East Asian Studies

EASIA 438: Chinese Language Research Methods - Winter 2020

EASIA 305: Introduction to Chinese Linguistics - Winter 2020

EASIA 441: The Tale of Genji - Winter 2020

The Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Alberta offers degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate level in Chinese, Korean and Japanese language, linguistics, and literature. As the only university department between Toronto and Vancouver devoted solely to the study of East Asia, we provide our students with a valuable opportunity to build a solid foundation for a career involving this exciting and economically vigorous part of the world.

Upcoming Events

East Asian Studies Lecture Series - October 17, 2019

"Linguistic Imperialism and the Aporia of Silence in 'Artists of the Peninsula' and Spring on the Peninsula" by Dr. Yi
Location: 3-58 Pembina Hall

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East Asian Studies Lecture Series - October 28, 2019

“The Black Velvet Aesthetic: Universal Cultural Feminism and Chinese Neotraditionalism in Huang Shuqin’s Woman Demon Human (1987)” by Dr. Lingzhen Wang
Location: 1-140 Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Science (CCIS)

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East Asian Studies Lecture Series - October 31, 2019

“Social, Cultural, and Linguistic Dimensions of Creative Language Use in China’s Internet and New Media” by Dr. Hongyin Tao
Location: 239 Central Academic Building (CAB)

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2019 Korean Speech Contest

Date: Friday November 8, 2019
Deadline for Online Application: Oct. 19, 2019.

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2019 K-POP Singing and dance contest

Date: Friday, November 8, 2019
Deadline for Online Application Submission: Saturday, Oct. 25, 2019 

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