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.
New International Economics Major
The College of Arts and Letters will be offering a new major in International Economics. This is an exciting opportunity for students studying Japanese and Chinese. Learn more about the International Economics Major.
Chinese Poetry Expert Receives Research Fellowship
Xiaoshan Yang, associate professor and director of undergraduate studies in Notre Dame’s Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, has been awarded an American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Fellowship for the 2013-14 academic year. Read More
Chinese Speech Contest
Participants showcased weeks of preparation Friday during the Chinese Program’s Sixth Annual Chinese Speech Contest, which featured elaborate skits, dialogues and monologues. Continue Reading.
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