Courses for EAS Concentration Credit


Fall 2022

  Course Code   Course Title Instructor

JAPN 0810

  Classical Japanese Jeffrey Niedermaier
E HIST 1120   At China's Edges Rebecca Nedostup
E HIST 1962F   Self, Family, and Network in Chinese Landscapes Rebecca Nedostup
E EAST 0309   Courtesans, Concubines, and Wives: Gender Relations in Imperial China Beverly Bossler
E,S EAST 0303   Literature, Science, and Technology in China Kaijun Chen
E EAST 0505   Two Koreas Ellie Choi
E, F EAST 0141   Catastrophic Japan Kerry Smith
E HIST 1156   Postwar Japan Kerry Smith
E CHIN 0913   Life, Trends, and History of Modern China Wenhui Chen
E EAST 0402   Japan's Floating World Janine Sawada
E EAST 0703  

Confucianism and Its Critics

Janine Sawada
E HIST 1101   Chinese Political Thought from Confucius to Xi Jinping Cynthia Brokaw
E,S  EAST 1931   Market Economy, Popular Culture, and Mass Media in Contemporary China Lingzhen Wang
  RELS 0520   Tai Chi, Qigong, and Traditions of Energy Cultivation in China

Larson Difiori

  POLS 1350   Chinese Foreign Policy

Tyler Jost

  POLS 1821O   Politics of Economic Development in Asia Ashnutosh Varshney
E HIST 1156   Postwar Japan Kerry Smith
  ENGL 1761G   Translational Echoes of the Korean War

Daniel Kim

  ETHN 1200N   Introduction to Asian American History TBD
  HIST 0559B   Asian Americans and Third World Solidarity Naoko Shibusawa
E EAST 0411   Diplomats, Drunkards, and Anarchists: Competing Visions of the Future in Japan’s Global Past Maro Dotulong


Spring 2023

  Course Code   Course Title Instructor

COLT 0710B

  Very Short Poetry: From Tanka to Twitter Jeffrey Niedermaier
E HIST 1942A   Taiwan's Geographies Rebecca Nedostup
E,S  EAST 1702   Pacific Indigeneities: From Māori Mythology to James Cameron’s Avatar Maro Dotulong
E EAST 0010   Beyond Orientalism: Understanding “East Asia” Beverly Bossler
E EAST 0150   Language, Culture, and Society: Korea Hye-Sook Wang
E EAST 1502   The Korea “Brand”: Understanding KPop, Film, and Culture of the Two Koreas in the Global Context Ellie Choi
E, S EAST 0304   Words on Things: Literature and Material Culture in Early Modern China Kaijun Chen
E CHIN 1010   Stories from the Chinese Empire: Scholars, Demons and Swindlers Kaijun Chen
E COLT 1350G   Silk Road Fictions Tamara Chin
  ECON 1590   The Economy of China since 1949 Louis Putterman
E HIST 0574A   The Silk Road, Past and Present Cynthia Brokaw
  HIST 1820B   Environmental History of East Asia Brian Lander
E,S EAST 1932   Chinese Women, Gender and Feminism from Historical and Transnational Perspectives Lingzhen Wang
E RELS 1430   Buddhist Classics Janine Sawada
  COLT 1420B   A Mirror for the Romantic: The Tale of Genji and The Story of the Stone

Dore Levy

E HIST 0574A   The Silk Road, Past and Present Cynthia Brokaw
E JAPN 0812   Japanese Language and Society through Contemporary Film Atsuko Suga Borgmann
E CHIN 0920D   Business Chinese

Yang Wang

E JAPN 1010   Reading in Contemporary Fiction Kiko Yamshita

 E= EAST Elective      S= Senior Seminar 

Updated November 9th, 2021