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As part of a large public research university, the Department of Asian Languages and Literatures (ALL) is dedicated to increasing awareness and learning about Asia among the public as a whole. Offerings are available at a variety of levels—from the introductory to the advanced. You don't need to be majoring or minoring in ALL or ALCM to take courses in the department.

Fall 2018

Course NumberCourse TitleSections
ALL 1001Asian Film and AnimationSections [1]
ALL 1912Fashioning Islam in Literature and CultureSections [1]
ALL 3001Reading Asian CulturesSections [1]
ALL 3336Revolution and Modernity in Chinese Literature and CultureSections [1]
ALL 3356WChinese FilmSections [1]
ALL 3362Women Writers in Chinese HistorySections [1]
ALL 3377A Thousand Years of Buddhism in China: Beliefs, Practices, and CultureSections [1]
ALL 3441Japanese TheaterSections [1]
ALL 3456Japanese FilmSections [1]
ALL 3467Science Fiction, Empire, JapanSections [1]
ALL 3556Korean FilmSections [1]
ALL 3576Language & Society of the Two KoreasSections [1]
ALL 3651Ghosts of IndiaSections [1]
ALL 3820Topics in Arab CultureSections [1]
ALL 3867Orientalism and the Arab WorldSections [1]
ALL 3872The Cultures of the Silk RoadSections [1]
ALL 3990Directed StudySections [1]
ALL 5486Images of "Japan"Sections [1]
ALL 5820Topics in Arab CultureSections [1]
ALL 5990Directed StudySections [1]
Course NumberCourse TitleSections
ARAB 1101Beginning Arabic ISections [5]
ARAB 3101Intermediate Arabic ISections [3]
ARAB 3290Arabic Language Teaching TutorialSections [1]
ARAB 3811Egyptian Colloquial Arabic ISections [1]
ARAB 4101Beginning Arabic I for Graduate Student ResearchSections [5]
ARAB 4121Intermediate Arabic I for Graduate Student ResearchSections [3]
ARAB 5040Readings in Arabic TextsSections [1]
ARAB 5101Advanced Arabic ISections [1]
Course NumberCourse TitleSections
CHN 1011Beginning Modern Chinese ISections [5]
CHN 1015Accelerated Beginning Modern ChineseSections [1]
CHN 3021Intermediate Modern Chinese ISections [4]
CHN 3031Advanced Modern Chinese ISections [2]
CHN 3201Chinese CalligraphySections [2]
CHN 3920Topics in Chinese CultureSections [1]
CHN 4041Advanced Readings in Modern Chinese ISections [2]
CHN 5041Media ChineseSections [1]
CHN 5211Introductory Classical Chinese ISections [1]
Course NumberCourse TitleSections
HMNG 1011Beginning Hmong ISections [2]
HMNG 1015Accelerated Beginning HmongSections [1]
HMNG 3021Intermediate Hmong ISections [2]
HMNG 3290Hmong Language Teaching TutorialSections [1]
HMNG 4001Beginning Hmong I for Graduate Student ResearchSections [2]

There are no HNUR courses available for Fall 2018.
Please see classinfo.umn.edu for more info.

Course NumberCourse TitleSections
JPN 1011Beginning Japanese ISections [11]
JPN 3021Intermediate Japanese ISections [7]
JPN 3031Third Year Japanese ISections [3]
JPN 4041Advanced Japanese Conversation and Composition ISections [1]
JPN 5041Reading Japanese Texts: Literature and CultureSections [1]
JPN 5211Introductory Classical Chinese ISections [1]
Course NumberCourse TitleSections
KOR 1011Beginning Korean ISections [9]
KOR 3021Intermediate Korean ISections [4]
KOR 3031Third Year Korean ISections [1]
KOR 3290Korean Language Teaching TutorialSections [1]
KOR 4041Advanced Readings in Modern Korean ISections [1]
KOR 5140Readings in Sino-Korean TextsSections [1]
KOR 5211Introductory Classical Chinese ISections [1]

Spring 2019

Course NumberCourse TitleSections
ALL 1001Asian Film and AnimationSections [1]
ALL 3232W"Short" Poetry in China and JapanSections [1]
ALL 3265WThe Fantastic in East Asia: Ghosts, Foxes, and the AlienSections [1]
ALL 3337Contemporary Chinese Literature and Popular CultureSections [1]
ALL 3437The Japanese NovelSections [1]
ALL 3468Environment, Technology and Culture in Modern JapanSections [1]
ALL 3536Modern Korean LiteratureSections [1]
ALL 3576Language & Society of the Two KoreasSections [1]
ALL 3586Cold War Cultures in KoreaSections [1]
ALL 3832The Politics of Arabic PoetrySections [1]
ALL 3856Palestinian Literature and FilmSections [1]
ALL 4901WCapstone Project in Asian Languages & LiteraturesSections [1]
ALL 5358Realism, Revolution, and the Moving ImageSections [1]
ALL 5990Directed StudySections [1]
Course NumberCourse TitleSections
ARAB 1102Beginning Arabic IISections [5]
ARAB 3102Intermediate Arabic IISections [3]
ARAB 3290Arabic Language Teaching TutorialSections [1]
ARAB 3900Topics in ArabicSections [1]
ARAB 4102Beginning Arabic II for Graduate Student ResearchSections [5]
ARAB 4122Intermediate Arabic II for Graduate Student ResearchSections [3]
ARAB 5102Advanced Arabic IISections [1]
Course NumberCourse TitleSections
CHN 1012Beginning Modern Chinese IISections [6]
CHN 3016Accelerated Intermediate Modern ChineseSections [1]
CHN 3022Intermediate Modern Chinese IISections [4]
CHN 3032Advanced Modern Chinese IISections [2]
CHN 3202Intermediate Chinese CalligraphySections [1]
CHN 3203Advanced Chinese HandwritingSections [1]
CHN 3920Topics in Chinese CultureSections [1]
CHN 4042Advanced Readings in Modern Chinese IISections [2]
CHN 5042Contemporary Chinese Texts 1949-presentSections [1]
CHN 5393Directed StudySections [1]
Course NumberCourse TitleSections
HMNG 1012Beginning Hmong IISections [2]
HMNG 3016Accelerated Intermediate HmongSections [1]
HMNG 3022Intermediate Hmong IISections [1]
HMNG 3290Hmong Language Teaching TutorialSections [1]
HMNG 5040Readings in Hmong TextsSections [1]

There are no HNUR courses available for Spring 2019.
Please see classinfo.umn.edu for more info.

Course NumberCourse TitleSections
JPN 1012Beginning Japanese IISections [9]
JPN 3022Intermediate Japanese IISections [5]
JPN 3032Third Year Japanese IISections [3]
JPN 3290Japanese Language Teaching TutorialSections [1]
JPN 4042Advanced Japanese Conversation and Composition IISections [1]
Course NumberCourse TitleSections
KOR 1012Beginning Korean IISections [6]
KOR 3022Intermediate Korean IISections [3]
KOR 3032Third Year Korean IISections [1]
KOR 3290Korean Language Teaching TutorialSections [1]
KOR 4042Advanced Readings in Modern Korean IISections [1]