The history and East Asian languages and cultures double major analyzed the dynamics of Japan as an imperial power in the interwar period.
The Bi-College Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures (EALC) links rigorous language training to the study of East Asian, and particularly Chinese and Japanese, culture and society.
Students in the 360° course cluster 'Borderlands' this semester have been studying the experiences, interactions, and life in borderlands. They have focused on culture, power, ethnicity, human-environmental interactions, and (trans)nationalism. The cluster consists of three courses in Anthropology, East Asian Languages and Cultures, and Environmental Studies.
Contemporary Japanese Cinema invites you to experience Japanese culture and society through stories that depict love, loss, and friendship. This series features three films: Mixed Doubles (Dir. Ishikawa Junichi, 2017), Hanagatami (Dir. Obayashi Nobuhiko, 2017), and Mori, The Artist’s Habitat (Dir. Okita Shūichi, 2018).