Courses

Every semester, Duke offers a variety of courses focused on East Asia in multiple academic disciplines. These courses can be used to meet minor, major, certificate, and/or degree requirements. 

An interdisciplinary track EAS MA student who wishes to take a course that is not on the approved list below must meet with the DGS and gain approval from the DGS so that the course can count toward the MA degree. There must be a written record of this approval such as an e-mail or a signed document confirming that the DGS has approved the course. 

Course descriptions and schedules for current and prospective students are available at DukeHub.
Consult your adviser for additional information about any courses listed below.

East Asian Studies Courses, Fall 2017
Course #, Title, Instructor

AMES 332S, Storyworlds, Eileen Chow

AMES 384S, Language and Migration, Eileen Chow

AMES 409, Chinese Im/migration, Carlos Rojas

AMES 431, Modern Chinese Cinema, Guo-Juin Hong

AMES 435S, Chinese Media and Pop Culture, Kang Liu

AMES 463S/563S, Nightmare Japan, Leo Ching

AMES 490S, Special Topics Visualizing Cultures , Departmental Staff

AMES 495, Collaborative Research (Gamelab intro), Leo Ching, Shai Ginsburg

AMES 580S, Buddhism and Christianity, Richard Jaffe

AMES 631S, Modern Chinese Cinema, Guo-Juin Hong

AMES 738, Theories of Minority Discourse, Carlos Rojas

AMES 790S, Topics in Asian Humanities, Nayoung Aimee Kwon

ARTHIST 378, Chinese Buddhist Art, Stanley Abe

CHINESE 101, First-year Chinese I, Tianshu He

CHINESE 105, First Year Chinese in Review I, Kun Shan (Carolyn) Lee

CHINESE 131, Literacy in Chinese, Departmental Staff

CHINESE 203, Intermediate Chinese, Yan Liu

CHINESE 305, Advanced Chinese, Qiang Zhang

CHINESE 333, Advanced Literacy in Chinese, Chi-Ju Hsieh

CHINES 407S, Issues in Chinese Lang/Soc I, Departmental Staff

CHINESE 435S, Readings in Contemp Chinese Lit I, Departmental Staff

CHINESE 455, Modern Chinese Culture, Kang Liu

♦ ECON 379, Emerging Markets, Giovanni Zanalda

ECON 881, Topics in Applied Microecon, Daniel Xu

GLHLTH 761S, Demographic Measures/Concepts, Maria-Giovanna Merli

♦ HISTORY 101, Introduction to Global History, Prasenjit Duara

♦ HISTORY 159S, Gtwy Sem: Grandparents (Seminar), Simon Partner

HISTORY 227, Emergence of Modern Japan, Simon Partner

HISTORY 323, China and the Silk Roads, Sucheta Mazumdar

HISTORY 507S, Asian Studies: Fields & Methods, Sucheta Mazumdar

JPN 101, Elementary Japanese, Hitomi Endo

JPN 203, Intermediate Japanese, Naoko Kurokawa

JPN 205, Advanced Japanese, Azusa Saito

JPN 471S, Topics in Classical Japanese, John Tucker

JPN 771S, Topics in Classical Japanese, John Tucker

KOREAN 101, Elementary Korean, Barohny Eun

KOREAN 203, Intermediate Korean, Barohny Eun

KOREAN 305, Advanced Korean, Eunyoung Kim

KOREAN 391, Independent Study, Departmental Staff

KOREAN 407S, Issues in Korean Lang/Soc I, Eunyoung Kim

LINGUIST 213FS, The Politics of Language, Gareth Price

LIT 190S, Sp Topics: Intro to Literature Global China, Xuenan Cao

PHIL 263, Chinese Philosophy, David Wong

POLSCI 317S, Global Corruption, Melanie Manion

POLSCI 333S, Democracy and Social Choice, Emerson Niou

POLSCI 726S, Informal Institutions, Melanie Manion

RELIGION 246S, Music in South Asia, Jonathan Kramer

RELIGION 247, T'ai Chi and Chinese Thought, David Need

RELIGION 323, Buddhist Meditation, Richard Jaffe

♦ RELIGION 330S, Atheism and Buddhism, Hwansoo Kim

⇒ RELIGION 580S, Buddhism and Christianity, Richard Jaffe

RELIGION 782, The Next Christendom, Xi Lian

RELIGION783, Xty Other Rel. Cultures, Xi Lian

RELIGION 912S, Theorizing Religion, Hwansoo Kim

SES 370S, Islam in Asia, Mustafa Tuna

SOCIOL 341/541, US, China and the Asian Pacific, Bai Gao

SOCIOL 344, Tech and Org Environments, Bai Gao

SOCIOL 346S, Asians in American Higher Ed, Li-Chen Chin

SOCIOL 730S, Prosem: Compa/Hst Sociol, Gary Gereffi

TIBETAN 101, Elementary Tibetan, Rinzin Dorjee

TIBETAN 203, Intermediate Tibetan, Rinzin Dorjee

TIBETAN 701, Elementary Tibetan I, Rinzin Dorjee

TIBETAN 703, Intermediate Tibetan I, Rinzin Dorjee

These courses count as gateway courses for the undergraduate certificate in East Asian Studies.

⇒ These courses count as capstone courses for the undergraduate certificate in East Asian Studies.

**All assignments must be done on East Asia to be applied to the MA in East Asian Studies or Undergraduate Certificate.

Fall 2016 Course Archive