East Asian Popular Culture

Start Date: March 14, 2020
End Date: March 14, 2020
Time Detail: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Knutti Hall, Room 205; 102 East High Street, Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV 25443
Type of Course: Face-to-Face Seminars and Workshops
Audience: K-12 Educators
Course Description: East Asian popular culture is a fascinating window into the lives and feelings of contemporary Chinese, Japanese, and Koreans. As such, it helps American students connect with East Asians on a visceral level going beyond history and traditional practices This program features three speakers: Professor Seung-Hwan Shin (University of Pittsburgh) will speak on Korean Cinema and the Korean Wave, while Professor Gordon (Shepherd University) will present the life of Taiwanese pop singer Teresa Teng, and Professor Rachael Hutchinson (University of Delaware) will discuss Japanese videogames. The program will also feature an examination of how East Asian pop culture can be deployed in school classrooms to best effect.
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Offered to: Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia