• East Asian Studies

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    East Asian Studies
    Hamline University
    1536 Hewitt Avenue
    Saint Paul, MN 55104


    Program Director:
    David Davies
    Associate Professor

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    Minor in East Asian Studies

    A minor consists of five courses that emphasize a depth of knowledge in one area of East Asia. The criteria are: 

    • Two courses in an East Asian language (more courses are encouraged, but only two will count toward the minor)
    • One introductory course in East Asian history or society
    • Two intermediate (3000-level) courses in the history or society of a single East Asian nation, state, or region



  • News
    • Senior Jenna Potter, an English major and German and communications double minor at Hamline, was awarded the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to teach in Hamburg, Germany. Senior Libby Otto named as alternate to Norway.
    • A group of 43 undergraduate students and faculty attended the 2014 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) in Lexington, KY from April 2 through April 5. Students presented 35 different projects that resulted from their collaborative research at Hamline.
    • Hear about the eye-opening experiences of Hamline students who participated in this year’s Catalyst spring break service trips.