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Minor Concentrations

Minor Concentration in East Asian Language and Literature (Expandable)

Program Requirements
This program may be expanded to the Major Concentration East Asian Studies.

Complementary Courses (18 credits)
18 credits selected as specified below.

Introduction to East Asian Culture
3 credits, one of the following courses:

EAST 211 Introduction: East Asian Culture: China (3 credits)
EAST 212 Introduction: East Asian Culture: Japan (3 credits)
EAST 213 Introduction: East Asian Culture: Korea (3 credits)

East Asian Language
9 credits of language (see the list below). Students may meet this requirement by passing the first level of Korean, Chinese or Japanese with a grade of "C" or better. Students with prior knowledge of an Asian language may substitute a second level in place of a first level. Or, these students may take 6 credits of language at the 400-level or above from the list and an additional 3 credits of East Asian Studies (EAST) courses.

Note: Admission to language courses is subject to placement tests.

EAST 220D1 First Level Korean (4.5 credits)
EAST 220D2 First Level Korean (4.5 credits)
EAST 230D1 First Level Chinese (4.5 credits)
EAST 230D2 First Level Chinese (4.5 credits)
EAST 240D1 First Level Japanese (4.5 credits)
EAST 240D2 First Level Japanese (4.5 credits)
EAST 320D1 Second Level Korean (4.5 credits)
EAST 320D2 Second Level Korean (4.5 credits)
EAST 330D1 Second Level Chinese (4.5 credits)
EAST 330D2 Second Level Chinese (4.5 credits)
EAST 340D1 Second Level Japanese (4.5 credits)
EAST 340D2 Second Level Japanese (4.5 credits)
EAST 420 Third Level Korean 1 (3 credits)
EAST 421 Third Level Korean 2 (3 credits)
EAST 430D1 Third Level Chinese (3 credits)
EAST 430D2 Third Level Chinese (3 credits)
EAST 440D1 Third Level Japanese (3 credits)
EAST 440D2 Third Level Japanese (3 credits)
EAST 520 Fourth Level Korean 1 (3 credits)
EAST 521 Fourth Level Korean 2 (3 credits)
EAST 530D1 Fourth Level Chinese (3 credits)
EAST 530D2 Fourth Level Chinese (3 credits)
EAST 533 Classical Chinese 1 (3 credits)
EAST 534 Classical Chinese 2 (3 credits)
EAST 535 Chinese for Business 1 (3 credits)
EAST 537D1 China Today Through Translation (3 credits)
EAST 537D2 China Today Through Translation (3 credits)
EAST 540D1 Fourth Level Japanese (3 credits)
EAST 540D2 Fourth Level Japanese (3 credits)
EAST 543 Classical Japanese 1 (3 credits)
EAST 544 Classical Japanese 2 (3 credits)
East Asian Studies (EAST)

6 credits at the 300 level or above in East Asian Studies (EAST) courses selected from:

