East Asian Studies

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  Thirty years ago China was an impoverished state with a limited role in global affairs.  Today it’s the world’s second largest economy, and seems likely to overtake the United States within three years. It has four of the top ten banks, is the number one exporter in the world...
  “Food is a prism that absorbs and reflects a host of cultural phenomena,” says Jin Feng. “An examination of Chinese and Chinese American foodways — behaviors and beliefs surrounding the production, distribution, processing, preparation, and consumption of food — reveals power...
Tracy Pa ’15 and Isaiah Tyree ’15 have been awarded federally funded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to support their study abroad during the spring 2014 semester. Tyree is a history and psychology major from Taos, New Mexico. He will study at the University of...

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In this interdisciplinary 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...