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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.

Spring 2021

Course NumberCourse TitleSections
AMES 1001Asian Film and AnimationSections [1]
AMES 3265WThe Fantastic in East Asia: Ghosts, Foxes, and the AlienSections [1]
AMES 3351Martial Arts in Chinese Literature and FilmSections [1]
AMES 3356WChinese FilmSections [1]
AMES 3436Postwar Japanese Literature in TranslationSections [1]
AMES 3441Japanese 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 & Middle Eastern StudiesSections [1]
AMES 5220Topics in PedagogySections [1]
AMES 5866Gender and Sexuality in Modern Arabic LiteratureSections [1]
AMES 5920Topics in Asian 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 [7]
JPN 3022Intermediate Japanese IISections [5]
JPN 3032Third Year Japanese IISections [3]
JPN 3290Japanese Language Teaching TutorialSections [1]
JPN 4002Beginning Japanese II for Graduate Student ResearchSections [7]
JPN 4004Intermediate Japanese II for Graduate Student ResearchSections [5]
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 3811Egyptian Colloquial Arabic ISections [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]

Summer 2021

Course NumberCourse TitleSections
AMES 3356WChinese FilmSections [1]
AMES 3672BuddhismSections [1]
Course NumberCourse TitleSections
KOR 1011Beginning Korean ISections [1]
KOR 1012Beginning Korean IISections [1]
KOR 3021Intermediate Korean ISections [1]
KOR 3022Intermediate Korean IISections [1]
KOR 4001Beginning Korean I for Graduate Student ResearchSections [1]
KOR 4002Beginning Korean II for Graduate Student ResearchSections [1]
KOR 4003Intermediate Korean I for Graduate Student ResearchSections [1]
KOR 4004Intermediate Korean II for Graduate Student ResearchSections [1]
Course NumberCourse TitleSections
JPN 1011Beginning Japanese ISections [1]
JPN 1012Beginning Japanese IISections [1]
JPN 3021Intermediate Japanese ISections [1]
JPN 3022Intermediate Japanese IISections [1]
JPN 4001Beginning Japanese I for Graduate Student ResearchSections [1]
JPN 4002Beginning Japanese II for Graduate Student ResearchSections [1]
JPN 4003Intermediate Japanese I for Graduate Student ResearchSections [1]
JPN 4004Intermediate Japanese II for Graduate Student ResearchSections [1]

There are no URDU courses available for Summer 2021.
Please see classinfo.umn.edu for more info.

Course NumberCourse TitleSections
CHN 3021Intermediate Modern Chinese ISections [1]
CHN 3022Intermediate Modern Chinese IISections [1]
CHN 3031Advanced Modern Chinese ISections [1]
CHN 3032Advanced Modern Chinese IISections [1]
CHN 4003Intermediate Modern Chinese I for Graduate Student ResearchSections [1]
CHN 4004Intermediate Modern Chinese II for Graduate Student ResearchSections [1]
CHN 4007Advanced Modern Chinese I for Graduate Student ResearchSections [1]
CHN 4008Advanced Modern Chinese II for Graduate Student ResearchSections [1]
CHN 4041Advanced Readings in Modern Chinese ISections [1]
CHN 4042Advanced Readings in Modern Chinese IISections [1]
Course NumberCourse TitleSections
ARAB 1101Beginning Arabic ISections [1]
ARAB 1102Beginning Arabic IISections [1]
ARAB 3101Intermediate Arabic ISections [1]
ARAB 3102Intermediate Arabic IISections [1]
ARAB 4101Beginning Arabic I for Graduate Student ResearchSections [1]
ARAB 4102Beginning Arabic II for Graduate Student ResearchSections [1]
ARAB 4121Intermediate Arabic I for Graduate Student ResearchSections [1]
ARAB 4122Intermediate Arabic II for Graduate Student ResearchSections [1]

There are no HNDI courses available for Summer 2021.
Please see classinfo.umn.edu for more info.

Course NumberCourse TitleSections
HMNG 1013Medical HmongSections [1]
HMNG 1015Accelerated Beginning HmongSections [1]
HMNG 3016Accelerated Intermediate HmongSections [1]
HMNG 4005Accelerated Beginning Hmong for Graduate ResearchSections [1]
HMNG 4006Accelerated Intermediate Hmong for Graduate Student ResearchSections [1]