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UC Davis Ranks #6 in Granting Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Bachelor's degrees

According to statistics from the Chronicle of Higher Education, UC Davis is very highly ranked (#6) in terms of the number of majors in foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics receiving Bachelor’s Degrees in 2016-17. And most impressively, we are ranked #1 in Chinese and #2 in Japanese. These are amazing statistics, and testimony to the incredible energy and talent we all dedicate to our students. Read More

Apply now for the Marian Ury Travel Grant Award

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at UC Davis is fortunate to be able to award scholarships to students traveling to Japan for internship or study.  This year we are offering five awards of US $600 each.  Applications and selection occur in the Winter quarter for travel any time during that calendar year.  JCHIP and Kyoto Quarter Abroad participants are especially encouraged to apply, but students involved in other programs judged to have merit will be given equal consideration.  Scholarships take the form of reimbursement after returning from abroad.  Read More

"Fetishism, Temporality, and Reading" Lecture

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures presents "Fetishism, Temporality, and Reading: Tanizaki Jun'ichiro's Historical Novella 'The Secret History of Lord Mushashi'" with Dr. James Reichert (Stanford University). Read More