Welcome to the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures. EALC explores the complexity and richness of human experience as expressed in the languages, histories, cultures, and literatures of China, Japan, and Korea. Not only are the civilizations of East Asia among the world's most ancient, these three cultural and linguistic areas have also come to play a vital role in today's global economy.
The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures is pleased to host the 64th Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs (MCAA) from October 16 - 18, 2015 at Washington University in St.
October 23, 2014 - 4:00pm
EALC Colloquium: "A Tutor’s Voice: Oral Reading and Chosŏn Vernacular Renditions of the Confucian Classics"
Si Nae Park, Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages & Civilizations, Harvard University
October 30, 2014 - 6:00pm
Matthew McKelway, Takeo and Itsuko Atsumi Professor of Japanese Art History, Columbia University
October 31, 2014 - 9:30am to 11:00am
Takeo and Itsuko Atsumi Professor of Japanese Art History, Columbia University