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Scholarly Publications

Koreans in Japan

October 2010

Although Koreans in Japan prior to World War II suffered racial discrimination and economic exploitation, the Japanese authorities nonetheless counted ethnic Koreans as Japanese nationals and...

Japanese Education

December 2005

It is important for teachers and students to develop a broad understanding of Japanese education.

Using Museums to Teach About Japan

December 2002

Whether or not your school is located near a museum that offers school programs, kits, or special events specific to Japan, your students can benefit from museum resources.

News

Seeing the world beyond a grain of sand: SPICE's online course for Tottori Prefecture

October 2017

When I visited Tottori Prefecture for the first time last year, I learned that it was the last prefecture in Japan to open a Starbucks outlet and that it is well known for the Tottori Sand Dunes...

Japan Day 2017: Recognizing high school students in Japan and the United States

September 2017

We often speak about U.S.–Japan relations in grand terms that focus on links between our countries.

High school students in Tottori prefecture spreading their wings

December 2016

Tottori Prefecture—the least populous prefecture in Japan known for its seafood and stunning natural beauty, including its iconic sand dunes—is now collaborating with Stanford University.

Events

Webinar - President Obama Visits Hiroshima: Perspectives and Classroom Resources

May 17, 2016

On May 27, 2016, President Obama will become the first sitting president to visit Hiroshima.

Teaching and Learning Online: Connecting Students Globally through Stanford e-Japan and the Reischauer Scholars Program

April 26, 2016

Online education offers new opportunities to connect students across borders in engaging and interactive ways.

Divided Memories: Comparing History Textbooks

November 19, 2015

Join us Wednesday to celebrate International Education Week! We’ll be conducting our first open webinar at the 2015 Global Education Conference (#globaled15).

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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Multimedia

Japan's Emergence as an Innovating Economy

February 2017

Japan's emergence in the 1970s and 1980s as a technological and innovative powerhouse impressed and fascinated the world. Many believed that Japan's technological gains stemmed from government-provided subsidies.

Doomed to Cooperate: Averting Post-Cold War Nuclear Dangers

October 2016

At the end of the Cold War, American and Russian scientists came together—overcoming political, cultural, and geographic divides—to work toward a common goal of reducing nuclear threat. In this video, Siegfried S.

Art in a Time of Crisis

July 2016

Since 2002 SPICE has collaborated with the Silk Road Project to conduct teacher professional development seminars and develop curricular materials.

People

Selena Lai Curriculum Consultant
Naomi Funahashi Manager, Reischauer Scholars Program and Teacher Professional Development
Jonas Edman Instructor and Manager, Sejong Korean Scholars Program, Instructional Designer
Stefanie Orrick Lamb Curriculum Consultant
Greg Francis Curriculum Consultant
Tanya Lee Instructor, Stanford e-China and China Scholars Program
Young A. Lee Financial Management Analyst
Sabrina Ishimatsu Event Coordinator, Distance Learning Instructor
Grace MyHyun Kim Curriculum Consultant
Rylan Sekiguchi Curriculum Designer
Waka Takahashi Brown Instructor and Manager, Stanford e-Japan