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Japanese Class Presentation
Simulated 6 party talks for Korea Week
Simulated 6 party talks for Korea Week
Jiangsu Cup
Korean Field Trip
Japan Week 2012
Japan Week 2012
Tibetan Students at UVa Culture Fair
Tibetan Students at UVa Culture Fair
CLTA-VA Workshop at UVA
Chinese Language Teachers Association of Virginia (CLTA-VA) Workshop at UVA
Japan Study Abroad Session

The Department of East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the University of Virginia is home to an internationally recognized faculty whose research and teaching encompasses all historical periods of the region, as well as rigorous language instruction from elementary to advanced levels in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Tibetan. More...


Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 6:30pm

Speaker: Colin MacKenzie (The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art)
Title of talk: Laurence Sickman (1906–1988) and the Chinese Art Collection of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City
Ellen Bayard Weedon Lecture in the Arts of Asia, Fralin Museum of Art

Friday, October 3, 2014 - 1:00pm

Speaker: Thomas Trautmann (University of Michigan)
Title of lecture: Elephants and Kings: India in the Optic of China
Jointly sponsored by the East and South Asia Centers, Anthropology department, and History department 

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 6:30pm

Film: The Revolutionary - the Life of Sidney Rittenberg in Mao's China

Introduced by Brantly Womack

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Students of Chinese, Japanese or Korean are eligible to live in a total immersion environment at the Shea Language House. For more information, see the Shea House page under Programs.