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Scholarly Publications

The Shang Dynasty, 1600 to 1050 BCE

October 2007

The Shang Dynasty marked the middle of China’s Bronze Age and was a dynasty that made great contributions to Chinese civilization.

Arts of the Silk Road

October 2007

The travel of artistic motifs, styles, and techniques along the Silk Road is closely bound up with the larger context of the travel of beliefs, ideas, and technology.

Introduction to Buddhism

October 2007

Buddhism, one of the major world religions, began in India around thesixth century B.C.E.

News

SPICE and documentary filmmaker team up to teach students about Afghanistan

September 2005

SPICE and Documentary Filmmaker Team Up to Teach Students about Afghanistan

Reischauer Scholars Honored at Stanford

September 2007

On August 17, 2007, SPICE held an awards ceremony to honor two of the top scholars of its Reischauer Scholars Program, a distance learning course on Japan and U.S.-Japan relations for high school...

SPICE wins Buchanan Prize for fourth time

May 2008

On April 4 SPICE formally received the 2008 Franklin Buchanan Prize at the Association for Asian Studies conference in Atlanta.

Events

Examining Long-Term Radiation Effects

April 4, 2009

On April 4, 2009, SPICE co-sponsored a high school teachers' workshop with Stanford's Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (CREEES) and the National Consortium for Teaching about...

Pearl Harbor Memory: Survivor Reflections

July 27, 2009

"Pearl Harbor Memory: Survivor Reflections" was a panel presentation that took place during a "Pearl Harbor: History, Memory, Memorial" summer institute that was sponsored by the AsiaPacificEd...

Japanese American Experiences of World War II

November 18, 2011

SPICE is co-sponsoring a panel discussion, "Commemorating 70 Years Since Executive Order 9066: 1942-2012," at Stanford University.

Projects

Hana-Stanford Conference on Korea for U.S. Secondary School Teachers

Hana-Stanford Conference on Korea for U.S. Secondary Teachers was established at the Korean Studies Program in 2012 with the generous support of Hana Financial Group.
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Teaching Resources on China

China is a rising global power with a rich culture and history, yet it is not generally well understood by outsiders.
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Teaching Resources on Korea

To promote a deeper understanding of Korean culture, history, and contemporary issues, we recommend the following diverse set of teaching resources and curriculum tools to bring Korea to life in K...
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Multimedia

Silk Road Ensemble: The Road to Beijing

December 2013

In this documentary, which features Yo-Yo Ma, students learn about the Silk Road Ensemble and the Ensemble's musicians.

Japan's Geological Factors

March 2012

In this lecture, Professor Okimoto discusses how Japan’s geography and geological factors have influenced its economics, society, and culture. In addition, issues pertaining to the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami are explored.

Japan's Distinctive History

March 2012

In this lecture, Professor Okimoto explores distinctive and unique aspects of Japan’s history. In addition, he discusses the differences in perception of Japan’s history between scholars from different countries.

People

Waka Takahashi Brown Instructor and Manager, Stanford e-Japan
Jonas Edman Instructor and Manager, Sejong Korean Scholars Program, Instructional Designer
Rylan Sekiguchi Curriculum Designer