The Department of Asian and Asian American Studies fosters excellence and innovation in education and research on issues relating to Asia and Asian Americans. The department will offer an interdisciplinary curriculum for the study of Asian languages, cultures and societies, literatures and arts, philosophies and religions, histories and politics, business and economics, and sciences and technologies; their influence on America and the world; the role of global processes in the transformation of Asian societies; and the histories, struggles, and contributions of Asian Americans. The department and its affiliated faculty will coordinate efforts to promote high quality research-oriented undergraduate and graduate programs, and to provide the community outreach and service activities commensurate with the overall mission of this public university.
MA PROGRAM IN CONTEMPORARY ASIAN AND ASIAN AMERICAN STUDIES!
The Department of Asian and Asian American Studies is happy to announce its new MA Program in Contemporary Asian and Asian American Studies. Applications are now being accepted for admission for the 2015-2016 academic year. Please contact Prof. Andrew J. Nicholson for more information.
* Professor William Chittick, in the Department of Asian and Asian American Studies, has been awarded the prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship in the Humanities (Translation) for "A Multifaceted Theology of Love: Ahmad Sam'ani on the Ninety-Nine Names of God."