East Asian Studies Courses 2014 - 2015

2014-2015 course list button
For the complete list of East Asian studies courses offered this upcoming academic year, download the 2014 - 2015 East Asian Studies Course Synoptic (pdf). This list is subject to change. Last updated: 9/2/14

Fall 2014


CHIN 1 - First-Year Chinese (2 sections offered), D. Keenan: Section One, Section Two

*CHIN 4 - Second-Year Chinese, T. Wu

*CHIN 4H - Accelerated Chinese for Heritage Speakers, D. Keenan

*CHIN 103 - Advanced Chinese, T. Wu

JAPN 1 - First-Year Japanese (3 sections offered), Bohn/Fujita/Yukawa

*JAPN 4 - Second-Year Japanese (2 sections offered), S. Fujita: Section One, Section Two

*JAPN 103 - Advanced Japanese, M. Bohn


HIS 40A - Early Modern East Asia, M. Hu

Upper-Division Electives

*ECON 126 - Why Economies Succeed or Fail: Lessons from Western and Japanese History, B. Elbaum

HIS 101D - World History of Science: History of Science in Japan, N. Aso

HIS 140C - Revolutionary China, 1895-1960, E. Honig

*HIS 194B - Okinawan History, A. Christy

*HIS 194M - Literati, Samurai, & Yangban: Comparative History of State & Elite in East Asia 1600-1900,
M. Hu

THEA 161D - Asian Theater: An Anthropological Approach, K. Foley

Winter 2015


*CHIN 2 - First-Year Chinese, D. Keenan

*CHIN 5 - Second-Year Chinese, T. Wu

*CHIN 5H - Accelerated Chinese for Heritage Speakers, D. Keenan

*CHIN 107 - Introduction to Classical Chinese Prose, D. Keenan

*JAPN 2 - First-Year Japanese (3 sections offered), Fujita/Okamoto

*JAPN 5 - Second-Year Japanese (2 sections offered), M. Bohn

*JAPN 104 - Advanced Japanese, S. Fujita


HIS 40B - The Making of Modern East Asia, A. Christy

Upper-Division Electives

*EDUC 170 - East Asian Schooling and Immigration, J. Gordon

*HAVC 127A - Buddhist Visual Worlds, R. Birnbaum

HIS 140D - Recent Chinese History, G. Hershatter

HIS 150A - Ancient Japan, N. Aso

*HIS 194F - Jewish Shanghai, E. Honig

*POLI 141 - Politics of China, B. Read

Spring 2015


*CHIN 3 - First-Year Chinese, D. Keenan

*CHIN 6 - Second-Year Chinese, T. Wu

*CHIN 108 - Introduction to Classical Chinese Poetry, D. Keenan

*JAPN 3 - First-Year Japanese (2 sections offered), Bohn/Yukawa

*JAPN 6 - Second-Year Japanese (2 sections offered), S. Fujita

*JAPN 105 - Advanced Japanese, M. Bohn


No Survey Taught in Spring 2015

Upper-Division Electives

HAVC 127B - Buddhist Pure Lands, R. Birnbaum

HIS 140E - Women in China’s Long 20th Century, G. Hershatter

HIS 150B - Tokugawa Japan, A. Christy

*HIS 194Y - Memories of World War II in the U.S. and Japan, A. Yang

*POLI 140D - Politics of East Asia, B. Read

*POLI 161 - Foreign Relations of China, B. Read

*Completion of course pre-requisites or instructor permission required for enrollment. Check the Searchable Schedule of Classes for further information. PLEASE NOTE: This information is subject to change. UPDATED: 9/2/2014