The Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Pennsylvania is an interdisciplinary unit composed of faculty members whose teaching and research focus primarily on China, Japan, Korea, and bordering areas.
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Featured Program: Phila-Nipponica Program: Seminar and Japan Study Tour - deadline to apply: January 16, 2015
The University of Pennsylvania Center for East Asian Studies is pleased to announce that it will offer the Phila-Nipponica Project, the 14th year in a series devoted to preparing educators in schools in the Philadelphia region to convey knowledge and understanding of Japan to their students and colleagues. In 2015, the Center for East Asian Studies will offer a "graduate" program with a focus on: Teaching about Japan's Religious Culture. Teachers who have previously participated in Phila-Nipponica (or have equivalent experience through the study or travel of Japan), are invited to apply.
- Three full Saturday seminars on February 21, March 21, and April 25, 2015
- A group study tour in Japan from Friday, June 26-Tuesday, July 14, 2015 (exact dates of departure and return are tentative).
- The total cost of the program is $1500. The remaining costs are funded by the US-Japan Foundation and the Center for East Asian Studies.
- Application can be found here.
East Asian Area Studies Major and Minor
For additional information about the East Asian Area Studies Major and Minor please visit our Degree, Programs and Requirements page or contact Dr. Frank L. Chance.
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