Teaching the Impact of Japan’s Invasion of Manchuria: The Lin Family Shop

Start Date: October 23, 2020
End Date: November 10, 2020
Location: Online
Type of Course: Other
Audience: Open to middle and high school literature and social studies teachers nationwide. Priority will be given to teachers whose required curriculum includes China and who are not registered for another fall NCTA online course through TEA.
Course Description: Explore the Japanese invasion of Manchuria in the 1930s through discussions of Mao Dun’s story “The Shop of the Lin Family” (1932) and the film it inspired, directed by Shui Hua (1959). Our moderator for this film and literature group is Lynn Kalinauskas, NCTA, University of Colorado Boulder, who specializes in modern Chinese literature.

This two-week course will be conducted entirely through asynchronous online discussions with fellow teachers and the course instructor. Course assignments include film viewing, short story reading, and several short background readings. Participants will have online access to all materials. Additional resources will also be provided.
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Offered to: All States