Fall, 2009 began the Inaugural lecture series with the Writing About Asia Writing Group. Each Saturday writers listened to the lecture from 9:30 to 11:oo;wrote in the galleries; and then share d their writing from 12:30-1:30. Winter, 2010 began Health,Sex and Woman’s Rights in Contemporary Asia.
This coming Saturday March 20 begins the next series in the Saturday Univeristy: Contemporary Asian Religions and their Expressions in Contemporary Asian Society. This community of writers is accepting more writers to join our group. Please write [email protected] for more information. Interested teachers can earn up to 24 clock hours.
NCTA East Asian Resource Center
University of Washington and Seattle Asian Art Museum
Saturday University Lecture Series Asia in Focus
Writing Workshop: Spring Enrichment
Engage in the writing workshop process –
writing and sharing thoughts about Asia
Place: Seattle Asian Art Museum
1400 East Prospect Street
Seattle, WA 98112–3303
9:30 – 11:00 Enjoy lectures on Asian Culture
This lecture series by The Gardner Center for Asian Art and Ideas, founded by Mimi Gardner Gates, SAM’s director emerita, advances the region’s engagement with Asia through dynamic public programs that provide informed perspectives on Asia, past and present. Together we will explore a holistic look at Asia and seek to find our voice around the challenging social issues and international relations.
11:00-1:30 Write and Share your Writing with other Writers Interested in Asia
These workshop sessions will nurture you as a writer helping you reflect on your own writing process as you participate in a community of writers whose main interest is Asia. Admission to the lectures, the following writing workshops and 24 clock hours is funded through the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) with generous support of the Freeman Foundation of New York.
Instructor: Mary Barber Roberts
NCTA Master Teacher and Travel Study Leader with the University of Washington and published writer
Please fill out the brief questionnaire on the next page and return to Mary Barber Roberts at [email protected]
ALL teachers and library media specialists are welcome. This class has a limited enrollment of 12.
For the purpose of building a writing community, participants need to attend at least four of the six lectures.
Writing Workshop: Reflections on Asia
March 20-May 8
Seattle Asian Art Museum
|Free admission to the lectures and following writing workshops along with free 4 clock hours for each session – up to 24 clock hours total.
Home Phone Number:
Position and School:
Experience and/or interest with Asia:
To apply please send this completed application sheet to me. Thank You!
Mary Barber Roberts