SWCAS & MCAA Joint Conference, Oct. 3-5 2014
The Southwest Conference on Asian Studies (SWCAS) and the Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs (MCAA) will hold a joint conference on October 3-5, 2014 at the University of Kansas, in Lawrence, KS. This marks the 6th time that the MCAA conference will be held at KU, but it will be a first for the SWCAS conference.
We are inviting area K-12 teachers to attend any or all of the conference FOR FREE. The Saturday sessions will be followed by a Breakout Session in the afternoon during which we will discuss the ways that you can put what you’ve learned to use in your classrooms. For more information on the conference, please visit our webpage: www.ceas.ku.edu The schedule and other information will be posted closer to the actual date of the conference.
Follow this link for Registation.
More About Our Workshops
The Center for East Asian Studies offers a number of professional development opportunities for K-12 teachers in Kansas and Western Missouri. Our teachers' workshops are designed to enhance teachers' knowledge of East Asian culture and their ability to teach this to their students. To find what workshops we are offering, sign up for Outreach Notes, our outreach newsletter. To sign up, send an email to Randi Hacker, Outreach Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please put "Outreach Notes" in the subject line.
The Center also houses the Kansas Consortium for Teaching about Asia (KCTA), which offers professional development classes in East Asian history and culture for teachers interested in learning how to incorporate Chinese, Japanese, and Korean content into the curriculum for all subject areas and grade levels. Classes are given throughout the year in either face-to-face or online formats. To learn more, please visit www.kcta.ku.edu.