Write About Asia Spring 2019

Start Date: March 16, 2019
End Date: April 27, 2019
Time Detail: March 16, March 30, April 6, April 27 - 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (includes public lecture) - ( a commitment to attend a minimum of two workshops is required)
Location: Seattle Art Museum, Plestcheeff Auditorium
Type of Course: Face-to-Face Seminars and Workshops
Audience: All grades K-12 teachers
Course Description: "Write about Asia" is offered by the East Asia Resource Center in conjunction with the Seattle Asian Art Museum's Gardner Center for Asian Art and Ideas Saturday University Lecture Series. On March 16, March 30, April 6 and April 27 there will be a lecture followed by a writing workshop which will be facilitated by Mary Roberts.
Educators will attend the public lecture from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. and then meet for a writing workshop from 11:30 a.m - 2:00 p.m. During the workshop, time is given to solitary writing in response to the morning lecture. The workshop will nurture educators as writers through self-reflection and group discussion. Priority will be given to full-time K12 teachers. Teachers must sign up for and attend two or more lectures in the application below. Spaces are limited.

This upcoming series is titled “Trans Plants: Collecting, Gathering and Globalizing Plants". This five-part series will begin with "a consideration of plants in and out of their native environment, and of how plants become an art material in bonsai and Chinese gardens. Hear stories of a delicious mushroom that only grows in the wild, farming eucalyptus as a colonial endeavor, and a hunt for rhododendrons in China" (excerpt from the Gardner Center website).
Registration and Info:

Click HERE to register – (a commitment to attend a minimum of two workshops is required)

Offered to: Washington