East Rock Institute’s 11th Annual Teach Korea Workshop

A New Look at Korea’s Division: Conflict and Peace through History, Culture and Art

Date: June 27 (Tue)-June 28 (Wed), 2017
Time: 9:00 AM ~ 3:00 PM
Location: Celentano Museum Academy (400 Canner St, New Haven, CT 06511)

Register Here:

WHO: History/Area/Social Studies teachers, school administrators and faculty, as well as all who are interested in expanding their cultural competency.

COST: $25 registration fee includes lunch, which will include classic traditional Korean dishes.

WHAT: This interactive didactic and curriculum writing workshop will offer a wonderful opportunity for teacher participants and faculty from East Rock Institute and the New Haven Public Schools System to explore Korean culture and history, including examples of cultural and political conflict resolution drawn from examples from Korea’s past and present. A partial list of topics to be covered include:

1) The Basis of Culture

2) Korean Culture in the East Asian Context

3) Korean Mask Dance Drama. Its uses and history

4) History of Modern Korea

5) The Jeju 4.3 Incident

6) Peace Island: Bringing Peace to a Conflicted World

7) Rising Tensions in the Land of the Morning Calm

For questions, please contact East Rock Institute at eastrock3@gmail.com or (203) 624-8619.

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