Mississippi

For general information on past and present programs in Mississippi, please see the NCTA page at The Croft Institute, Ole Miss and follow them on Facebook. For additional information on programs in Mississippi, please contact Elizabeth Googe (662-915-1500), Noell Wilson, Josh Howard, Peter Thilly, or Oliver Dinius.

Sijo Workshop: Comparing Korean Poetry with Chinese and Japanese Verse

Start Date: September 28, 2019
End Date: September 28, 2019
Time Detail: 8:00am-4:45pm, with reception and concert to follow
Location: Pike Performing Arts Center, 6701 Zionsville Rd, Indianapolis IN 46268
Type of Course: Face-to-Face Seminars and Workshops
Audience: K-12 teachers from all disciplines are encouraged to apply
Course Description: This workshop will introduce K-12 educators to Korean sijo, Chinese jueju, and Japanese haiku, with attention to thematic and stylistic similarities and differences among the three forms. It will also include a sijo composition session, as well as strategies for teaching East Asian poetry. The workshop will be followed by a Korean Performing Arts Concert.
Registration and Info:

Applications accepted online at  https://easc.indiana.edu/machform/view.php?id=15791. Participants will be required to pay a $40 non-refundable registration fee upon acceptance to the workshop.

Deadline: August 23, 2019. Participation limited to 25, with preference given to full-time teachers in Indiana.

*Please note: Application eligibility limited to teachers who have not participated in a previous IU-NCTA sijo workshop.

Offered to: All States
Additional Information: Participation includes a stipend based on roundtrip travel distance from the workshop venue. Meals and a certificate of participation will be provided to all participants.

*Up to 150 miles: $200
*151-450 miles: $350
*More than 450 miles: $500


Thirty Minutes Over Oregon: A Japanese Pilot’s World War II Story, with author Marc Tyler Nobleman

Start Date: October 24, 2019
End Date: October 24, 2019
Time Detail: 7-8pm Eastern Time
Location: Online
Type of Course: Simulcasts and Webinars
Course Description: Join us for a presentation by Marc Tyler Nobleman, author of Thirty Minutes Over Oregon: A Japanese Pilot's World War II Story, 2018 Honorable Mention Freeman Book Award--Children's Literature.
Registration and Info:

Click HERE to register.

Offered to: All States