Courses

 

Chinese

Instruction is regularly offered in the first four years of modern Chinese, and in the first year of the classical language. When demand warrants, Classical Chinese beyond the elementary level is also offered. Literature is taught on a regular basis as well, both in the original and in English translation. Overseas programs are available for advanced students to study in China. Funds for language study in East Asia are available from the Weedon East Asia Travel Fund. 

Japanese

Instruction covers all levels of modern Japanese. Equal attention is given to speaking, writing, reading, and composition. Classical and modern literature, including cross-cultural courses, are offered in the original and in translation on a regular basis. Overseas programs are available for advanced students to study in Japan. Funds for language study in East Asia are available from the Weedon East Asia Travel Fund.

East Asian Studies

Instruction covers multidisciplinary exposure to East Asia featuring a language core in DEAL-LC and additional courses in both DEAL-LC and other departments. 

Korean

Instruction covers all levels of the Korean language.  Equal attention is given to speaking, writing, reading and composition.

Tibetan

Instruction covers all levels of the Tibetan language.  Equal attention is given to speaking, writing, reading and composition.