The Students for Asian Awareness at Bucknell (SAAB) was created to promote awareness of Asian culture both at Bucknell and in the Lewisburg community. To that end, our organization strives to bring the best of Asian music, dance, food and more to the campus through various events during the year.
Let us take you across the International Date Line, to Asia and the Pacific Rim, where you’ll learn about these cultures and nations that are key global players. Focus on China or Japan. Five levels of study in Chinese or Japanese are available.
You'll get a balanced look at the arts, history, literature, politics, philosophy, religion, science and technology of both the past and present of the region.
All students majoring or minoring in the East Asian Studies department are strongly encouraged to seek opportunities for summer, semester, or preferably, full-year study in China or Japan.
Average number of majors per class year: 9
An East Asian Studies faculty member has recently secured a grant from the Japan foundation.
The East Asian Studies major requires an emphasis on either China or Japan.
We study history in different ways. One way is to see history as full of change. Another is to see history as continuous. What's going on in China is a combination of both. The past always finds way into the present, yet with new meanings and new looks.More about Professor Chen
The East Asian Studies department participates in numerous nationally renowned programs for study abroad, offering students a variety of ways to study for a semester or a year overseas.
Students are encouraged to spend their junior year in China or Japan.
East Asian Studies majors can gain career experience through summer internships. Recently, students have interned at:
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