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Japanese Placement Tests Spring 2017

Japanese Placement Tests for Spring/ Summer 2017 have been scheduled. Seats are limited - please register early!

Chinese Language Screening

Please click on the title above for full info on the upcoming Chinese Language screening sessions.

Korean Speech Contest

Please click above to find the sign up form for the 2016 Korean Speech Contest!


There is still space in Hindi 111 and 211. Start learning the fourth most commonly spoken language in the world. Please click on the above title for full couse details.

Course on Japanese Film Fall 2016

FS 412: THE YAKUZA/JAPANESE GANGSTER FILM: SUZUKI, KITANO, MIIKE This course can be counted towards an East Asian Studies major as a related East Asian content course, and the instructor is prepared to waive the FS 100 prerequisite for students from the Department of East Asian Studies. Please see the poster for details.

East Asian Studies Professor Wins URI Outstanding Mentorship Award

Congratulations to Dr. Kuo-Chan Sun for winning the URI Outstanding Mentorship Award!

National Japanese Speech Contest

East Asian Studies Students Win Awards at National Japanese Speech Contest!

March 30 Taiwan Film Night

Sunflower Occupation 2014, 120 min, Dir: Yu-ching Chen, Shi-lun Chou Mandarin with English subtitles Sunflower Occupation depicts the dramatic standoff that ensued when student protesters in Taiwan occupied their national parliament to protest the passage of a free trade pact with China. Characterized as a protest to save Taiwan's democracy, their demonstration offers a window into the politics of one East Asia's most dynamic societies. Ticket: $5, or free for U of A students.

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