College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Outreach

Educational Outreach

Educational Outreach is a key component of the Center's agenda. Our staff, faculty and associates are eager to bring their expertise on China, Korea and Japan to K-12 schools, colleges, junior colleges, government agencies, community groups, and businesses in Kansas and Missouri. From classroom visits to public lectures to professional development workshops for teachers, the Center Outreach program has something for everyone with any interest in East Asian culture, language, and customs.

For more information on how you can take advantage of what the Center has to offer you, check our homepage for the calendar of upcoming events or contact Randi Hacker, CEAS Outreach Coordinator, rhacker@ku.edu , (785) 864-3832. Randi is standing by to help you bring an East Asian component to your events and classrooms.

 

Center services for teachers

Take a look at our culture trunks, a hands-on way to teach about East Asian culture in your classroom.

 

Spotlight on Center outreach

The Center's Postcards from Asia series was featured in the June 2013 IFLE newsletter published by the U.S. Department of Education.

Outreach World News

Kansas and Missouri Teachers Make the East Asian Connection

David and Steve's Excellent East Asia Adventure
 

Resources & Links for K–12 Educators

More info...
 

Japanese Literature for the Elementary Classroom

An annotated bibliography compiled and edited by the Educational Outreach Department of the Japan Society available in

Japanese Literature for the High School Classroom

An annotated bibliography compiled and edited by the Educational Outreach Department of the Japan Society available in

 


SWCAS & MCAA Joint Conference, 2014

CEAS will host a joint conference of the Southwest Conference of Asian Studies (SWCAS) &
the Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs (MCAA) in Lawrence, KS on October 3-5, 2014

Please click here for registration, or follow this link for more information.

Program Chair: J. Megan Greene, mgreene@ku.edu

New M.A. Program

The Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS) at The University of Kansas is offering a new M.A. program in Contemporary East Asian Studies, beginning in the 2014-2015 academic year. Full-time students with prior East Asian language training will be able to complete the degree within 12 months. For more information about this M.A. program including specific requirements for admission, visit www.ceas.ku.edu/degrees, or contact Ayako Mizumura, Assistant Director of CEAS, by email (ceasma@ku.edu) or call 785-864-1478. You can also download our program flyer (PDF) Please share this information with your friends, colleagues and students! We are looking forward to hearing from you.

New CEAS Study Abroad Program

The University of Kansas recently participated in the Kakehashi Project-Bridge for Tomorrow, a 10-day study abroad trip to Japan for 23 students from Kansas universities. In the 2014-15 school year CEAS will host a group of students from Japan.

KU Students: Tomorrow CEAS and other KU area studies centers will be in the Kansas Union from 10 to 4 talking about how to add an international dimension to your KU experience. Come check it out!

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