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Professional Development Opportunities for Faculty in China and Japan Studies

American Association of State Colleges and Universities  (AASCU) faculty members are invited to partake in the following international professional development opportunities:

 

 

China Studies Institute (CSI)

Dates: June 10-30, 2019

Application Deadline: December 22, 2018

The China Studies Institute (CSI) [Zhi-Xing China Academic Leaders Fellowship Program] is a three-week program held in China.  CSI allows AASCU faculty members without prior experience in Chinese studies to learn from scholars, business leaders, and education administrators about Chinese civilization, history, language, business and education in Shanghai, Xian and Beijing.  The Institute encourages participants to develop strategies for incorporating Chinese studies into courses on their campuses. The Institute involves three weeks of intensive seminars, lectures, readings, and cultural activities related to Chinese history, culture, literature, government, business, language and education. Institute faculty will include scholars, administrators, representatives from the local Chinese community, and government officials.  CSI fellowship grants are available to cover most of the costs of the Institute for each participant.

Register or view specific information or contact Sufei Li, 571.594.6668

 

 

Japan Studies Institute (JSI)

Dates: June 3-16, 2019

Application Deadline: February 28, 2019

The Japan Studies Institute (JSI) offers AASCU faculty members without prior experience in Japanese studies to learn from scholars, business leaders, artists and journalists about Japan, both past and present. The two-week institute, located on the campus of San Diego State University, encourages participants to develop strategies for incorporating Japanese studies into courses on their campuses. The Institute involves intensive seminars, lectures, readings, films, and cultural activities related to Japanese history, culture, literature, government, business, language and education. Previous programs have included topics as diverse as wartime and occupation Japan, social relations and the changing role of women in Japan, Japanese foreign policy and regional relations, classical music, ikebana, calligraphy, survival Japanese, Japanese film in the classroom, and philosophical and religious traditions in Japan. The formal program is complemented by a number of off-campus and evening activities. Institute faculty will include scholars, representatives from the local Japanese community, artists, journalists, and government officials.  Most of the costs of the JSI are covered by a grant from the Japan Studies Institute endowment.

Register or view specific information or contact Jody Dixon, 202.478.7814

For more about professional development opportunities for faculty and administration, you may also contact: Arlene Jackson

Associate Vice President for Global Initiatives

American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)

Tele: 202-478-7834