Yuanyang terraces, Yunnan. Photo by Brian Lander.

Yuanyang terraces, Yunnan. Photo by Brian Lander.

Fields of Study

In addition to the language programs, the Department is further subdivided into several academic sub-fields, though faculty strive to be inter-disciplinary. Graduate students are required to select one of these field upon applying. The sub-fields are:

Chinese Archaeology

Chinese History

Chinese Literature and Cultural Studies

East Asian Religion

Japanese History

Japanese Literature and Visual Culture

Korean Studies

Tibetan History and Literature