2021-2022 Graduate Courses

The below schedule is subject to change. Please revisit this page periodically for updates.

Non-EAS students: Course enrolment for EAS graduate courses begins on August 1, 2021. Non-EAS students should enrol after seeking the professor’s permission by submitting a filled-in Add/Drop form to the EAS Department.

2021-2022 Courses


  • EAS2020HF Critical Approaches to East Asia – Cho, M. – In Person – RL14352 – Tuesdays 10 am – noon
  • EAS1151HF Chinese Poetry I – Sanders, G. – Online/In Person RL14190 – Thursdays 9 – 11 am
  • EAS1176HF Comparative Historical Socialisms in East Asia and Beyond – Wu, Yiching – In Person – RL14352 – Mondays 10 am – 12 pm
  • EAS1472HF Cold War in the Pacific – Schmid, A. – Online/In Person RL14352 – Tuesdays 1 – 4 pm


  • EAS1180HS Environmental Humanities Critique – Meng, Y. – In Person – Mondays 7 - 9 pm
  • EAS1432HS Korean Cultural Studies Seminar – Poole, J. – In Person – Wednesdays 1 - 3 pm (note day change)
  • EAS1426HS Transition, Subjectivity, Revolution – Kawashima, K. – In Person – Thursdays 3 - 5 pm

Limited Spots

Limited spots in the courses below are available to EAS students, but students must seek the permission of the professor to enrol and a form must be submitted by the end of August for Fall courses and the end of October for Winter courses. Please fill out a Request for Reading and/or Research Course form and see the room locations on the A&S Timetable:


  • EAS1101YY (full year) Classical Chinese I – Sanders, G – In Person (to be confirmed) – Thursdays 1-3 pm (note time change)
  • EAS1497HF Special Topics in East Asian Studies (Theories of Reading in East Asian History) - Vedal, N - Online - Tuesdays 3-5 pm


  • EAS1412HS Special Topics in Archaeology of Ancient China – Shen, C – In Person – Mondays 3-5 pm
  • EAS1419HS Chinese Cultural Studies Seminar: May Fourth – Zhong,Y – In Person – Wednesdays 1-3 pm
  • EAS1448HS East Asian Studies Archive: Language, Number, Money – Kawashima, K – In Person – Tuesdays 3-5 pm

Courses Offered by Other Departments

Please see the course offerings on the departments’ websites below that may be of interest, paying special attention to courses taught by faculty members from cognate departments who have EAS graduate status.


ASI4300HF Nationalism and Revolution in Asia  – Wu, Yiching – Mondays 2 - 4 pm
COL5131HF Non Disclosure Act - Cazdyn, E - Northrop Frye Hall, Room 008  – Tuesdays 1 - 3 pm  
WGS1013HF Intimacy, Empire, Voilence – Yoneyama, L – Online Synchronous  – Tuesdays 3 – 5 pm
HIS1673HF Critical Historiography of Late Imperial and Modern China – Chen, L – Wednesdays 9 - 11 am

HIS1662HS  Rethinking Modernity through Japan – Fujitani, T – Mondays 2 - 4 pm
HIS1664HS Topics in History:  Religion and Society in Southeast Asia – Tran, N.T. – Mondays, 2 - 4 pm
ANT6032HS Advanced Research Seminar II: More-than-Human Ethnography – Satsuka, S. – Tuesdays 12 - 2 pm
PHL2013HS Topics in Chinese Philosophy:Knowledge and Skepticism in Classical Chinese Thought – Fraser, C. – In Person – Thursdays 12 - 3 pm

Please also explore course offerings taught by: 

Language Courses

Graduate students enrol in the graduate course code, but meet with the undergraduate class. To request enrolment, please fill in the PDF iconLanguage Course Enrolment Form For Graduate Students and read the appropriate instructions on the Chinese, Korean or Japanese language pages. 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
  • 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
  • EAS1814HF (EAS401H1F) Mod. Std. Chinese IVa
  • EAS1815HS (EAS402H1S) Mod. Std. Chinese IVb