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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

The China Scholars Program: Continuing a 45-year tradition of bridging Stanford and schools

October 2018

In 1972, after years of frozen relations between China and the United States, President Richard Nixon met with Chairman Mao Zedong and set the two countries on a mutually interdependent path.

From sand dunes to Detective Conan

September 2018

Comedian Conan O’Brien recently announced that he will visit Hokuei City (aka “Conan Town”) in Tottori Prefecture, Japan, which is well known for its sand dunes and the manga character, Detective...

2018–19 EPIC Community College Faculty Fellows Program

August 2018

Since 2010, Stanford Global Studies (SGS) has partnered with community colleges through innovative projects such as the Stanford Human Rights Education Initiative and the Education Partnership for...

Events

American Universities in China: Lessons from Japan

March 30, 2018

Dennis T. Yang is member of the U.S.

Webinar: "Teaching and Learning Online with SPICE: Global Competence, Global Perspectives"

March 7, 2018

This webinar will take place on the Zoom (video conferencing) platform.

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.

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

Scholars Corner

September 2017

Scholars Corner features videos of scholars from the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) discussing contemporary issues and research in their fields of expertise, reflecting FSI’s research interest in the problems, policies,...

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.

People

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