USC Professor Emerita Charlotte Furth discusses her adventures in Beijing teaching young Chinese scholars about America.
Fall 2012 NO-COST USC/NCTA "East Asia from Origins to 1800" Seminar at UTLA (Closed for Enrollment )
Thanks to generous Freeman Foundation support, the USC U.S. – China Institute (USCI) and the National Consortium for Teaching About Asia (NCTA) are offering a NO-COST professional development opportunity open to all interested K-12 educators.
Enrollment is limited to 24 participants and priority will be given to high school world history and language arts teachers, though all K-12 educators are invited to apply. Sessions will meet at UTLA (United Teachers Los Angeles Bldg, 3303 Wilshire Blvd) on 10 Tuesday evenings from 5:00 to 8:00 pm, and one weekend session from 9am to 3:30 pm. Free parking and refreshments are provided.
Among the topics covered in the seminar:
• Geography / Pre 1800 China, Japan, and Korea (philosophy, social structure, key institutions)
• Pre 1800 Domestic and External Challenges
• War, Revolution, and Nation-Making
• Economic Development and Social / Cultural Change
• Literature / Pre 1800 China, Japan, and Korea
• Web Research / Web Collaboration
Individuals who successfully complete the seminar and its follow-up requirements receive:
$200 in East Asian reference and teaching materials
Two LAUSD multicultural salary points OR six (6) USC Rossier School of Education
Continuing Units (CEUs), fee applicable
To Apply, please click HERE to download the USCI/NCTA Fall 2012 "East Asia from Origins to 1800" Seminar in Los Angeles application form.
To view seminar requirements, please click HERE.
Application Deadline Extended: Tuesday, October 2, 2012 or until seminar is full.
In addition to the completed application form, you will need to submit:
A short 1-2 page resume (curriculum vita) listing your educational and work experience
A letter from your school principal confirming your teaching assignment
A refundable deposit check for $50, made payable to "University of Southern California," to hold your registration; the check will be returned to you at the conclusion of the seminar
United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA), Room #812.814 (8th Floor, 812 and 814 is a double room)
3303 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90010
A map of the location can be found HERE.
Please park in the UTLA parking structure. We will validate all parking tickets.
For additional information, please contact 213-821-4382 or <email@example.com>.
Tentative Seminar Schedule:
Session #1: Tuesday, October 2, 2012 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Session #2: Tuesday, October 9, 2012 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Session #3, 4: Saturday, October 13, 2012 from 9:00am to 3:30pm (Tentative)
Session #5: Tuesday, October 16, 2012 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Session #6: Tuesday, October 30, 2012 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Session #7: Tuesday, November 6, 2012 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Session #8: Tuesday, November 13, 2012 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Session #9: Tuesday, November 27, 2012 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Session #10: Tuesday, December 4, 2012 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Session #11: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Session #12: Tuesday, December 18, 2012 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Join the USC East Asian Studies Center to celebrate the recent publications of professors Yu Hong, Charlotte Furth and Lon Kurashige.