawai´i), Chris McNally (Chaminade University and East-West Center); John Osburg (University of Rochester), Franklin Perkins (University of Hawai´i), and Kun Qian (University of Pittsburg)


Application deadline: March 13, 2020.


Contact Info: 

Daralyn Yee, ASDP Secretary

1601 East-West Rd, Honolulu HI 96848-1601

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