North America

News

Stanford e-Japan Online Course Now Accepting Applications for Spring 2022

November 2021

Interested students must apply by December 31, 2021.

Teaching Diverse Perspectives on the Vietnam War

November 2021

On Veterans Day 2021, SPICE Director Gary Mukai reflects on some lesser-known stories of Vietnam War veterans.

Spring 2022 Applications Now Open: Stanford Online Courses for High School Students on China, Korea, and Japan

September 2021

Students with a strong interest in East Asia or international relations are especially encouraged to apply.

Events

SPICE Webinar: "Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project at Stanford University"

June 26, 2020

Webinar recording: https://youtu.be/9eyHTMF2L7w   Upwards of 15,000 to 20,000 individual migrant Chinese laborers performed the bulk of the work constructing the Central Pacific span of the...

More than Sports: Using the Olympics to Teach Modern East Asian History

June 8, 2020

Webinar recording: https://youtu.be/ShtOUZ67F-s Video of Using the Olympics to Teach Modern East Asian History   Webinar Description: From amazing athletic feats to beautiful pageantry, the...

SPICE Webinar: "Indigenous Voices: Educational Perspectives from Navajo, Native Hawaiian, and Ainu Scholars in the Diaspora"

June 8, 2020

Webinar recording: https://youtu.be/sQBR-NZBWks Video of Educational Perspectives from Navajo, Native Hawaiian, and Ainu Scholars in the Diaspora   Webinar Description: On March 18, 2021, the...

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

From Cold War to Hot Peace

April 2021

Professor Michael McFaul discusses his book, "From Cold War to Hot Peace: A U.S. Ambassador in Putin's Russia," outlining the current state of U.S.–Russia relations and introducing three possible explanations for it.

The Iranian Revolution

April 2020

In this video, 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...

The Rise and Implications of Identity Politics

March 2019

Black Lives Matter. Catalan independence. #MeToo. White nationalism. The Islamic State.

People

naomi funahashi Naomi Funahashi Manager, Reischauer Scholars Program and Teacher Professional Development
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Maiko Tamagawa Bacha Maiko Tamagawa Bacha Instructor, Stanford e-Entrepreneurship Japan, Instructor, Stanford e-Kawasaki
KotaniMeiko WEB Meiko Kotani Instructor, Stanford e-Japan
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Alison Keiko Harsch Alison Keiko Harsch Instructor, Stanford e-Kobe
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Kasumi Yamashita Kasumi Yamashita Instructor, Stanford e-Oita