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
  CHIN 0912   Chinese Language and Culture TBD
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


Spring 2022

  Course Code   Course Title Instructor

EAST 0407

  Yo no naka: Fiction and the Virtual in Heian Japan Jeffrey Niedermaier
E,S EAST 1936   Memory and Justice in East Asia Rebecca Nedostup
E,  EAST 0408   The Erotic Family: Sex, Money and Intimacy in Japan Samuel Perry
E EAST 0010   Beyond Orientalism: Understanding “East Asia” Beverly Bossler
E EAST 1100   Korean Culture and Film Hye-Sook Wang
E EAST 1290   The Korea Brand : Understanding KPop, Film or Culture of the Two Koreas in the Global Context Ellie Choi
E, S EAST 1951A    Prose of the World: Understanding Late Imperial China through Fiction and Belles-Lettres Kaijun Chen
S RELS 1420   The Contemplative Foundations of Classical Daoism Harold Roth
  COLT 1350G   Silk Road Fictions Tamara Chin
E ECON 1590   The Economy of China since 1949 Louis Putterman
E HIST 0574A   The Silk Road, Past and Present Cynthia Brokaw
E HIST 1112   China's Early Modern Empires Cynthia Brokaw
E HIST 1961A   Memory and Justice in East Asia Rebecca Nedostup
E HIST 1122   China Pop: The Social History of Chinese Popular Culture Rebecca Nedostup
  ANTH 1111   Anthropology of China

Yuezhu Sun

  POLS 1265   Political Institutions of East Asian Democracies Kristine Li
E,S JAPN 1010   Readings in Contemporary Japanese Fiction Kikuko Yamashita
E COLT 0710B   Very Short Poetry: From Tanka to Twitter

Jeffrey Niedermaier

E IAPA 1404   Economic Development in China & India Arvian Subramanian
E MCM 0800R   Transnational East Asian Cinemas: Local Ghosts, Global Monsters TBD
E RELS 1445   Sinners and Seers in Japanese Literature Janine Sawada 

Fall 2021

  Course Code Course Title Instructor
E EAST 0406 Foreign Bodies in Premodern Japanese Literature Jeffrey Niedermaier
E,S EAST 0501

Korean Youth, Identity, and Nation

Ellie Choi
E EAST 0534 Patriots, Communists, and Traitors in Modern Korea Ellie Choi
E EAST 1270 China Through the Lens: History, Cinema, and Critical Discourse Lingzhen Wang
E,S EAST 1305 Status, Power, and Identity in Mid-Imperial China Beverly Bossler
E,S EAST 1490 Word for Word: Linguistic Principles in Chinese-English Translation Zhuqing Li
  CHIN 0700 Advanced Modern Chinese II Yang Wang
  CHIN 0913 Culture, Society and History of Contemporary China Wenhui Chen
E CHIN 1040 Modern Chinese Literature Lingzhen Wang
  COLT 1430 D Critical Approaches to Chinese Poetry Dore Levy
  JAPN 0700 Advanced Japanese II Atsuko Suga Borgmann
E JAPN 1310 Japanese Linguistics: Communication and Understanding Utterances Kiko Yamashita
E KREA 1090 Translating Korean: Fiction, Poetry & Film Samuel Perry
  ANTH 1115 Anthropology of the Chinese Diaspora Grazia Deng
E,S COLT 0711Q Writing Love in Korean Literature Samuel Perry
  COST 0520 Tai Chi, Qigong, and Traditions of Energy Cultivation in China Larson Difiori
  EDUC 1655 Human Development and Education in East Asia Yoko Yamamoto
  ENGL 1180V Contemporary Asian American Writers Mary-Kim Arnold
E HIST 1123 China's Socialist Dreams Rebecca Nedostup
S HIST 1961N Colonization and Ethnicity in East Asian History Brian Lander
  POLS 1265 Political Institutions of East Asian Democracies TBD
E RELS 0080 Japan: Nature, Ritual, and the Arts Janine Sawada

 E= EAST Elective      S= Senior Seminar 

Updated November 9th, 2021