Welcome to the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures is a dynamic multi-disciplinary department dedicated to the study of China and Japan through a focus on language, literature, drama, film, popular culture, folklore and other forms of cultural expression.

Studying for a major or minor in EALC gives you the chance to learn a different language, explore cultures in depth, think critically and creatively about the world around you—and all the while you will be acquiring skills and knowledge for a successful career in the global arena.

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