CCMTI: Teaching about Japanese Culture through Film

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@ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Community College Master Teacher Institute: In celebration of International Education Week 2020, the IRIS International Film Club is sponsoring four talks for community college instructors on teaching international studies through film. REGISTER HERE!

Before the talk, participants are encouraged to watch the film Tampopo, a 1985 Japanese comedy written and directed by Juzo Itami. Professor Ridgely will then discuss how to teach about aspects of Japanese culture through film.

Tampopo is available on google play, youtube, vudu, apple TV, Kanopy, and HBO max.

The first 30 community college instructors to register and attend all four CCMTI sessions will receive a copy of The Routledge Companion to World Cinema (retail value $51.95). All participants to any of the four sessions will receive a free digital packet of materials on teaching international studies through film.

Sponsored by the Institute for Regional and International Studies (IRIS) and Center for East Asian Studies. Co-hosted by the Midwest Institute for International/Intercultural Education, Guttman Community College, and Borough of Manhattan Community College.