The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures provides language instruction in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean, and also offers innovative courses in English on culture, business, literature, history, philosophy, religion, film, gender studies, political science, and anthropology.
Placement exams for incoming first year students will take place Friday, August 19 at 1:00 p.m. in DeBartolo Hall. Registration is from June 1 - July 1.
Placement exams for returning students will take place Monday, August 22 as follows:
Chinese: 10:00 a.m.
DeBartolo Rm. 320
Japanese: 10:00 a.m.
O'Shaughnessy Rm. 208
Korean: 10:00 a.m.
O'Shaughnessy Rm. 206
New Courses Offered in Fall 2016
EALC 10151, 20252, 30351, 40451,
50551: First - Fifth Year Readings in Chinese
LLEA 40613 From Magazines to the Internet: Media and Culture in Modern China
LLEA 40959 What We Talk About When We Talk About China: Discourse, Philosophy, History
Video: Dr. Zhu Discusses His Research
Video: The professional benefits of learning a language
Video: Meet Japanese Major Matthew Donley
“People have this idea that Japanese is really hard, that it is difficult to speak, because it’s an entirely different grammatical structure,” says Matthew Donley, a senior Japanese and psychology major in Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters. “But it’s not as hard as you think.” See video