We study the languages, societies and cultures of major civilizations that stretch from the Arab World to Japan. Students expand their knowledge and challenge assumptions about this large and vital part of the world.
This is an introductory intensive writing course on China where we will focus on the fundamentals of reading and writing to help students develop clear and persuasive writing styles.
This course rethinks the idea of Japanese cinema while surveying the history of cinema in Japan, from the turn of the last century to the place of film in the contemporary media ecology.
The course introduces the language of print and the Internet news media to students of Arabic seeking to reach the advanced level, making it possible to master core vocabulary and structures typical of front-page news stories.