EAST 303 Current Topics: Chinese Studies 1 (3 credits)
EAST 304 Current Topics: Chinese Studies 2 (3 credits)
EAST 305 Current Topics: Japanese Studies 1 (3 credits)
EAST 306 Current Topics: Japanese Studies 2 (3 credits)
EAST 307 Topics: Chinese Language and Literature 1 (3 credits)
EAST 308 Topics: Chinese Language and Literature 2 (3 credits)
EAST 313 Current Topics: Korean Studies 1 (3 credits)
EAST 314 Current Topics: Korean Studies 2 (3 credits)
EAST 350 Gender and Sexuality in Chinese Literature (3 credits)
EAST 351 Women Writers of China (3 credits)
EAST 352 Critical Approaches to Chinese Literature (3 credits)
EAST 353 Approaches to Chinese Cinema (3 credits)
EAST 354 Taoist and Buddhist Apocalypses (3 credits)
EAST 356 Modern & Contemporary Chinese Art (3 credits)
EAST 362 Japanese Cinema (3 credits)
EAST 364 Mass Culture and Postwar Japan (3 credits)
EAST 370 History of Sexuality in Japan (3 credits)
EAST 385 Society and Community in Korea (3 credits)
EAST 390 The Chinese Family in History (3 credits)
EAST 453 Topics: Chinese Literature (3 credits)
EAST 454 Topics: Chinese Cinema (3 credits)
EAST 456 Chinese Drama and Popular Culture (3 credits)
EAST 457 Brushwork in Chinese Painting (3 credits)
EAST 461 Inventing Modern Japanese Novel (3 credits)
EAST 462 Japan in Asia (3 credits)
EAST 464 Image, Text, Performance (3 credits)
EAST 467 Topics: Japanese Cinema (3 credits)
EAST 491 Tutorial: East Asian Languages and Literatures 1 (3 credits)
EAST 492 Tutorial: East Asian Languages and Literatures 2 (3 credits)
EAST 493 Special Topics: East Asian Studies 1 (3 credits)
EAST 494 Special Topics: East Asian Studies 2 (3 credits)
EAST 501 Advanced Topics in Japanese Studies 1 (3 credits)
EAST 502 Advanced Topics in Japanese Studies 2 (3 credits)
EAST 503 Advanced Topics in Chinese Studies 1 (3 credits)
EAST 504 Advanced Topics in Chinese Studies 2 (3 credits)
EAST 515 Seminar: Beyond Orientalism (3 credits)
EAST 550 Classical Chinese Poetry Themes and Genres (3 credits)
EAST 551 Technologies of Self in Early China (3 credits)
EAST 559 Advanced Topics: Chinese Literature (3 credits)
EAST 562 Japanese Literary Theory and Practice (3 credits)
EAST 563 Images, Ideograms, Aesthetics (3 credits)
EAST 564 Structures of Modernity: Japan (3 credits)
EAST 569 Advanced Topics: Japanese Literature (3 credits)
EAST 582 Japanese Culture and Society (3 credits)


Minor Concentration in East Asian Cultural Studies (Expandable)

Complementary Courses (18 credits), which must include:
6 credits chosen from EAST 211, EAST 212, and EAST 213.
12 credits in East Asian Literature, Culture, and Society courses as listed in the ECalendar.


Supplementary Minor Concentration East Asian Language (18 credits)

Program Requirements

This program may not be expanded to the Major Concentration East Asian Studies.

The program offers students who have a background in an East Asian language the opportunity to study this language at the advanced level (300 level and above), including the classical language.

Complementary Courses

There are two options.

18 credits in second, third, or fourth level language courses in a single East Asian language, or a combination of an advanced language and other courses in East Asian culture, literature, or society at the 300 level or above, chosen in consultation with the Departmental Program Adviser.

The Japanese Studies Minor Adviser is Mrs. miwako [dot] uesaka [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Miwako Uesaka).
The Chinese Studies Minor Adviser is Mrs. myunghee [dot] kim [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Myunghee Kim).


Major Concentration

Complementary Courses (36 credits)

6 credits, chosen from the following introductory East Asian courses:

  • EAST 211 Introduction to East Asian Culture: China
  • EAST 212 Introduction to East Asian Culture: Japan
  • EAST 213 Introduction to East Asian Culture: Korea

6-9 credits chosen from the following East Asian language courses:

