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Associate Professor of Asian Studies
2 East South Street
Galesburg, IL 61401-4999
You will begin your study by establishing a foundation in basic language skills through advanced coursework in Japanese or Chinese language or by participating in a semester-length or longer language and culture study program in Asia. With a foundation in basic language skills, you will then pursue the in-depth study of Asian literature and culture. All Asian Studies majors culminate their studies with an senior project.
The Dorothy Johnson '39 and Richard Burkhardt '39 Language Center includes a projection equipped classroom space located in the heart of George Davis Hall. The Center contains an instructor station, 24 advanced Macintosh workstations, and professional photo-flatbed scanning capabilities. The Language Center also houses two workgroup rooms equipped with individual computer workstations for small group sessions or individual privacy. The viewing room is capable of seating up to 20 people accommodating large-screen computer output and video viewing. Other co-curricular clubs and activities of interest to Asian Studies students include Japanese Club, Japanese Table and Anime Club. The Center for Career and Pre-Professional Development helps students search, find and apply for internships in their areas of interest.