Graduate Courses 2019-2020

Graduate Courses 2019-2020

The below schedule is subject to change. Please revisit this page periodically for updates.
Course descriptions are available for the courses with links.

Non EAS students: Course enrolment for EAS graduate courses begins on August 1, 2019. Non-EAS students should enrol after seeking the professor’s permission by submitting a filled-in Add/Drop form to the EAS office.

Fall Courses
EAS2020HF Critical Approaches to East Asia – Sanders, G. – RL14228 –             Wednesdays 3-5 pm
EAS1182HF Writing as Technology in Modern China – Zhong, Y. – RL14228 –         Tuesdays 10 – noon
EAS1229HF Topics in Chinese Aesthetics – Liu, J. – RL14228 – Thursdays 10 am – noon
COL5110HF Post Capitalist Fantasy – Cazdyn, E. – Thursdays 11-1pm

Winter Courses
EAS1180HS Environmental Humanities – Meng, Y. – RL14228 – Mondays 3-5pm
EAS1439HS Crisis, Population, Archive – Kawashima, K. – RL14228 –                        Wednesdays 3-5 pm
EAS1475HS Contemporary Cultural Theories: Worlds, Worlding, Globalization – Cho, M – RL14228 –  Tuesdays 1 – 3 pm
COL5126HS Sports Narrated: Literary and Interdisciplinary Exploration of Sports represented in Textual and Visual Media – Sakaki, A. – BT319 – Tuesdays 10 am – noon

Courses offered by other departments that might be of interest
(this list will be updated periodically. If you think a course should be added to this list, please let us know at

HIS1662HF Rethinking Modernity through Japan – Fujitani, T. –  Mondays 1pm         JHL1680HF Revolutionary Women’s Cultures in East Asia, early to mid 20th Century – Grewal, A. – Tuesdays 1pm                                                                                                                    POL2212HF Human Rights and International Relations – Wong, J. –                      Wednesdays 12-2pm

FAH1951HS Contemporary Chinese Art and its Discontents – Gu, Y. – Tuesdays 2-5pm
FAH1206HS Artistic Localities in Italy & China – Purtle, J. & Periti, G. –                 Wednesdays 2-5pm

Limited spots in the below courses are available to EAS students, but students must seek the permission of the professor to enrol (please fill out a Request for Reading and/or Research Course form, and see the class schedule/location on the A&S Timetable):

Fall Courses
EAS1446HF The Communist Hypothesis and Asia– Kawashima, K. – Wednesdays 5-7 pm
EAS1449HF Future, Architecture, Japan – Cazdyn, E. – Thursdays 3-5 pm
EAS1466HF History, Everyday Life, and North Korea – Schmid, A. – Tuesdays 3-5 pm
(Full year) EAS1101YY Classical Chinese I – Sanders, G. – RL14353 – Thursdays    11 am – 1 pm
(Full year) EAS1103YY Introduction to Classical Japanese – Sakaki, A. – UC330 in the fall – Thursdays 1 – 3 pm (note: time change in the winter semester – Thursdays 11 am – 1 pm)

Winter Courses
EAS1412HS Technology and Material Cultures of Ancient China – Shen, C. –            Mondays 3-5 pm
EAS1419HS Chinese Cultural Studies Seminar: May Fourth – Zhong, Y. –                   Tuesdays 11 am-1 pm
EAS1408HS Modern Taiwanese Literature – Liu, J. – Tuesdays 3-5 pm
(Full year) EAS1101YY Classical Chinese I – Sanders, G. – RL14353 – Thursdays 11 am – 1 pm
(Full year) EAS1103YY Introduction to Classical Japanese – Sakaki, A. – SK348 in the Winter – Thursdays 11 am – 1 pm (note: time change in the Fall semester Thursdays 1 – 3 pm)

Language Courses
Graduate students enrol in the graduate course code, but meet with the undergraduate class. To request enrolment, please fill in this form and read the appropriate instructions on the Languages >> Chinese, Korean or Japanese pages on this site. For graduate students, language courses are graded on a CR/NCR basis, with 70% needed to receive a Credit. Please see the FAS timetable for meeting times.

EAS1301Y (EAS120Y1Y) Mod. Std. Japanese I
EAS1321HS (EAS121H1S) Japanese I – Prior Background
EAS1302Y (EAS220Y1Y) Mod. Std. Japanese II
EAS1322HS (EAS221H1S) Japanese II – Prior Background
EAS1303Y (EAS320Y1Y) Mod. Std. Japanese III
EAS1305HF (EAS461H1F) Mod. Std. Japanese IVb
EAS1304HS (EAS460H1S) Mod. Std. Japanese IVa
EAS1621YY (EAS110Y1Y) Mod. Std. Korean I
EAS1622YY (EAS210Y1Y) Mod. Std. Korean II
EAS1631YY (EAS211Y1Y) Accelerated Mod. Korean I & II
EAS1632HS (EAS212H1S) Accelerated Mod. Korean II
EAS1623YY (EAS310Y1Y) Mod. Std. Korean III
EAS1624YY (EAS410Y1Y) Mod. Std. Korean IV
EAS1801YY (EAS100Y1Y) Mod. Std. Chinese I
EAS1811YY (EAS101Y1Y) Mod. Std. Chinese I – Prior Background
EAS1802YY (EAS200Y1Y) Mod. Std. Chinese II
EAS1803YY (EAS300Y1Y) Mod. Std. Chinese III
EAS1814HS (EAS401H1S) Mod. Std. Chinese IVa
EAS1815HF (EAS402H1F) Mod. Std. Chinese IVb