CALL FOR EAA TEACHING CASE STUDIES: Middle School, High School, and Undergraduate Instructors

Do you consistently use an EAA article, teaching resource essay, or lesson plan with your students and are impressed enough with the results to share your success with us?

Complete the brief case study form at and tell us how EAA is used in your classroom, including narrative and/or lesson plan content e.g., objectives/learning goals. Please include 1–5 EAA archive selections. This year’s volume of the Education About Asia (EAA) teaching journal marks our 25th anniversary. In celebration, and with your help, we would like to highlight how you use EAA in the classroom. Submissions will be included in our EAA Digest e-newsletter and on the EAA website, with the goal of providing a roadmap for other teachers wishing to use EAA articles in their work.

Celebrating 25 years of Education About Asia

With its forthcoming spring 2020 issue, Education About Asia (EAA), the AAS teaching journal, celebrates its twenty-fifth year of publication. This milestone represents an ideal time to look back on a quarter century of EAA. AAS Publications Manager Jon Wilson invited EAA Editor Lucien Ellington to recall how the journal began and share his thoughts about the future.

NEW! Online Archive Search Engine

We are proud to announce the new online archive search engine. Take advantage of our open access archives of close to 1,500 articles from the full run of EAA. With filter options ranging from academia field to country, this search engine has been designed to assist teachers and students.

Asia Shorts Book: Teaching About Asia in a Time of Pandemic. Deadline: June 15

The Asia Shorts book series, published by the Association for Asian Studies is developing an edited volume titled Teaching About Asia in a Time of Pandemic. This volume will consist of two sections. Section one will include teaching resource essays on how to teach Asia-related topics online. Contributions are welcome from seasoned online instructors as well as from those recently forced into an online environment because of Covid-19. Prospective authors may address their online instructional approaches that are applicable to middle, high school, or undergraduate courses. Section two will include essays on teaching about the pandemic utilizing historical, economic, political, and social perspectives from and about Asia. Submission deadline: June 15, 2020

This page is for EAA-related news and announcements. If you have information about other Asia-related programs and resources, please email Lucien Ellington at