Department Description: The department offers a number of courses on Japanese and Chinese literature for which no knowledge of a foreign language is required. Courses on the Chinese and Japanese languages will satisfy the language requirements for students majoring in East Asian Studies but are by no means restricted to such students.
• Japan. Wesleyan is a member institution of the Associated Kyoto Program.
• China. Wesleyan is a consortial partner in the Wesleyan/Duke/Washington University Study in China Program, the Associated Colleges in China (ACC) headquartered in Hamilton College, and Princeton Beijing. Programs in the following Asian countries have also been approved for Wesleyan students: India, Indonesia, Korea, Nepal, Thailand, and Tibet.
Sample Courses: Elementary Chinese; Elementary Japanese; Elementary Korean; Japanese Women Writers: Modern and Contemporary Periods; Japanese Horror Fiction and Film; Memory and Identity in Contemporary Chinese Fiction and Film
Number of Professors: 9
East Asian Studies Major, Class of '10