EAST 220D1 First Level Korean (4.5 credits)
EAST 220D2 First Level Korean (4.5 credits)
EAST 230D1 First Level Chinese (4.5 credits)
EAST 230D2 First Level Chinese (4.5 credits)
EAST 240D1 First Level Japanese (4.5 credits)
EAST 240D2 First Level Japanese (4.5 credits)
EAST 320D1 Second Level Korean (4.5 credits)
EAST 320D2 Second Level Korean (4.5 credits)
EAST 330D1 Second Level Chinese (4.5 credits)
EAST 330D2 Second Level Chinese (4.5 credits)
EAST 340D1 Second Level Japanese (4.5 credits)
EAST 340D2 Second Level Japanese (4.5 credits)
EAST 420 Third Level Korean 1 (3 credits)
EAST 421 Third Level Korean 2 (3 credits)
EAST 430D1 Third Level Chinese (3 credits)
EAST 430D2 Third Level Chinese (3 credits)
EAST 440D1 Third Level Japanese (3 credits)
EAST 440D2 Third Level Japanese (3 credits)
EAST 520 Fourth Level Korean 1 (3 credits)
EAST 521 Fourth Level Korean 2 (3 credits)
EAST 530D1 Fourth Level Chinese (3 credits)
EAST 530D2 Fourth Level Chinese (3 credits)
EAST 533 Classical Chinese 1 (3 credits)
EAST 534 Classical Chinese 2 (3 credits)
EAST 535 Chinese for Business 1 (3 credits)
EAST 537D1 China Today Through Translation (3 credits)
EAST 537D2 China Today Through Translation (3 credits)
EAST 540D1 Fourth Level Japanese (3 credits)
EAST 540D2 Fourth Level Japanese (3 credits)
EAST 543 Classical Japanese 1 (3 credits)
EAST 544 Classical Japanese 2 (3 credits)
EAST 547 Advanced Translation in Japanese (3 credits)

Admission to language classes is subject to placement tests.

21-24 credits chosen from the East Asian Literature, Culture, and Society courses as listed in the ECalendar. At least 6 credits must be at the 400 or 500 level.

You may also select equivalent courses in consultation with the Major Undergraduate Advisor.



Honours in East Asian Studies (60 credits)

Program Requirements
According to Faculty regulations, Honours students must maintain a minimum CGPA of 3.00 and maintain a minimum program GPA of 3.00.

Honours thesis:

  • EAST 498D1 Honours Thesis: East Asian Studies (3 credits)
  • EAST 498D2 Honours Thesis: East Asian Studies (3 credits)

East Asian Language (24 credits)
24 credits of an East Asian language selected from the list below.
Note: Admission to language courses is subject to placement tests.6 credits of introductory courses in East Asian Culture from:EAST 215 Introduction to East Asian Art (3 credits)

  • EAST 303 Current Topics: Chinese Studies 1 (3 credits)
  • EAST 304 Current Topics: Chinese Studies 2 (3 credits)
  • EAST 305 Current Topics: Japanese Studies 1 (3 credits)
  • EAST 306 Current Topics: Japanese Studies 2 (3 credits)
  • EAST 307 Topics: Chinese Language and Literature 1 (3 credits)
  • EAST 308 Topics: Chinese Language and Literature 2 (3 credits)
  • EAST 313 Current Topics: Korean Studies 1 (3 credits)
  • EAST 314 Current Topics: Korean Studies 2 (3 credits)
  • EAST 350 Gender and Sexuality in Chinese Literature (3 credits)
  • EAST 351 Women Writers of China (3 credits)
  • EAST 352 Critical Approaches to Chinese Literature (3 credits)
  • EAST 353 Approaches to Chinese Cinema (3 credits)
  • EAST 354 Taoist and Buddhist Apocalypses (3 credits)
  • EAST 356 Modern & Contemporary Chinese Art (3 credits)
  • EAST 358 Later Chinese Art (960-1911) (3 credits)
  • EAST 361 Japanese Animation & New Media (3 credits)
  • EAST 362 Japanese Cinema (3 credits)
  • EAST 364 Mass Culture and Postwar Japan (3 credits)
  • EAST 370 History of Sexuality in Japan (3 credits)
  • EAST 385 Society and Community in Korea (3 credits)
  • EAST 390 The Chinese Family in History (3 credits)
  • EAST 453 Topics: Chinese Literature (3 credits)
  • EAST 454 Topics: Chinese Cinema (3 credits)
  • EAST 456 Chinese Drama and Popular Culture (3 credits)
  • EAST 457 Brushwork in Chinese Painting (3 credits)
  • EAST 461 Inventing Modern Japanese Novel (3 credits)
  • EAST 462 Japan in Asia (3 credits)
  • EAST 464 Image, Text, Performance (3 credits)
  • EAST 467 Topics: Japanese Cinema (3 credits)
  • EAST 491 Tutorial: East Asian Languages and Literatures 1 (3 credits)
  • EAST 492 Tutorial: East Asian Languages and Literatures 2 (3 credits)
  • EAST 493 Special Topics: East Asian Studies 1 (3 credits)
  • EAST 494 Special Topics: East Asian Studies 2 (3 credits)
  • EAST 501 Advanced Topics in Japanese Studies 1 (3 credits)
  • EAST 502 Advanced Topics in Japanese Studies 2 (3 credits)
  • EAST 503 Advanced Topics in Chinese Studies 1 (3 credits)
  • EAST 504 Advanced Topics in Chinese Studies 2 (3 credits)
  • EAST 515 Seminar: Beyond Orientalism (3 credits)
  • EAST 550 Classical Chinese Poetry Themes and Genres (3 credits)
  • EAST 551 Technologies of Self in Early China (3 credits)
  • EAST 559 Advanced Topics: Chinese Literature (3 credits)
  • EAST 562 Japanese Literary Theory and Practice (3 credits)
  • EAST 563 Images, Ideograms, Aesthetics (3 credits)
  • EAST 564 Structures of Modernity: Japan (3 credits)
  • EAST 569 Advanced Topics: Japanese Literature (3 credits)
  • EAST 582 Japanese Culture and Society (3 credits)

