Tanimoto Peace Foundation four week summer internship in Hiroshima, July 4-Aug 1 2020 applications now open, Deadline April 10, 2020. See here for more information.
America-Japan Society Visit and Study Japan Grant Program 2020. Grant geared towards US graduate students who study Japan or Japan-US relations. [Extended] Deadline 01 May 2020. See website for more information.
Opportunities for Regional Educators
The National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) has a listing of online events, some of which are open to Act 48 support for PA teachers.
Global Issues Through Literature Series: Shipwrecks by Akira Yoshimura
Thursday, April 23, 2020
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time (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.
Other upcoming Nation-wide NCTA online programs include:
Samurai: Fact and Fiction
April 21, 2020
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Dr. Ethan Segal, Michigan State University
Join Dr. Ethan Segal, Michigan State University, for an online webinar examining the facts as well as the fiction that surround Japanese samurai.
Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8978104383957355790
Resources for Teaching about Racial Discrimination during the Coronavirus Crisis
This list was compiled by our NCTA colleagues at the Program for Teaching East Asia (TEA) at the University of Colorado. It includes online resources for teachers looking to address challenges related to labeling and racism that might in our communities and media in the wake of this global health crisis. Click here to view the online resources list.
Free Japanese-Inspired Food Education Course
The Wa-Shokuiku free online program is designed for students studying at home. The course consists of 4 units that focus on 4 different topics to expose students to Japanese food culture and foodways. Each unit has 10 short sections which include fun and educational videos, cook-off competition videos, nutrition, recipes, activities, global food issues, interactive comment boxes and a unit quiz. https://www.wa-shokuiku.org/online-course
For more information about these and other programs and resources, visit the NCTA website