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.
2015 US Midwest Chinese Bridge Speech Contest, April 18, 2015
The University of Notre Dame will host the US Midwest Regional 14th Annual "Chinese Bridge" International Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign College Students. Additional information will be forth coming.
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. All students welcome! Japan awaits you, right on campus!
Video: Dr. Zhu Discusses His Research
New Courses Offered in FALL 2015
Four new language courses to be offered!
- Elementary Chinese II (3 credits)
- Hybrid Chinese I (5 credits)
- Accelerated Chinese I (5 credits)
- Elementary Japanese II (3 credits)
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