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									History
East Asia in World History - a Series

(The series includes six short on-line courses offered over three mini-semesters; each mini-
semester lasts six weeks. Two short courses run simultaneously in each mini-semester.)
Participants can enroll in just one short course or in as many courses as they wish.

        January 21 - March 3, 2010

       Series Course 1: Foundations: 4000 BCE-300 CE

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       Series Course 4: Ming, Qing, Tokugawa: 1450-1750

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        March 4 - April 14, 2010

       Series Course 2: Formation of East Asia: 300-1000 CE

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       Series Course 5: East Asia and the West: 1750-1919

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        April 15 - May 26, 2010

       Series Course 3: Golden Age and Samurai: 1000-1450

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       Series Course 6: The 20th Century

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Geography
        January 20 - May 11, 2010

       East Asia: A Geographic Perspective (Cultural Geography)

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       March 4 - April 14, 2010

      East Asia: Geography and Economy

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Economics
       March 4 - April 14, 2010

      East Asia: Geography and Economy

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Arts
       Simulcast Workshop Presentation: Saturday, February 6 10:00 am -1 pm EST

      How to Read Chinese Paintings

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       Simulcast Workshop presentation: Saturday, March 6 10:00 am -1 pm EST

      Keys to Understanding the Art of Japan

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       April 15 - May 26, 2010

      Material Culture of East Asia: Gardens and Architecture

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Theatre
       January 21-March 3, 2010

      Performing Arts of East Asia: Examples from China and Japan

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Language Arts and Literature
        January 21 - March 3, 2010

       Poetry in China: from the Book of Songs through the Tang

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        March 4 - April 14, 2010

       Classic Chinese Novels: The Dream of the Red Chamber

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       Classical Japanese Literature: An Introduction

          Waka poetry, The Pillow Book, The Tale of Genji
          Account of My Hut, Essays in Idleness, Noh drama, Haikai and Haiku

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        April 15 - May 26, 2010

       Contemporary Japanese Literature: Kenzaburo Oe and Haruki Murakami

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  Asynchronous courses; on-line discussion boards. A guiding reading group with specialists
in East Asian literature from universities around the country.



Elementary
        Simulcast Workshop Presentation: Saturday, January 23 10:00 am -1 pm EST

       Celebrating Lunar New Year in China and Vietnam-- Activities Across the Elementary
        Curriculum

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The focus is on the 3rd grade level with activities that can be adapted to all grades

								
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