Title: Infusing Chinese and Japanese Religion, Art and Literature into the Undergraduate Curriculum
Location: East-West Center, Honolulu, HawaiŽi
Dates: July 22 - August 9, 2013
This multidisciplinary, three-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. Hosted by the Asian Studies Development Program (ASDP), the program is designed to assist individual faculty members and institutional teams develop course curricula and strategies for Asian studies program development.
The 2013 Infusing Institute will be directed by Stanley Murashige (School of the Art Institute of Chicago) and Peter Hershock (East-West Center). The first two weeks will include thematic overviews of Chinese and Japanese history; sessions on Confucianism, Daoism, Buddhism, Shinto and Islam; and both China- and Japan-focused talks on premodern art traditions, aesthetics and literature. The final week will explore the transformation of religious, artistic and literary traditions in modern and contemporary China and Japan.
Participants will receive lodging in the East-West Center guesthouse and a modest stipend. Participants home institutions are asked to cover airfares and a program fee of $350. The application deadline is March 11, 2013.
For further information, the program schedule and application information, please follow the links on the ASDP website.
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