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As part of a large public research university, the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (AMES) 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 AMES or ALCM to take courses in the department.

Fall 2020

Course NumberCourse TitleSections
AMES 1201Arrow, Fist, and Sword: Conceptions of the Hero in Asian CulturesSections [1]
AMES 3001Concepts in Asian and Middle Eastern StudiesSections [1]
AMES 3362Women Writers in Chinese HistorySections [1]
AMES 3377A Thousand Years of Buddhism in China: Beliefs, Practices, and CultureSections [1]
AMES 3420Topics in Japanese CultureSections [1]
AMES 3433Traditional Japanese Literature in TranslationSections [1]
AMES 3437The Japanese NovelSections [1]
AMES 3456Japanese FilmSections [1]
AMES 3536Modern Korean LiteratureSections [1]
AMES 3556Korean Film and MediaSections [1]
AMES 3576Language & Society of the Two KoreasSections [1]
AMES 3637WModern Indian LiteratureSections [1]
AMES 3856WPalestinian Literature and FilmSections [1]
AMES 3867Orientalism and the Arab WorldSections [1]
AMES 3900Topics in Asian LiteratureSections [1]
AMES 3920Topics in Asian CultureSections [1]
AMES 4901WCapstone Project in Asian Languages & LiteraturesSections [1]
AMES 5620Topics in South Asian CultureSections [1]
AMES 5920Topics in Asian CultureSections [1]
Course NumberCourse TitleSections
KOR 1011Beginning Korean ISections [8]
KOR 3021Intermediate Korean ISections [4]
KOR 3031Third Year Korean ISections [2]
KOR 3290Korean Language Teaching TutorialSections [1]
KOR 4001Beginning Korean I for Graduate Student ResearchSections [8]
KOR 4003Intermediate Korean I for Graduate Student ResearchSections [4]
KOR 4005Third Year Korean I for Graduate Student ResearchSections [1]
KOR 4041Advanced Readings in Modern Korean ISections [1]
Course NumberCourse TitleSections
JPN 1011Beginning Japanese ISections [10]
JPN 3021Intermediate Japanese ISections [7]
JPN 3031Third Year Japanese ISections [3]
JPN 4001Beginning Japanese I for Graduate Student ResearchSections [10]
JPN 4003Intermediate Japanese I for Graduate Student ResearchSections [7]
JPN 4005Third Year Japanese I for Graduate Student ResearchSections [3]
JPN 4041Advanced Japanese Conversation and Composition ISections [1]
JPN 5040Readings in Japanese TextsSections [1]
Course NumberCourse TitleSections
URDU 1011Beginning Urdu ISections [1]
URDU 3021Intermediate Urdu ISections [1]
URDU 3031Advanced Urdu ISections [1]
URDU 4001Beginning Urdu I for Graduate Student ResearchSections [1]
URDU 4003Intermediate Urdu I for Graduate Student ResearchSections [1]
URDU 4005Advanced Urdu I for Graduate ResearchSections [1]
Course NumberCourse TitleSections
CHN 1011Beginning Modern Chinese ISections [6]
CHN 1015Accelerated Beginning Modern ChineseSections [1]
CHN 3021Intermediate Modern Chinese ISections [3]
CHN 3031Advanced Modern Chinese ISections [2]
CHN 3201Chinese CalligraphySections [2]
CHN 4001Beginning Modern Chinese I for Graduate Student ResearchSections [6]
CHN 4003Intermediate Modern Chinese I for Graduate Student ResearchSections [3]
CHN 4005Accelerated Beginning Modern Chinese for Graduate Student ResearchSections [1]
CHN 4007Advanced Modern Chinese I for Graduate Student ResearchSections [2]
CHN 4021Flagship Chinese for Academic PurposesSections [1]
CHN 4041Advanced Readings in Modern Chinese ISections [1]
CHN 5041Media ChineseSections [2]
CHN 5214Classical Chinese Language and CultureSections [1]
Course NumberCourse TitleSections
ARAB 1101Beginning Arabic ISections [4]
ARAB 3101Intermediate Arabic ISections [3]
ARAB 3290Arabic Language Teaching TutorialSections [1]
ARAB 3811Egyptian Colloquial Arabic ISections [1]
ARAB 3993Directed StudySections [1]
ARAB 4101Beginning Arabic I for Graduate Student ResearchSections [5]
ARAB 4121Intermediate Arabic I for Graduate Student ResearchSections [3]
ARAB 5041Classical and Modern Arabic ProseSections [1]
ARAB 5101Advanced Arabic ISections [1]
ARAB 5992Directed ReadingsSections [1]
Course NumberCourse TitleSections
HNDI 1011Beginning Hindi ISections [1]
HNDI 3021Intermediate Hindi ISections [1]
HNDI 3031Advanced Hindi ISections [1]
HNDI 4001Beginning Hindi I for Graduate Student ResearchSections [1]
HNDI 4003Intermediate Hindi I for Graduate Student ResearchSections [1]
HNDI 4005Advanced Hindi I for Graduate ResearchSections [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 3993Directed StudiesSections [1]
HMNG 4001Beginning Hmong I for Graduate Student ResearchSections [2]
HMNG 4003Intermediate Hmong I for Graduate Student ResearchSections [2]

