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The Department of Asian Studies administrative offices will be closed for the Holidays from December 24, 2014 - January 4, 2015. We will re-open on Monday, January 5, 2015 at 8:00am.


Information for Spring 2015 Placement exams
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Asian Studies Faculty Fellowship Recipient!


Want to find out more about courses offered by Asian Studies during the summer 2015? We offer intensive language programs in Chinese and Nepali, as well as distance learning, and six-week session 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
Robin McNeal, Director of Graduate Studies for PhD in Asian Literature, Religion, & Culture
Daniel Gold, Director of Graduate Studies for MA in Asian Studies
General undergraduate inquiries contact asianstudiesdept@cornell.edu
Graduate study inquiries contact asian@cornell.edu