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For course descriptions and requirements, see the Brandeis University Bulletin.

Courses


Core Course
HIST 80a East Asian Civilization to 1650
Language Requirement
CHIN 10a Beginning Chinese
CHIN 20b Continuing Chinese
CHIN 30a Intermediate Chinese
CHIN 40b Advanced Intermediate Chinese
JAPN 10a Beginning Japanese
JAPN 20b Continuing Japanese
JAPN 30a Intermediate Japanese
JAPN 40b Advanced Intermediate Japanese

Electives

The following courses are approved to fulfill either the arts and humanities elective or the social science elective requirements for an East Asian studies degree. Rarely are courses offered every semester, so be sure to consult the upcoming semester's EAS course schedule on the registrar's Web site while planning your academic schedule.

> Humanities Electives
CHIN 98a Readings in Modern Chinese
CHIN 98b Readings in Modern Chinese
CHIN 100a Introduction to Chinese Literature: Poetry, Romance, and Fiction
CHIN 105a Advanced Conversation and Composition I
CHIN 105b Advanced Conversation and Composition II
CHIN 106b Business Chinese and Culture
CHIN 120a Readings in Contemporary Chinese Literature: Advanced Chinese Language
CHIN 120b Readings in Contemporary Chinese Literature: Advanced Chinese Language II
CHIN 130b China on Film: The Changes of Chinese Culture
COML 146b Classical East Asian Poetics
JAPN 98a Readings in Japanese
JAPN 98b Readings in Japanese
JAPN 105a Advanced Conversation and Composition I
JAPN 105b Advanced Conversation and Composition II
JAPN 120a Readings in Contemporary Japanese Literature
JAPN 120b Readings in Modern Japanese Literature
JAPN 125b Putting Away Childish Things: Coming of Age in Modern Japanese Literature and Film
JAPN 130a The Literature of Multicultural Japan
JAPN 135a Screening National Images: Japanese Film and Anime in Global Context
JAPN 140a The World of Early Modern Japanese Literature
JAPN 145a The World of Classical Japanese Literature
PHIL 119b Chinese Philosophy
REL 161a Chinese Religion and Thought
> Arts Electives
CLAS/EAS 191a Art and Archaeology in Korea
FA 34a History of Asian Art
FA 70b The Art of China
FA 71b The Art of Japan
FA 170a Arts of the Ming Dynasty
FA 171b Buddhist Art
FA 197a Studies in Asian Art
MUS 4a Introduction to Chinese Music
> Social Science Electives
ANTH 137b Gender and the Sacred in Asia
ANTH 178b Culture, Gender and Power in East Asia
ECON 30a The Economy of China
ECON 64a East Asia's Economies
HIST 80b East Asia: From 1650 to the Present
HIST 176a The Emergence of Modern Japan
HIST 176b Japan and Korea in Modern World History
HIST 181a Seminar on Traditional Chinese Thought
HIST 182a Sino-American Relations From the 18th Century to the Present
HIST 184a Silk, Silver, and Slaves: China and the Industrial Revolution
HIST 184b Swashbuckling Adventurers or Sea bandits? The Chinese Pirate in Global Perspective
HIST 185a The China Outside China: Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Diaspora in the Making of Modern China
POL 146b Seminar — Revolution in the Third World: The Vietnam War/Revolution
POL 147a The Government and Politics of China
POL 148a Seminar: Contemporary Chinese Politics
POL 150a Politics of Southeast Asia
POL 167a United States and China in World Politics
POL 179a China's Global Rise: The Challenge to Democratic Order

Other Courses

EAS 98a Independent Study (signature of the instructor required; usually offered every year)
EAS 98b Independent Study (signature of the instructor required; usually offered every year)
EAS 99 Senior Research (signature of the instructor required; usually offered every year)