Chinese and Japanese Department

Want to engage deeply and knowledgeably with China and Japan? Grinnell takes you there, with a full curriculum in Chinese language and literature and two years of Japanese language and literature. The Chinese major and Chinese studies concentration include courses in history, music, political science, and religious studies and encourage study abroad and independent study. Majoring in Chinese can prepare you for graduate study or a career in government, international business, education, and more.


Juxtapose Chinese and American theatre with two versions of O’Neill play.

Over 300 guests enjoy moon cakes, Chinese food, and entertainment at this year's Moon Festival.


  • Japanese Table
    Rosenfield Center 224B - Livermore Dining Room
    Mon Dec 29
    12 p.m
  • Chinese Table
    Rosenfield Center 224C - White Dining Room
    Thu Jan 22
    12 p.m