Prospective 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.