Spring 2021

Course NumberCourse TitleSections
AMES 1001Asian Film and AnimationSections [1]
AMES 3265WThe Fantastic in East Asia: Ghosts, Foxes, and the AlienSections [1]
AMES 3356WChinese FilmSections [1]
AMES 3436Postwar Japanese Literature in TranslationSections [1]
AMES 3441WJapanese TheaterSections [1]
AMES 3458Japanese AnimationSections [1]
AMES 3468Environment, Technology and Culture in Modern JapanSections [1]
AMES 3520Topics in Korean CultureSections [2]
AMES 3586Cold War Cultures in KoreaSections [1]
AMES 3636South Asian Women WritersSections [1]
AMES 3651Ghosts of IndiaSections [1]
AMES 3832The Politics of Arabic PoetrySections [1]
AMES 4901WCapstone Project in Asian Languages & LiteraturesSections [1]
AMES 5220Pedagogy of Asian Languages and LiteraturesSections [1]
AMES 5420Topics in Japanese CultureSections [1]
AMES 5993Directed StudySections [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 4002Beginning Korean II for Graduate Student ResearchSections [6]
KOR 4004Intermediate Korean II for Graduate Student ResearchSections [3]
KOR 4006Third Year Korean II for Graduate Student ResearchSections [1]
KOR 4042Advanced Readings in Modern Korean IISections [1]
Course NumberCourse TitleSections
JPN 1012Beginning Japanese IISections [9]
JPN 3022Intermediate Japanese IISections [6]
JPN 3032Third Year Japanese IISections [3]
JPN 3290Japanese Language Teaching TutorialSections [1]
JPN 4002Beginning Japanese II for Graduate Student ResearchSections [9]
JPN 4004Intermediate Japanese II for Graduate Student ResearchSections [6]
JPN 4006Third Year Japanese II for Graduate Student ResearchSections [3]
JPN 4042Advanced Japanese Conversation and Composition IISections [1]
Course NumberCourse TitleSections
URDU 1012Beginning Urdu IISections [1]
URDU 3022Intermediate Urdu IISections [1]
URDU 4002Beginning Urdu II for Graduate Student ResearchSections [1]
URDU 4004Intermediate Urdu II for Graduate Student ResearchSections [1]
Course NumberCourse TitleSections
CHN 1012Beginning Modern Chinese IISections [5]
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 4022Flagship Chinese for Professional PurposesSections [1]
CHN 4042Advanced Readings in Modern Chinese IISections [1]
CHN 5042Contemporary Chinese Texts 1949-presentSections [1]
Course NumberCourse TitleSections
ARAB 1102Beginning Arabic IISections [4]
ARAB 3102Intermediate Arabic IISections [3]
ARAB 3290Arabic Language Teaching TutorialSections [1]
ARAB 3813Jordanian Colloquial ArabicSections [1]
ARAB 4102Beginning Arabic II for Graduate Student ResearchSections [4]
ARAB 4122Intermediate Arabic II for Graduate Student ResearchSections [3]
ARAB 5102Advanced Arabic IISections [1]
Course NumberCourse TitleSections
HNDI 1012Beginning Hindi IISections [1]
HNDI 3022Intermediate Hindi IISections [1]
HNDI 3032Advanced Hindi IISections [1]
HNDI 4002Beginning Hindi II for Graduate Student ResearchSections [1]
HNDI 4004Intermediate Hindi II for Graduate Student ResearchSections [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 4002Beginning Hmong II for Graduate Student ResearchSections [2]
HMNG 4004Intermediate Hmong II for Graduate Student ResearchSections [1]
HMNG 4006Accelerated Intermediate Hmong for Graduate Student ResearchSections [1]
HMNG 5041Readings in Hmong Social and Cultural ExperienceSections [1]