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Students with Mayor Fukuda; photo courtesy Kawasaki City

Kawasaki City Mayor Norihiko Fukuda Delivers Inspirational Comments to Students

Blogs / April 26, 2022
Stanford e-Kawasaki closing ceremony held.
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President George W. Bush and President Bill Clinton from What Does It Mean to Be an American?

SPICE’s Rylan Sekiguchi Interviewed by Education About Asia

News / April 19, 2022
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 Prize for his authorship of What Does It Mean to Be an American?
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Winners Announced for the Fall 2021 Stanford e-Japan Award

News / April 12, 2022
Congratulations to our newest student honorees.
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Evan Wright (front row, third from the right), Adriana Reinecke, RSP 2009 (first row, third from the left), and Monica, RSP 2013 (second row, third from the right) with the Reischauer Center staff in Mt. Vernon

The Reischauer Legacy: How the RSP Inspired Me to Dedicate My Life to U.S.–Japan Relations

Blogs / April 5, 2022
The following reflection is a guest post written by Evan Wright, an alumnus of the Reischauer Scholars Program.
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Japan’s Top Envoy to the U.S. Discusses the State of Japan Studies in Higher Education with Stanford and UC Berkeley Experts

News / March 31, 2022
At an in-person meeting of a joint delegation from Japan's Embassy to the United States and Consulate-General of Japan in San Francisco with a panel of experts from Stanford and UC Berkeley, Japanese Ambassador Koji Tomita stressed the importance of bilateral academic collaboration in the continual development of the U.S.-Japan partnership.
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Yo-Yo Ma and Kinan Azmeh

Kinan Azmeh and Yo-Yo Ma: Art in a Time of Crisis

Blogs / March 29, 2022
On April 6, 2022, Silkroad will be performing at Stanford University.
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Principal Officer John C. Taylor and Governor Seitaro Hattori with students

Opening Ceremony for Stanford e-Fukuoka

Blogs / March 22, 2022
Governor Seitaro Hattori, Ambassador Rahm Emanuel, and Principal Officer John C. Taylor congratulate students in inaugural class.
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CISAC Scholars Martha Crenshaw, Rose Gottemoeller, Norman Naimark, Megan Palmer; photos courtesy CISAC

Introduction to Issues in International Security

News / March 15, 2022
A new video curriculum series is released.
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Michelle Murcia at Gyeongbokgung Palace, South Korea

Academic Exploration: My Studies in the Sejong Korea Scholars Program and Korean Peninsula

Blogs / March 8, 2022
The following reflection is a guest post written by Michelle Murcia, an alumna of the 2021 Sejong Korea Scholars Program.
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Hinako Saldi Sato, Women of the World, Japan tour, 2015

Stanford e-Kobe Guest Speaker: Hinako Saldi Sato

Blogs / March 1, 2022
Empowering Japanese women through community building
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“Negro going in colored entrance of movie house on Saturday afternoon, Belzoni, Mississippi Delta, 1939”

Capturing U.S. History and Humanity: The Photographs of Marion Post Wolcott

Blogs / February 22, 2022
“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 another.”
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Rylan Sekiguchi at Hiroshima University High School with Kenzi Watanabe, Principal, and Akiyoshi Kai, Head of R&D Department and member of the Mathematics Department

Stanford e-Hiroshima: Empowering Youth in Hiroshima

Blogs / February 16, 2022
Ryuji and Nanako Yamada share reflections on their lives in Hiroshima and their American mentors.
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What Does It Mean to Be an American?: Reflections from Students (Part 7)

Blogs / February 8, 2022
Reflections of eight students on the website “What Does It Mean to Be an American?”
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SPICE’s Rylan Sekiguchi Selected as a Cohort Fellow for the Movers and Shakas Program

Blogs / February 1, 2022
Movers and Shakas is an initiative to attract remote workers, especially returning kamaʻāina, to create a more innovative, resilient, and sustainable Hawaiʻi.
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Professor Yujin Yaguchi in front of the main library at University of Tokyo

Professor Yujin Yaguchi, University of Tokyo, Offers Lecture on Pearl Harbor for Stanford e-Japan

Blogs / January 25, 2022
Professor Yujin Yaguchi introduced diverse perspectives on Pearl Harbor to 27 high school students in Stanford e-Japan.
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Civil and Human Rights: The Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy

Blogs / January 17, 2022
SPICE recommends the use of a short lecture—titled “Civil and Human Rights: The Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy” by Dr. Clayborne Carson—for high school and college levels.
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The Missing Fragments of My Japanese Identity

Blogs / January 11, 2022
The following reflection is a guest post written by Hikaru Sean Isayama, a 2020 alumnus of the Reischauer Scholars Program.
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Dr. Hebert Lin

Virtual Workshop for Community College Instructors Will Explore Cyber Threat Across the U.S. Nuclear Enterprise

News / January 4, 2022
SPICE and Stanford Global Studies will offer a free virtual workshop with Dr. Herbert Lin on January 25th, 4:00pm–6:00pm.
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What Does It Mean to Be an American?: Reflections from Students (Part 6)

Blogs / December 14, 2021
Reflections of eight students on the website “What Does It Mean to Be an American?”
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Growing Up Navajo

Blogs / November 30, 2021
Dr. Harold Begay, Navajo Nation Superintendent (Select) of Schools, Department of Diné Education, shares reflections on his life.
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Stanford e-Japan Online Course Now Accepting Applications for Spring 2022

News / November 24, 2021
Interested students must apply by December 31, 2021.
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Teaching Diverse Perspectives on the Vietnam War

Blogs / November 16, 2021
On Veterans Day 2021, SPICE Director Gary Mukai reflects on some lesser-known stories of Vietnam War veterans.
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A Gateway to Collaboration: SPICE/Stanford and CASEER/University of Tokyo

Blogs / November 9, 2021
The SPICE/Stanford–CASEER/UTokyo Lecture Series provides a platform to share current educational research and practice.
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Professor Tomás Jiménez

Virtual Workshop for Community College Instructors Will Explore Immigration Policies, Attitudes, and Inclusion

News / November 2, 2021
SPICE and Stanford Global Studies will offer a free virtual workshop with Professor Tomás Jiménez on November 9, 4:00–6:00PM.
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Mariko Yang-Yoshihara Empowers Girls in Japan with STEAM Education

Blogs / October 26, 2021
SPICE’s Yang-Yoshihara aims to level the playing field and raise self-efficacy for all genders.
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