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Welcome to the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at the University of Oregon. We offer instruction in all levels of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean language, as well as courses on the literatures, cultures, and linguistics of East Asia. Faculty and graduate students engage in research on a broad array of texts and forms of cultural production (written, visual, or aural), regions, and historical time periods, from ancient China to the contemporary East Asian world.


EALL Meet and Greet Fall 2017

EALL faculty and instructors met with students met on a recent afternoon to discuss EALL courses, majors and minors, and study abroad and internship opportunities. We appreciated the chance to meet and get to know so many wonderful students, and look forward to doing similar events in the future!

EALL Graduate Students win Promising Scholar Awards

Sara King, a first-year graduate student in EALL, focusing on Japanese linguistics, has received the Promising Scholar award for academic year 2017-18. The University of Oregon Graduate School gives Promising Scholar Awards to in-coming graduate students on a competitive basis. We are very excited that Sara received this important award.

Chie Tokuyama, a fourth-year graduate student in EALL, received the same award in AY 14-15.

Talk: “The Politics of Concern: Global Maoism and Asian Studies in the Long Sixties”

Fabio Lanza, Associate Professor of History, University of Arizona

Thursday, November 9, 2017, 166 Lawrence Hall