Online Book Group

Global Issues Through Literature: Factory Girls by Leslie T. Chang

Global Issues Through Literature Book Discussion: Factory Girls by Leslie T. Chang

Thursday, October 15

5:00-8:00 pm (Eastern Time) / 4:00-7:00 pm (Central Time)
Join this free book discussion co-sponsored with our colleagues in at the Global Studies Center.  Factory Girls humanizes the large-scale sociological and economic transformations in China by following two young women who are part of the largest migration in human history--from the rural Chinese countryside into the country's burgeoning industrial cities.
 
This reading group for educators will explore Chang's book from a global perspective. Content specialists will present the work and its context, and together we will brainstorm innovative pedagogical practices for incorporating the book and its themes into the curriculum. 
 
Participants will be provided with a free copy of the book.
Pennsylvania teachers will receive Act 48 hours for professional development.





Registration Deadline: October 1, 2020



To register for this program, please visit the link below:



https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1yrPKGFenj6seKHRfTp67_F7ZLWIZ16Ci52bsDqe5nro

Global Issues Through Literature: Factory Girls by Leslie T. Chang
Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 17:00 to 20:00
Online Book Group
Event Location: 
Online via Zoom

FCCEAS Webinar: COVID-19: On the Ground in Taiwan and Singapore

COVID-19: On the Ground in Taiwan and Singapore 
 
 
May 7, 2020, 7-8pm Eastern Time
 
David Bell and Yurika Kurakata

 

Join David Bell and Yurika Kurakata for COVID-19 on-the-ground reports from Taiwan and Singapore. David Bell is a history teacher at Kang Chiao International School in Taipei, Taiwan, and he is a graduate of Amherst College. Before moving to Singapore, Yurika Kurakata was the director of the East Asia Resource Center at the University of Washington and was one of the NCTA national directors. Learn about how the governments, schools, and people of Taiwan and Singapore prepared for and are responding to this pandemic.
 

 

FCCEAS Webinar: COVID-19: On the Ground in Taiwan and Singapore
Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 19:00 to 20:00
Online Book Group
Event Location: 
Online

Global Issues Through Literature: Shipwrecks by Akira Yoshimura

Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 16:30 to 19:00 (Online)

Join Dr. Brenda G. Jordan and Stephen Wludarski, the National Consortium for Teaching About Asia, and the Global Studies Center for an online book group about murder, retribution, and the deadly effect of smallpox in a struggling Japanese fishing village on the seacoast of Japan. Global Issues Through Literature’s study of Shipwrecks by Akira Yoshimura.

To register, please click the link here.

Global Issues Through Literature: Shipwrecks by Akira Yoshimura
Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 17:00 to 19:30
Online Book Group
Event Location: 
Online

Columbia University NCTA Online Book Group: Forget Sorrow: An Ancestral Tale

 

 

You can still join our Fall Book Groups looking at Chinese history through the lens of texts that bring the past to life! We will cover the much-adapted Mulan starting Oct 23, followed by the Graphic Novel Forget Sorrow Nov 20 (read an interview with author/artist Belle Yang here).

Our the series Understanding China through Comics continues in the new year along with the graphic novel, A Chinese Life.

Read and work on your own time; earn professional development hours that also count towards study tour requirements.

 

Register Here

 

 

Forget Sorrow: An Ancestral Tale

Understanding China through Graphic Novels

by Belle Yang

November 20 - December 17, 2019

4 Sessions; 8 PD Hours

Moderator: Karen Kane

 

Columbia University NCTA Online Book Group: Forget Sorrow: An Ancestral Tale
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 (All day) to Tuesday, December 17, 2019 (All day)
Online Book Group
Event Location: 
Online

Registration Reminder for Columbia NCTA Online Book Group: Mulan: Five Versions of a Classic Chinese Legend

Mulan: Five Versions of a Classic Chinese Legend
Understanding China through Drama
by Shiamin Kwa and Wilt L. Idema (Translators)
October 23 - November 19, 2019
4 Sessions; 8 PD Hour
Moderator:  Lynn Kalinauskas
 
Please join the Columbia NCTA for a series of Online Book Groups focusing on understanding China through comics, graphic novels and drama.
 
Our new Book Groups feature graphic texts and drama on China - including an acclaimed comic series, 2 graphic novels, and an in-depth look into multiple adaptations of the story of China's woman warrior, Mulan.
 
Read and work on your own time; earn professional development hours that also count towards study tour requirements. We hope you'll join us!
 
 
 
 
Columbia NCTA Online Book Group: Mulan: Five Versions of a Classic Chinese Legend
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 (All day)
Online Book Group
Event Location: 
Online