This is due in part to a growing acknowledgment that Asian cultures are of significance both regionally and globally. The Asian Studies Program offers students the opportunity to explore these cultures from a multidisciplinary perspective so that they are able to understand the social, cultural, political, and other forces that shape and have shaped these nations.
For more information about the Asian Studies major and minor, please contact:
Prof. Jia-Chen Fu
Department of History
New Course for Spring 2012
Advanced Topics in History
Nation, Race, and Religion in East Asia
What roles has religion played in defining national and racial identity in East Asia?
Come explore these questions as they pertain to Shinto Nationalism, Shinto Missionaries,
Chinese Muslims, Korean Shamanism, China’s Religious Anti-Religion, East Asian Buddhism and Christianity …
and find your own answers.
Tuesday/Thursday 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
Dr. Garrett Washington (Dept. of History)