East Asian Studies at Duke
Centers, Institutes, Departments and Student Organizations at Duke
Centers and Institutes for East Asia in the Triangle
- Asian/ Pacific Studies Institute
- "The Asian/Pacific Studies Institute (APSI) is the focal point of research and teaching on the Asian/Pacific region at Duke University. Started in 1981, today APSI has more than 36 full-time faculty members at Duke and 20 affiliated faculty members from regional universities. It is the largest center for research and teaching on East Asia in the Southeast." The website provides iformation about the faculty, the M.A. degree and activities sponsored by the Institute.
- Duke University Center for International Studies
- "The Duke University Center for International Studies, launched in 1967, is the university's major administrative structure for coordinating and promoting interdisciplinary international research, training and teaching. It has been the home to many of Duke's international and area studies programs as they first developed".
- Asian and African Languages and Literatures
- The Asian & African Languages & Literature department offers a major or minor as well as instruction in the languages and literature of China, Japan and Korea. The curriculum is based on linguistic and cultural competence. Their mission is to foster a view of language, literature and culture at once indigenous and global, informed by local histories of internal development as well as by theories of cross-cultural influence.
- International Comparative Studies
- Offers an undergraduate major or minor focusing on East Asia, Comparative/Global Issues or other regions of the world.
- Duke Asian Students Association
- Duke Chinese Scholars and Students Association
- Duke Korean Student Association
- Taiwanese Students Association of Duke University
- Center for International Studies at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- Curriculum in Asian Studies at UNC - Chapel Hill
- Provides instruction in Chinese, Japanese and Korean, courses in the humanities and social sciences about East Asia and the Asian diaspora, offers an interdisciplinary B.A. in Asian Studies, presents public programs on Asian topics to campus and community audiences, and supports improved K-12 education related to Asia in the state of North Carolina and the southeast region.
- North Carolina Japan Center,
- The Japan Center at North Carolina State University was established in July 1980 by Governor James B. Hunt to strengthen the state's academic, economic, scientific, and cultural ties with Japan. In its many aspects, the Center serves as a focal point for interaction between Japanese and North Carolinians. It is a statewide resource intended to assist all citizens, universities, companies, and public and private institutions in relations with the Japanese.
- Nippon Club
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