Current Graduate Courses

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, 2020. Non-EAS students should enrol after seeking the professor’s permission by submitting a filled-in Add/Drop form to the EAS Department.

2020-2021 Courses


  • EAS2020HF Critical Approaches to East Asia – Feng, L. – Online Synchronous – Wednesdays 7-9 pm
  • EAS1176HF Comparative and Historical Socialisms – Wu, Y. – Online Synchronous – Mondays 9-11 am (note time change)
  • EAS1335HF Violence, Justice, the Human – Yoneyama, L – Online Synchronous – Thursdays 8-10 pm
  • EAS1445HF On the “Organic”: Land and Labour Power – Kawashima, K – Online Synchronous – Tuesdays 3-5 pm
  • COL5101HF Diasporic Cities – A. Sakaki 


  • EAS1177HS Modern Chinese Culture in Global History – Meng, Y – Online Synchronous – Tuesdays 7–9 pm
  • EAS1339HS Topics in Chinese Art Theories – Liu, J – Online Synchronous – Thursdays 9–11 am
  • EAS1478HS Asian Media Arts & Screen Cultures – Cho, M – Online Synchronous – Wednesdays 7–9 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 class schedule on the A&S Timetable:


  • EAS1444HF The City, Body, and Text in Modern Japanese Literature – Sakaki, A – Online Synchronous


  • EAS1412HS Special Topics in Archaeology of Ancient China – Shen, C – Online Synchronous
  • EAS1420HS Travels, Travelers, and Travel Accounts in East Asia – Feng, L – Online Synchronous
  • EAS1421HS History of the Chinese Book – Goodman, A – Online Synchronous
  • EAS1442HS The Global Bildungsroman: Narratives of Development, Time, and Colonialism – Poole, J – Online Synchronous

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.

Course offerings:

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