Asian Languages & Cultures Graduate Program

UC Los Angeles-050Prospective graduate students applying to the department should indicate which specialization they intend to pursue. The department currently offers the following specializations with subfields:

Buddhist Studies, consisting of  Chinese, Japanese, Korean, or South Asian Buddhism

Chinese Language and Culture, consisting of Archaeology, Cinema, Classical Literature, Cultural and Intellectual History, Modern Literature, and Philosophy

Cultural and Comparative Studies, consisting of cross-cultural and comparative studies among China, Japan, and/or Korea, or particular disciplinary approaches to the study of the East Asian   region

East Asian Linguistics, consisting of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean linguistics

Japanese Literary and Cultural Studies, consisting of Classical Literature, Cultural and Intellectual History, and Modern Literature and Film

Korean Language and Culture, consisting of Classical Literature, Cultural and Intellectual History, Christianity and Religions, Folklore and Popular Culture, and Modern Literature and Film

For more information, see the individual faculty profiles. Also feel free to contact Ms. Shan Shan Chi-Au, Student Affairs Officer for Graduate Studies: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .