The Kansas Consortium for Teaching about Asia (KCTA) is headquartered at the Center for East Asian Studies, University of Kansas. It is associated with the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) and is funded by the Freeman Foundation of New York and Stowe, Vermont. NCTA maintains five regional oversight centers in the United States that work with more than forty educational institutions. KCTA is part of the Columbia University group.


Center for East Asian Studies

KU's Center for East Asian Studies is a Title VI National Resource Center dedicated to teaching people of all ages about East Asia. We provide an array of resources for educators at all levels, sponsor East Asia themed events and lectures at the University of Kansas and at partner institutions, and assist KU students to develop expertise in East Asian languages and cultures.

Click here to reach the CEAS home page.

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