In this concentration, you study Chinese and Japanese language and East Asian literature, history, music, philosophy, political science, and religion. You take classes in other disciplines, do an interdisciplinary research project during your senior year, and participate, if you wish, in off-campus study in China, Japan, or Taiwan. As an East Asian studies concentrator, you may go on to graduate school or a career in in business, public service, law, teaching, research, and more.

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In summer immersion programs, Hannah Hwang ’18 will study Korean in South Korea; Emily Howe ’16 will study Swahili in Tanzania.

On Saturday, March 25, the 31st Annual Japanese Language Speech Contest was held by the Consulate General of Japan in Chicago.

Four students  were selected from Grinnell College to present their Japanese speeches at the contest in competition with students from large universities...