Anthropology (ANTH)

  • ANTH 329 Modern Chinese Society and Change (3 credits)
  • ANTH 331 Prehistory of East Asia (3 credits)
  • ANTH 500 Chinese Diversity and Diaspora (3 credits)

Economics (ECON)

  • ECON 335 The Japanese Economy (3 credits)
  • ECON 411 Economic Development: A World Area (3 credits)

Geography (GEOG)

  • GEOG 408 Geography of Development (3 credits)

History (HIST)

  • HIST 208 Introduction to East Asian History (3 credits)
  • HIST 218 Modern East Asian History (3 credits)
  • HIST 308 Formation of Chinese Tradition (3 credits)
  • HIST 318 Modern Japan (3 credits)
  • HIST 328 The Qing Empire (3 credits)
  • HIST 337 Modern Japanese Intellectual History (3 credits)
  • HIST 338 Twentieth-Century China (3 credits)
  • HIST 348 China: Science-Medicine-Technology (3 credits)
  • HIST 358 China's Middle Empires (3 credits)
  • HIST 359 Japanese Empire to 1945 (3 credits)
  • HIST 439 History of Women in China (3 credits)
  • HIST 441 Topics: Culture and Ritual in China (3 credits)
  • HIST 442 Asian Diaspora: Chinese Overseas (3 credits)
  • HIST 443 Topics: Modern Japan (3 credits)
  • HIST 445 Late Imperial China (3 credits)
  • HIST 485D1 Seminar in Japanese History (3 credits)
  • HIST 485D2 Seminar in Japanese History (3 credits)
  • HIST 497D1 Topics in Chinese History (3 credits)
  • HIST 497D2 Topics in Chinese History (3 credits)
  • HIST 581 The Art of War in China (3 credits)

Management (ORGB)

  • ORGB 380 Cross Cultural Management (3 credits)

Political Science (POLI)

  • POLI 349 Foreign Policy: Asia (3 credits)

Religious Studies (RELG)

  • RELG 253 Religions of East Asia (3 credits)
  • RELG 264 Introductory Tibetan 1 (3 credits)
  • RELG 265 Introductory Tibetan 2 (3 credits)
  • RELG 339 Gender & Sexuality in Buddhism (3 credits)
  • RELG 344 Mahayana Buddhism (3 credits)
  • RELG 352 Japanese Religions (3 credits)
  • RELG 354 Chinese Religions (3 credits)
  • RELG 364 Intermediate Tibetan 1 (3 credits)
  • RELG 365 Intermediate Tibetan 2 (3 credits)
  • RELG 442 Pure Land Buddhism (3 credits)
  • RELG 443 Japanese Esoteric Buddhism (3 credits)
  • RELG 451 Zen: Maxims and Methods (3 credits)
  • RELG 452 East Asian Buddhism (3 credits)
  • RELG 464 Advanced Tibetan 1 (3 credits)
  • RELG 465 Advanced Tibetan 2 (3 credits)
  • RELG 549 Japanese Buddhist Philosophy (3 credits)

Please consult the FAQ - Honours program in East Asian Studies document:   faq_honours_eas.pdf

Inquiries regarding the Major programme should be addressed to the Major Undergraduate Advisor.


