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Japan Day honorees

SPICE Recognizes Top Students in Stanford e-Japan and the Reischauer Scholars Program

News / April 13, 2021
On March 26, 2021, a virtual award ceremony was held to honor SPICE’s Spring and Fall 2019 Stanford e-Japan honorees and 2020 Reischauer Scholars Program honorees.
Kristi Roundtree, University of Washington, announces Buchanan Prize recipient, Rylan Sekiguchi; images courtesy Association for Asian Studies

SPICE’s Rylan Sekiguchi Receives the 2021 Franklin R. Buchanan Prize

News / April 6, 2021
On March 24, 2021 during the annual Association for Asian Studies conference, SPICE’s Manager of Curriculum and Instructional Design Rylan Sekiguchi formally accepted the 2021 Franklin R. Buchanan...
George Takei, Hosato Enterprises, Inc., Los Angeles

Live Long and Prosper… and Stand Back

Blog / March 22, 2021
In his March 15, 2021 lecture for SPICE’s Reischauer Scholars Program, actor George Takei—who played Hikaru Sulu, helmsman of the USS Enterprise in Star Trek—added “and Stand Back” to the iconic Star...
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What Does It Mean to Be an American?: Reflections from Students (Part 3)

Blog / March 16, 2021
Reflections of nine students on the website "What Does It Mean To Be an American?"
Stanford Professor Kären Wigen gives a virtual seminar for Stanford SEAS Hawaii

Teachers in Hawaii Connect with Stanford Scholars

News / March 9, 2021
Twenty-four high school educators comprise the inaugural cohort of Stanford/Freeman SEAS Hawaii Fellows.
Victoria Tsai in Kyoto

Stanford e-Kawasaki Guest Speaker: Victoria Tsai, Founder and CEO, Tatcha

Blog / March 2, 2021
The two key themes of Stanford e-Kawasaki are entrepreneurship and diversity, and Stanford e-Kawasaki Instructor Maiko Tamagawa Bacha invites guest speakers with these themes in mind.
rylan sekiguchi

SPICE’s Rylan Sekiguchi Is the 2021 Franklin R. Buchanan Prize Recipient

News / February 17, 2021
Rylan Sekiguchi was announced this week as the recipient of the 2021 Franklin R. Buchanan Prize for his authorship of What Does It Mean to Be an American?
Secretary Norman Mineta and Rylan Sekiguch

What Does It Mean to Be an American?: A Webinar for Educators, February 20, 2021, 10am PST

News / February 17, 2021
The Mineta Legacy Project and SPICE are providing an educational opportunity for people across the country to learn about the Japanese American experience during World War II by presenting a webinar...
Headshot of Risa Ishii and Takaho Iwasaki

Journey into the World of Entrepreneurship: Stanford e-Hiroshima Guest Speakers, Risa Ishii and Takaho Iwasaki

Blog / February 9, 2021
Stanford e-Hiroshima is an online course for high school students in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan, that is sponsored by the Hiroshima Prefectural Government. Launched in fall 2019, it is offered by...
Kimi Takagi with students

Kimi Takagi, A Trailblazer for Women’s Education in Modern Japan

Blog / February 2, 2021
“It is said,” a Japanese social theorist and educator, Yukichi Fukuzawa, wrote in his best-selling book An Encouragement of Learning (1872–76), “that heaven does not create one person above or below...
Sumire Hirotsuru performing in Tokyo; photo courtesy Sumire Hirotsuru

Giving Back to One’s Hometown: Stanford e-Oita Guest Speaker, Sumire Hirotsuru

Blog / January 26, 2021
Stanford e-Oita is an online course for high school students in Oita Prefecture in the southwestern island of Kyushu, Japan, that is sponsored by the Oita Prefectural Government. Launched in fall...
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What Does It Mean to Be an American?: Reflections from Students (Part 2)

Blog / January 19, 2021
Reflections of seven students on the website "What Does It Mean To Be an American?"
Tokyo’s Shin Okubo neighborhood, known for its Korea Town

Global Human Rights and Minority Social Movements in Japan: A Webinar by Professor Kiyoteru Tsutsui

Blog / January 12, 2021
On December 10, 2020, 44 educators from across the United States joined a webinar titled “Global Human Rights and Minority Social Movements in Japan.”
Encina Hall with SPICE logo

SPICE Launches Stanford e-China

Blog / December 15, 2020
SPICE’s Stanford e-China program successfully completed its fall 2020 inaugural course, “Technologies Changing the World: Thinking into Action.”
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What Does It Mean to Be an American?: Reflections from Students

Blog / December 8, 2020
Reflections of eight students on the website "What Does It Mean To Be an American?"
John Roos

Ambassador John Roos and the Importance of Student-to-Student Exchange

Blog / December 1, 2020
Just over ten years after becoming the first U.S. ambassador to Japan to participate in the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony in 2010, Ambassador John Roos spoke about his experiences with 26 high...
Koki Mashita at Webb School of California; photo courtesy Koki Mashita

The Reischauer Scholars Program: The Inspiration to Start an Investment Firm

Blog / November 24, 2020
The following reflection is a guest post written by Koki Mashita, an alumnus of the Reischauer Scholars Program.
female student standing in front of Akamon in Japan

Stanford e-Japan: A Turning Point in My Life

Blog / November 17, 2020
The following reflection is a guest post written by Hikaru Suzuki, a 2015 alumna and honoree of the Stanford e-Japan Program, which is currently accepting applications for Spring 2021.
Valerie Wu at Stanford University, August 10, 2018

China Scholars Program Instructor Dr. Tanya Lee Interviewed by US-China Today

Blog / November 10, 2020
Valerie Wu, a student at the University of Southern California and an alum of SPICE’s Reischauer Scholars Program (RSP) and China Scholars Program (CSP), recently interviewed Dr. Tanya Lee,...
Rose Adams with the International Affairs Division, Hiroshima Prefectural Government

Chasing Curiosity

Blog / November 3, 2020
The following reflection is a guest post written by Rose Adams, an alumna of the Reischauer Scholars Program
Stanford e-Eiri students and Eiri staff

Empowering Girls to Think Globally

Blog / October 27, 2020
In 1908, Kimi Takagi established Takagi Girls’ High School, now renamed Yokohama Eiri Girls’ High School.
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Collegiality and the 2020–21 EPIC Fellows

News / October 20, 2020
On August 13 and 14, 2020, Stanford Global Studies (SGS) welcomed 12 new Education Partnership for Internationalizing Curriculum (EPIC) Fellowship Program community college instructors as members of...
Image from Angel Island: The Chinese American Experience

Angel Island Immigration Station: The Hidden History

Blog / October 13, 2020
On September 2, 2020, over 160 educators from across the United States joined a webinar titled “Angel Island Immigration Station: The Hidden History.”
Male student with a backpack

Stanford e-Japan: A Gate for Learning about the United States and a Mirror for Reflection on Japan

Blog / October 6, 2020
The following reflection is a guest post written by Shintaro Aoi, an alumnus of the Stanford e-Japan Program.

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