2024 Teachers Workshop

U.S.-China Relations: Untangling Campaign Rhetoric & Understanding Policy Recording here.

With U.S. elections looming, political campaigns have and continue to portray China in an unfavorable light, undermining decades-long efforts to build constructive bilateral relations, which have local and global implications. The virtual workshop feature expert speakers addressing some of the important strategic issues shaping the U.S.-China relations, including trade, technology, and Taiwan.

In today’s interconnected world, we offer this workshop to address the needs of the many middle and high school educators who are interested in deepening their understanding of U.S.-China relations, untangling political rhetoric from actual policies, and incorporating this knowledge into their teaching. This workshop will help attendees promote critical thinking, understand policy implications, and augment current knowledge of the U.S.-China relations, and build media literacy.

Don't miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights and resources for teaching about one of the most important geopolitical relationships of our time. Join us and empower yourself to empower your students!

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Explore Asian American identity and its evolution amid a changing cultural landscape. Who are Asian Americans? Most Americans learn about Asian American history through media and entertainment. Is our ever-changing culture shaping the way we look at diversity? We delve into historical data, navigate the complexities of Asian American cultures, and consider the impact of historical labels, bias, and issues of appropriation. This informative conversation also looks at the visibility and rise of Asian Americans in pop culture through movies, music, and more. 

By fostering dialogue and encouraging creative expression, this workshop seeks to inspire positive change and contribute to a more inclusive and diverse cultural landscape. Although geared toward middle and high school educators, this webinar is open to all who are interested.

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