Joint Honours in East Asian Studies (36 credits)

Program Requirements
Students wishing to study at the Honours level in two disciplines can combine Joint Honours program components in any two Arts disciplines. For a list of available Joint Honours programs, see Joint Honours Programs in the ECalendar.

According to Faculty regulations, Joint Honours students must maintain a minimum CGPA of 3.00 and maintain a minimum program GPA of 3.00.

Required Course (3 credits)
EAST 495D1 Joint Honours Thesis: East Asian Studies (1.5 credits)
EAST 495D2 Joint Honours Thesis: East Asian Studies (1.5 credits)

Complementary Courses (33 credits)
33 credits selected as specified below.

Introduction to East Asian Culture
6 credits, two of the following courses:

EAST 211 Introduction: East Asian Culture: China (3 credits)
EAST 212 Introduction: East Asian Culture: Japan (3 credits)
EAST 213 Introduction: East Asian Culture: Korea (3 credits)

East Asian Language
18 credits in an East Asian language above the introductory level selected from the following courses:

EAST 320D1 Second Level Korean (4.5 credits)
EAST 320D2 Second Level Korean (4.5 credits)
EAST 330D1 Second Level Chinese (4.5 credits)
EAST 330D2 Second Level Chinese (4.5 credits)
EAST 340D1 Second Level Japanese (4.5 credits)
EAST 340D2 Second Level Japanese (4.5 credits)
EAST 420 Third Level Korean 1 (3 credits)
EAST 421 Third Level Korean 2 (3 credits)
EAST 430D1 Third Level Chinese (3 credits)
EAST 430D2 Third Level Chinese (3 credits)
EAST 440D1 Third Level Japanese (3 credits)
EAST 440D2 Third Level Japanese (3 credits)
EAST 520 Fourth Level Korean 1 (3 credits)
EAST 521 Fourth Level Korean 2 (3 credits)
EAST 530D1 Fourth Level Chinese (3 credits)
EAST 530D2 Fourth Level Chinese (3 credits)
EAST 533 Classical Chinese 1 (3 credits)
EAST 534 Classical Chinese 2 (3 credits)
EAST 535 Chinese for Business 1 (3 credits)
EAST 537D1 China Today Through Translation (3 credits)
EAST 537D2 China Today Through Translation (3 credits)
EAST 540D1 Fourth Level Japanese (3 credits)
EAST 540D2 Fourth Level Japanese (3 credits)
EAST 543 Classical Japanese 1 (3 credits)
EAST 544 Classical Japanese 2 (3 credits)
EAST 547 Advanced Translation in Japanese (3 credits)

East Asian Studies (EAST)
9 credits chosen from the following East Asian Studies courses, at least 3 credits must be at the 400-level or above.

