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Empowering Girls to Think Globally

Blogs / 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 welcomed 12 new Education Partnership for Internationalizing Curriculum (EPIC) Fellowship Program community college instructors as members of its 2020–21 cohort.
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Angel Island Immigration Station: The Hidden History

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

Blogs / 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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Announcing the Stanford/SPICE East Asia Seminars for Teachers in Hawaii

News / October 2, 2020
The Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE), with generous support from the Freeman Foundation, is proud to announce the launch of a new teacher professional development opportunity for secondary school teachers in Hawaii.
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What Does It Mean to Be an American?: A Web-based Curriculum Toolkit

Blogs / September 29, 2020
“What Does It Mean to Be an American?” is a free educational web-based curriculum toolkit for high school and college students that examines what it means to be an American developed by the Mineta Legacy Project and Stanford’s SPICE program.
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SPICE’s Inaugural Online Course on Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Healing During a Pandemic

Blogs / September 21, 2020
SPICE concludes its first offering of Stanford e-Entrepreneurship, aimed at training young social entrepreneurs in Japan.
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My Experience with the Sejong Korea Scholars Program in the Midst of a Global Pandemic

Blogs / September 15, 2020
Amidst the hectic year known as 2020, I started and finished SPICE’s Sejong Korea Scholars Program (SKSP), an online program offered through Stanford for high school students interested in Korea.
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Applications Now Open for Spring 2021: Stanford Online Courses for High School Students on China, Korea, and Japan

News / September 14, 2020
Applications opened last week for the China Scholars Program (CSP), Sejong Korea Scholars Program (SKSP), and Reischauer Scholars Program (RSP) on Japan—three intensive online courses offered by SPICE, Stanford University, to high school students across the United States.
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Coming Full Circle: The Sejong Korea Scholars Program and Stanford

Blogs / September 8, 2020
As schools across the U.S. began to close due to COVID-19 in mid-March, I was in the unique position of transitioning into online classes while already having had some experience taking fully online classes.
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China Scholars Program: East Asia Through a STEM Lens

Blogs / September 1, 2020
I grew up with STEM as my backbone, my crutch. My parents met in engineering school, and the childhood they gifted me with was one filled with opportunities to get my hands dirty.
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Training for the Olympics During COVID-19

Blogs / August 25, 2020
The sports world has been dramatically affected by COVID-19. Not only has there been a significant decline of events for the spectator—both in person and on television—but the impact on the participants themselves has also been unprecedented.
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Teacher Resources on China: Immigration, Inclusion, and Equality

News / August 18, 2020
“Technology & Humanity: Contemporary China and Asia for K–12 Grade Classrooms” was the broad but timely theme of a virtual teachers workshop convened by Asia Society of Northern California on July 31–August 1, 2020.
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Stanford’s Center for East Asian Studies and SPICE Co-Sponsor Webinar on “Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project”

Blogs / August 11, 2020
Upwards of 15,000 to 20,000 individual migrant Chinese laborers performed the bulk of the work constructing the Central Pacific span of the First Transcontinental Railroad.
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Stanford e-Tottori: An Oasis of Promise

Blogs / August 4, 2020
When I first visited Tottori Prefecture’s iconic sand dunes a few years ago, I was reminded of other places, including deserts and long beaches, that I have visited where the path seemed like an uncertain road and where the sand erased one’s footsteps.
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The Future to Be Inherited

Blogs / July 28, 2020
The following reflection is a guest post written by Haruki Kitagawa, a 2015 alum and honoree of the Stanford e-Japan Program.
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Four Stanford e-Japan Alumni Awarded Yanai Tadashi Foundation Scholarships

News / July 21, 2020
In 2015, SPICE launched the inaugural online course, Stanford e-Japan, for high school students in Japan.
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CoviDB Speaker Series

News / July 14, 2020
In collaboration with TeachAids, Stanford Medicine, and the University of California, San Francisco, SPICE is helping to develop the CoviDB Speaker Series, which seeks to provide free online videos to educate the general public about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
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My Continuing Journey with Stanford e-Japan

Blogs / July 7, 2020
The following reflection is a guest post written by Jun Yamasaki, a Spring 2017 alum and honoree of the Stanford e-Japan Program, which is currently accepting applications for Fall 2020. He is now a student at Northwestern University.
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SPICE’s Jonas Edman Chairs Panel of Community College Educators

News / June 30, 2020
On May 16, 2020, Jonas Edman chaired a panel of community college educators with whom he worked during the 2019–20 academic year.
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The Sting of Indifference

Commentary / June 23, 2020
The Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE) unequivocally condemns the systemic racism that permeates U.S. society and fully supports the recent calls for social justice and equity.
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Visualizing the Essential: Mexicans in the U.S. Agricultural Workforce

Blogs / June 16, 2020
During multiple periods of economic crisis, the U.S. economy has depended on Mexican labor.
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The Iranian Revolution

News / June 9, 2020
Last year, the Iranian Revolution of 1979 marked its 40th anniversary. In SPICE’s newest Scholars Corner video offering, “The Iranian Revolution,” Professor Abbas Milani discusses Iran and the Iranian Revolution, noting the influence of Iran regionally and in the United States, the significance and impact of the Iranian Revolution, and the Iranian Revolution’s causes and effect
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