East Asia NRC

In 2010, the U.S. Department of Education designated Georgetown's Asian Studies Program as an East Asia National Resource Center and assigned it the task of providing free educational resources and opportunities related to East Asia for K-12 and community college instructors and students.
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Accepting Submissions: 2014 High School Essay Contest

April 3, 2014Topic: Analysis of a historically significant event or series of events in 20th Century China, Korea, OR Japan Submission Deadline: May 28, 2014 11:59 PM If you are a sophomore, junior, or senior high school student (Grades 10-12) with an interest in East Asia, the Asian Studies Program at Georgetown University invites you to enter our East... [Continue Reading]

Public Health in Asia: The Aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines

February 27, 2014The SFS Asian Studies Program and Global Human Development Program hosted experts from relief organizations to discuss the public health situation and relief efforts being carried out in the Philippines in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan. The panel was moderated by Dr. Sharon Stash, advisor to the Global Human Development Program and the deputy director... [Continue Reading]

Lunar New Year Presentations

January 13, 2014Georgetown University’s National Resource Center is once again offering presentations on the Lunar New Year for elementary school students (grades 1-5). Lunar New Year 2014 falls on Friday, January 31. For more details on the presentation and to book a speaker, please contact Kat Harrington at krh45@georgetown.edu.