EAST 303 Current Topics: Chinese Studies 1 (3 credits)
EAST 304 Current Topics: Chinese Studies 2 (3 credits)
EAST 305 Current Topics: Japanese Studies 1 (3 credits)
EAST 306 Current Topics: Japanese Studies 2 (3 credits)
EAST 307 Topics: Chinese Language and Literature 1 (3 credits)
EAST 308 Topics: Chinese Language and Literature 2 (3 credits)
EAST 313 Current Topics: Korean Studies 1 (3 credits)
EAST 314 Current Topics: Korean Studies 2 (3 credits)
EAST 350 Gender and Sexuality in Chinese Literature (3 credits)
EAST 351 Women Writers of China (3 credits)
EAST 352 Critical Approaches to Chinese Literature (3 credits)
EAST 353 Approaches to Chinese Cinema (3 credits)
EAST 354 Taoist and Buddhist Apocalypses (3 credits)
EAST 356 Modern & Contemporary Chinese Art (3 credits)
EAST 362 Japanese Cinema (3 credits)
EAST 364 Mass Culture and Postwar Japan (3 credits)
EAST 370 History of Sexuality in Japan (3 credits)
EAST 385 Society and Community in Korea (3 credits)
EAST 390 The Chinese Family in History (3 credits)
EAST 453 Topics: Chinese Literature (3 credits)
EAST 454 Topics: Chinese Cinema (3 credits)
EAST 456 Chinese Drama and Popular Culture (3 credits)
EAST 457 Brushwork in Chinese Painting (3 credits)
EAST 461 Inventing Modern Japanese Novel (3 credits)
EAST 462 Japan in Asia (3 credits)
EAST 464 Image, Text, Performance (3 credits)
EAST 467 Topics: Japanese Cinema (3 credits)
EAST 491 Tutorial: East Asian Languages and Literatures 1 (3 credits)
EAST 492 Tutorial: East Asian Languages and Literatures 2 (3 credits)
EAST 493 Special Topics: East Asian Studies 1 (3 credits)
EAST 494 Special Topics: East Asian Studies 2 (3 credits)
EAST 501 Advanced Topics in Japanese Studies 1 (3 credits)
EAST 502 Advanced Topics in Japanese Studies 2 (3 credits)
EAST 503 Advanced Topics in Chinese Studies 1 (3 credits)
EAST 504 Advanced Topics in Chinese Studies 2 (3 credits)
EAST 515 Seminar: Beyond Orientalism (3 credits)
EAST 550 Classical Chinese Poetry Themes and Genres (3 credits)
EAST 551 Technologies of Self in Early China (3 credits)
EAST 559 Advanced Topics: Chinese Literature (3 credits)
EAST 562 Japanese Literary Theory and Practice (3 credits)
EAST 563 Images, Ideograms, Aesthetics (3 credits)
EAST 564 Structures of Modernity: Japan (3 credits)
EAST 569 Advanced Topics: Japanese Literature (3 credits)
EAST 582 Japanese Culture and Society (3 credits)

Joint Honours students should consult an advisor in each department to discuss their course selection and their interdisciplinary research project (if applicable).

East Asian Studies courses

The following courses constitute the East Asian Studies interdisciplinary program. Not all courses are offered every year; to find out whether or not these courses will be offered please consult the McGill Undergraduate Calendar, available at or visit

Departmental approval is required for students who wish to take First Level Chinese and First and Second Level Japanese. Any student taking a language course for the first time must see the Department. Departmental approval must be obtained during the pre-registration period.

Please note that courses with a D1/D2 designation are full-year classes; students register for both the Fall and Winter session to gain credits for either term’s work.

