SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--1990 Institute announced that its 7th annual CHINA NOW Seminar and Workshop will take place on July 26-27, 2019, 8am–5 pm, at San Mateo County Office of Education (SMCOE) in Redwood City, CA. The seminar, China on the Move, will present thought-provoking lectures on China today by professors from Stanford University, University of California at Berkeley, University of Southern California, and University of California at Irvine, among others (listed below). Teachers will not only learn about modern China, they will also engage in lesson planning workshops to design how to take these lessons back to their classrooms.
1990 Institute also provides resources on its website to support teachers during and after the seminar, including videos of the speakers, content from the participatory Teachers Workshop, research and robust lesson plans for students. Teachers can attend at no charge, and stipends of $200-400 and Continuing Education Credits may be available. Teachers can find more information and sign up for the seminar and workshop at teachers.1990institute.org.
CHINA NOW is co-sponsored by the University of Southern California U.S.-China Institute, and its Executive Director, Clayton Dube, is the moderator of the seminar. The program is also presented in partnership with the San Mateo County Office of Education. The lecture portion of the seminar is available to the general public and everyone can sign up to access the livestream at no charge at https://teachers.1990institute.org/livestream.
|2019 CHINA NOW Speakers||Topics|
Clayton Dube, Executive Director, University of Southern California U.S.-China Institute
|U.S.-China Relations Today|
|Frank Dikötter, Chair Professor of Humanities, University of Hong Kong, Author of Mao's Great Famine: The History of China's Most Devastating Catastrophe||Trends in Modern China|
Samuel So, MD, Professor of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine
|Healthcare in China|
|Mark Henderson, Associate Professor and Director, Public Policy Program, Mills College||China, Globalization and the Environment|
|Linda Neuhauser, Clinical Professor of Community Health and Human Development, UC Berkeley School of Public Health||Migrant Workers Wellness Project|
|Eve Wen-Jing Lee, Special Advisor for Asian Health Programs, Health Research for Action, UC Berkeley||Migrant Workers Wellness Project|
|Ellen Huang, Distinguished Practitioner, Stanford University||China’s Contemporary Art Scene|
|Darlene Chiu Bryant, Executive Director, GlobalSF||U.S.-China Trade and Business Relations|
|Francis Lee, Former CEO, Synaptics||Tech Advancements and U.S.-China Relations|
Devin Hess, Director, Technology Integration, UC Berkeley History Social Science Project
Integrating Teachings About Modern China in the Classroom
Speakers and topics are subject to change.
About 1990 Institute
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