East Asian Studies
- Bachelor of Arts (BA)
The East Asian Studies Program is an interdisciplinary program focusing on the region that includes China, Japan, and Korea. The program provides training and practice in East Asian languages and introduces students to the societies, cultures, and histories of the region through courses in anthropology, art history, cinema, economics, history, literature, politics and religion.
Why Study East Asian Studies at Oberlin?
Upcoming East Asian Studies Events
- EAST 109 - Topics in Chinese Film: Introduction to Modern Chinese Cinema 4 credits
- EAST 276 - Modern Korean History 4 credits
- EAST 383 - The Japanese Spatial Imagination: Architecture, Design and Planning for the Future 4 credits
- CHIN 456 - Development of the Chinese Language 2 credits
East Asian Studies Faculty
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“Teaching as an East Asianist and Comparatist, I follow Horace, ‘to instruct and delight,’ and Confucius, ‘to analyze and practice what we have just learned.’”Hsiu-Chuang Deppman , Professor of Chinese and Cinema Studies