EAST ASIAN CULTURE INTRODUCTORY COURSES

EAST 211 Intro:East Asian Culture:China

EAST 212 Intro:East Asian Culture:Japan

EAST 213 Intro:East Asian Culture:Korea


EAST ASIAN LANGUAGE COURSES

EAST 220D1 First Level Korean

EAST 220D2 First Level Korean

EAST 230D1 First Level Chinese

EAST 230D2 First Level Chinese

EAST 240D1 First Level Japanese

EAST 240D2 First Level Japanese

EAST 320D1 Second Level Korean

EAST 320D2 Second Level Korean

EAST 330D1 Second Level Chinese

EAST 330D2 Second Level Chinese

EAST 340D1 Second Level Japanese

EAST 340D2 Second Level Japanese

EAST 420 Third Level Korean 1

EAST 421 Third Level Korean 2

EAST 430D1 Third Level Chinese

EAST 430D2 Third Level Chinese

EAST 440D1 Third Level Japanese

EAST 440D2 Third Level Japanese

EAST 520 Fourth Level Korean 1

EAST 521 Fourth Level Korean 2

EAST 530D1 Fourth Level Chinese

EAST 530D2 Fourth Level Chinese

EAST 533 Classical Chinese 1

EAST 534 Classical Chinese 2

EAST 535 Chinese for Business 1

EAST 536  Chinese for Business II

EAST 537D1 China Today Through Transl

EAST 537D2 China Today Through Transl

EAST 540D1 Fourth Level Japanese

EAST 540D2 Fourth Level Japanese

EAST 543 Classical Japanese 1

EAST 544 Classical Japanese 2

EAST 546 Advanced Reading: Japanese

EAST 547 Advanced Translation: Japanese

EAST 556 Advanced Reading in Chinese

EAST 557 Advanced Translation: Chinese

EAST 576 Advanced Reading in Korean

EAST 577 Advanced Translation: Korean


EAST ASIAN CULTURE, LITERATURE AND SOCIETY COURSES

EAST 215 Introduction to East Asian Art

EAST 303 Current Topics:Chin Studies 1

EAST 304 Current Topics:Chin Studies 2

EAST 305 Curr Topics:Japanese St 1

EAST 306 Curr Topics:Japanese St 2

EAST 307 Topics: Chinese Lang. & Lit. 1

EAST 308 Topics:Chinese Lang. & Lit. 2

EAST 313 Current Topics:Korean St 1

EAST 314 Current Topics:Korean St 2

EAST 350 Gender&Sexuality in ChineseLit

EAST 351 Women Writers of China

EAST 352 Crit Approaches to Chinese Lit

EAST 353 Approaches to Chinese Cinema

EAST 354 Taoist & Buddhist Apocalypses

EAST 356 Modern & Contemp. Chinese Art

EAST 361 Japanese Animation & New Media

EAST 362 Japanese Cinema

EAST 364 Mass Culture & Postwar Japan

EAST 370 History of Sexuality in Japan

EAST 385 Society and Community in Korea

EAST 390 The Chinese Family in History

EAST 453 Topics: Chinese Literature

EAST 454 Topics: Chinese Cinema

EAST 456 Chinese Drama&Popular Culture

EAST 457 Brushwork in Chinese Painting

EAST 461 Inventing Mod Japanese Novel

EAST 462 Japan in Asia

EAST 464 Image, Text, Performance

EAST 467 Topics: Japanese Cinema

EAST 491 Tutorial:East Asian Lang&Lit 1

EAST 492 Tutorial:East Asian Lang&Lit 2

EAST 493 Spec Topics:East Asian St 1

EAST 494 Spec Topics:East Asian St 2

EAST 501 Adv Top in Japanese Studies 1

EAST 502 Adv Top in Japanese Studies 2

EAST 503 Adv Top in Chinese Studies 1

EAST 504 Adv Top in Chinese Studies 2

EAST 515 Seminar: Beyond Orientalism

EAST 550 Class Chin PoetryThemes&Genres

EAST 551 Technol of Self in Early China

EAST 559 Adv Topics: Chinese Literature

EAST 562 Japanese Lit Theory & Practice

EAST 563 Images,Ideograms,Aesthetics

EAST 564 Structures of Modernity: Japan

EAST 569 Adv Topics:Japanese Literature

EAST 582 Japanese Culture and Society


ANTHROPOLOGY

ANTH 329 Modern Chinese Society&Change

ANTH 331 Prehistory of East Asia

ANTH 500 Chinese Diversity & Diaspora


ECONOMICS

ECON 335 The Japanese Economy

ECON 411 Econ Development:A World Area


HISTORY

HIST 208 Intro to East Asian History

HIST 218 Modern East Asian History

HIST 308 Formation of Chinese Tradition

HIST 318 Modern Japan

HIST 328 The Qing Empire

HIST 337 Mod Japanese Intellectual Hist

HIST 338 Twentieth-Century China

HIST 348 China:Science-Medicine-Tech

HIST 358 China\'s Middle Empires

HIST 359 Japanese Empire to 1945

HIST 439 History of Women in China

HIST 441 Topics:Culture&Ritual in China

HIST 442 Asian Diasp: Chinese Overseas

HIST 443 Topics: Modern Japan

HIST 445 Late Imperial China

HIST 485D1 course description not available

HIST 485D2 course description not available

HIST 497D1 course description not available

HIST 497D2 course description not available

HIST 581 course description not available


