NCTA 2021 Summer Foundational East Asia Seminars

 

K-12 educators may now apply for Summer 2021 Pitt NCTA Virtual Seminars

Pitt NCTA Summer Foundational East Asia Seminars are Open to K-12 educators in our 11 state region (Alabama, Delaware, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia)

Pick an online Summer Foundational East Asia Seminar that fits your schedule and interests. All seminars are free and come with teaching materials and other benefits

Application Deadlines for most seminars is from May 14 to May 31.

 

East Asia—Art and Everyday Lives: A Seminar for Teachers with Shepherd University, West Virginia

 

Dates: June 14-25 (weekdays); May 15 (Orientation); August 7 (Follow-up)

This seminar has reached capacity and is closed to new applicants

More information and to apply: https://www.ucis.pitt.edu/ncta/seminar-site-states/west-virginia

Cultural Identities and Cross-Cultural Connections in East Asia: Influences from the Classical Period to the Present with the University of Pennsylvania

 

Dates: June 21 (M), 22 (T), 24 (Th), 28 (M), 29 (T), and July 1 (Th); Orientation May 22; Follow-up class to be decided in consultation with the participants

 

More information and to apply: https://www.ucis.pitt.edu/ncta/university-pennsylvania

Travel and Mobility in East Asian History with the University of Maryland Baltimore County

 

Dates: June 14-25, 2021 (weekdays); June 11 (Orientation) and August (Follow-up)

 

More information and to apply: https://www.ucis.pitt.edu/ncta/university-maryland-baltimore-county

The Journey of East Asia: Adventures Through Stories, Games, and Maps, an introduction to East Asia for K-12 educators with the Ohio State University

 

Dates: July 12-23, 2021 (weekdays); June 7 (Evening Orientation); October 2 (Follow-up)

 

More information and to apply: http://easc.osu.edu/ncta

East Asia Through History and Art: A collaborative seminar with the Minneapolis Institute of Art

 

Dates: June 21-July 1 (weekdays); May 20 (Orientation); Follow-up to be decided with the class

This seminar has reached capacity and is closed to new applicants

More information and to apply: https://www.ucis.pitt.edu/ncta/seminar-site-states/minnesota

East Asia Through the Lens of Visual and Material Culture with Lehigh University, PA

 

Dates: July 19-31, 2021 (weekdays); June 23 (Orientation); August/September (Follow-up class)

 

Deadline to apply is May 31, 2021

More information and to apply: https://www.ucis.pitt.edu/ncta/lehigh-university

 

 

Benefits for educators who complete all seminar requirements

All Pitt NCTA 36-hour seminars provide:

  • $200 worth of materials for educators, including a textbook and subscription to Education About Asia journal
  • $100 mini-grant for additional teaching materials
  • $200 stipend (after completion of all assignments and seminar meetings)
  • Certificate of Completion (36 hours) 
  • Other Professional Development hours/credit possible, depending on the seminar site
  • NCTA alumni have access to alumni newsletters with updates on free programs, online resources, recommended books and films, and opportunities for travel to East Asia