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Celebrating 70 years of
the Department of Asian Studies!
Established 1946



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Want to find out more about courses offered by Asian Studies during the summer 2016? We offer an intensive language program in Nepali, as well as distance learning courses.
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The Department of Asian Studies offers courses with topics arranged under our rubrics of "Literature & Linguistics", "Religion", and "Society & Culture", as well as offering more broad courses under our "General Education" heading and more specialized courses such as honors or graduate classes. Additionally, associated faculty throughout the university teach courses exploring issues in the politics, economics, history, culture, and development of different Asian regions.


Keith W. Taylor, Department Chairperson
Jane-Marie Law, Director of Undergraduate Studies asianstudiesdus@cornell.edu
Lawrence McCrea, Director of Graduate Studies for PhD in Asian Literature, Religion, & Culture
Daniel Gold, Director of Graduate Studies for MA in Asian Studies
General inquiries contact asianstudiesdept@cornell.edu
Undergraduate study (major/minor) inquiries contact asianstudiesdus@cornell.edu
Graduate study inquiries contact asian@cornell.edu