DESAUTELS FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT

ORGB 380 Cross Cultural Management


POLITICAL SCIENCE

POLI 349 Foreign Policy: Asia


RELIGIOUS STUDIES

RELG 253 Religions of East Asia

RELG 264 Introductory Tibetan 1

RELG 265 Introductory Tibetan 2

RELG 339 Gender & Sexuality in Buddhism

RELG 344 Mahayana Buddhism

RELG 352 Japanese Religions

RELG 354 Chinese Religions

RELG 364 Intermediate Tibetan 1

RELG 365 Intermediate Tibetan 2

RELG 442 Pure Land Buddhism

RELG 443 Japanese Esoteric Buddhism

RELG 451 Zen:Maxims and Methods

RELG 452 East Asian Buddhism

RELG 464 Advanced Tibetan 1

RELG 465 Advanced Tibetan 2

RELG 549 Japanese Buddhist Philosophy


Prizes and Awards

The Li Ka Shing Semester Abroad Awards
Each year, five students from McGill and Shantou's respective Liberal Arts programs (two from each institution) will have the opportunity to apply for funding to spend a semester studying at the complementary institution. The awards will cover travel, living expenses and tuition, which will be paid to the host university. The amount of each student's award will take into account respective tuition rates, and will include a travel stipend for McGill students to visit Shanghai and Beijing during their visits, enriching their cultural experience. For more information: http://www.mcgill.ca/arts/awardsgrants/li-ka-shing-exchange-initiative

The Li Ka Shing Language Special Internship Awards
Each year, up to five students from Shantou's Teaching Chinese as a Second Language Program will have the opportunity to travel to McGill for one month to engage in an internship in the Chinese Language program. Student interns will work as assistants and tutors, assisting McGill's Chinese Language instructors, interacting with McGill students, and gaining exposure to the real-world challenges of teaching Chinese as a second language in a North American environment. The award will cover travel, living expenses and a stipend for activities and local travel. For more information: http://www.mcgill.ca/arts/awardsgrants/li-ka-shing-exchange-initiative

The Li Ka Shing Intensive Chinese-Language Study Awards
Each year, up to 25 students from McGill will be given the opportunity to travel to Shantou for an intensive four-week Chinese language program. This will include high-intensity, immersive language study, as well as opportunities to experience Chinese culture through organized off-campus excursions. The award will cover tuition, accommodation, living expenses and excursion costs. Awards will be offered on a competitive basis. For more information: http://www.mcgill.ca/arts/awardsgrants/li-ka-shing-exchange-initiative/intensive-chinese-language-study-awards

THE DR. NORMAN BETHUNE MEMORIAL AWARD
Initially established by a donation from the late Mr. W.A. Scott, founding member and Honorary President of Victoria's Canada- China Friendship Association in memory of Dr. Norman Bethune. Awarded to an outstanding student at the conclusion of the first or intermediate year in the Faculty of Arts, with preference given to a student who is registered in any program relating to Chinese studies. Awarded upon recommendation of the Department of East Asian Studies.
Value: $400.

CANADIAN CHINESE CULTURAL SOCIETY OF MONTREAL INC. SCHOLARSHIP
Founded in 1969, the Canadian Chinese Cultural Society of Montreal Inc. offers an annual scholarship to an undergraduate or graduate student majoring in Chinese Studies. Candidates must be Canadian citizens able to demonstrate financial need and registered as full time students in the third or fourth year of undergraduate studies or in a graduate program. Candidates apply directly to the Canadian Chinese Cultural Society of Montreal Inc.  Please consult CCCSM website at http://cccsm.org/ (Deadline: April 30)
Value: $1000

HUAYU ENRICHMENT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Each year a maximum of three full Ministry of Education Huayu Enrichment Scholarships are awarded to Canadian Students at McGill University. Students who are Canadian Citizens with a good academic record are eligible to apply for periods of study of three, six, nine, or twelve months. For more information visit Cultural Division, TECO Canada
Value: Approximately $760 per month