Category: Asian Studies


Asian Studies Courses for Spring 2024

ARB 301 Third Year Arabic Ibrahim Khalaylih, TR 11:00-12:15 ARB 302 Advanced Arabic Ibrahim Khalaylih, TR 12:30-1:45 ARB 363 Women in the Arab World* Safa Elnaili, R 2:30-5:00 ARH 254 Survey of Asian Art* Mina Kim, MW 9:00-10:15 ARH 355 Art of Imperial China* Doris Sung, MW 12:00-1:15 CHI 270 Intro to Chinese Culture* Victoria Pei, TR 9:30-10:45 CHI 302 Third Year Chinese Victoria Pei, MWF 11:00-11:50 CHI 351 Modern Chinese Lit in Translation Xiang, Zhang, TR 12:30-1:45 CHI 402 […]

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Asian Studies Courses for Fall 2022

ARB 301 Third Year Arabic Safa Elnaili, TR 11:00-12:15 ARH 254 Survey of Art III (Asian Art) * Mina Kim, TR 10:30-11:45 ARH 356 Art of Japan Doris Sung, MW 12:00-1:15 CHI 301 Third Year Chinese Victoria Pei, MWF 1:00-1:50 CHI 353 Conversation / Composition Xiang, Zhang, TR 12:30-1:45 CHI 401 Advanced Chinese I Victoria Pei, TR 11:00-12:15 HY 113 Asian Civilization to 1400 * Di Luo, MWF 9:00-9:50 HY 404 Modern China Since 1600 Di Luo, MWF 1:00-1:50 JA […]

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Asian Studies Courses for Spring 2023

ARB 302 Advanced Arabic Safa Elnaili, TR 11:00-12:15 ARB 351 Modern Arabic Lit in Translation Safa Elnaili, R 2:30-5:00 ARH 254 Survey of Art III (Asian Art) * Mina Kim, TR 12:30-1:45 ARH 356 Art of Imperial China * Doris Sung, MW 12:00-1:15 ARH 455 Modern and Contemporary Chinese Art * Doris Sung, M 3:00-5:45 CHI 270 Intro to Chinese Culture Victoria Pei, TR 11:00-12:15 CHI 302 Third Year Chinese Victoria Pei, MWF 1:00-1:50 CHI 351 Modern Chinese Literature in Translation Xiang, Zhang, TR 12:30-1:45 EN 411.001 Advanced Topics: […]

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Congratulations, 2022 Award Winners!

Congratulations to Sandhu Aladuwaka, Victoria Crane, and Hannah Petersen! We have the privilege of working with so many fantastic students interested in the study of Asia. Each year we recognize the exceptional work of a few of these excellent students. Faculty select an Outstanding Student Award winner from current Asian Studies minors and two research award winners out of those who submit their work early in the spring semester. The 2022 Asian Studies Outstanding Student Award goes to Hannah Petersen. Hannah is an Asian Studies […]

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Submit Your Work for UA’s Asian Studies Research Competition

Did you write an essay or research paper engaging Asia in some manner this year? Submit your UA undergraduate work for the 2022 Asian Studies Research Awards! Deadline: January 21, 2022 The 2022 Asian Studies Research Awards, along with a small scholarship, will be given to UA undergraduates for selected submissions in two categories, essays and research papers. Essays are generally under 10 pages and can take various forms (book review, response paper, reflective essay, etc.). Research papers are generally […]

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Asian Studies Courses Spring 2022

ARB 302 Advanced Arabic Safa Elnaili, TR 11:00-12:15 ARB 351 Modern Arabic Lit in Translation Safa Elnaili, T 2:00-4:30 ARB 363 Women in the Arabic World Cheryl Toman, W 2:30-5:00 ARH 354 Art of South and Southeast Asia Doris Sung, MW 9:00-10:15 ARH 355 Art of Imperial China * Doris Sung, MW 1:30-2:45 CHI 270 Intro to Chinese Culture Victoria Pei, TR 2:00-3:15 CHI 302 Third Year Chinese Victoria Pei, MWF 1:00-1:50 CHI 351 Modern Chinese Literature in Translation Xiang, Zhang, TR 12:30-1:45 CHI 402 Advanced Chinese II Victoria […]

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New Course on Chinese Culture, Spring 2022

The Chinese program at UA is offering a new course in Spring 2022 “Introduction to Chinese Culture” (CHI 270). Delivered in English, in this course, students explore key transformations in contemporary and modern Chinese society and its role in the world under the influence of globalization. While its focus lies in modern China, this course provides an overview of many traditional heritages and their impact on Chinese culture. This course also counts towards the Asian Studies Minor. For other courses […]

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Courses for Spring 2022

The list of courses related to Asian Studies offered in Spring 2022 is now available. Many courses count towards specific General Education requirements. For Humanities/Fine Arts, you can take The Violent and the Sacred (REL 101), which will highlight Asia, or for the History sequence, you can take Modern Asia Since 1400 (HY 114). Two Asia related courses also satisfy the Writing requirement, Art of Imperial China (ARH 355) and Adv Studies in Comparative Multi-Cultural Lit: Literature of South Asia (EN 411.002). […]

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Guest Lecture on Japanese Art, October 18, 2021

Julie Nelson Davis, Professor of Art History at University of Pennsylvania, will present a guest Zoom lecture on Japanese art. Her lecture “The Art World of Ukiyo-e: The ‘Pictures of the Floating World’ in Context” will be presented as a webinar on Monday, October 18 at 5:30 pm (CDT). Register for the webinar via Zoom. Dr. Davis is the author of Utamaro and the Spectacle of Beauty (2007, second edition 2021), Partners in Print: Artistic Collaboration and the Ukiyo-e Market (2015), and Picturing the Floating World: […]

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Asian Studies Courses for Fall 2021

ARB 301 Third Year Arabic Safa Elnaili, TR 11:00-12:15 ARH 254 Survey of Art III (Asian Art) * Mina Kim, TR 12:30-1:45 ARH 355 Art of Japan Doris Sung, MW 1:30-2:45 ARH 455 Topics in Asian Art * Doris Sung, T 3:30-6:15 CHI 301 Third Year Chinese Victoria Pei, MWF 11:00-11:50 CHI 350 Trad. Chinese Lit. in Translation Xiang, Zhang, TR 11:00-12:15 CHI 401 Advanced Chinese I Victoria Pei, TR 9:30-10:45 HY 113 Asian Civilization to 1400 * Di Luo, […]

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