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Dr. Martha Selby, Chair 120 INNER CAMPUS DR STOP G9300 WCH 4.134 78712-1251 • 512-471-5811

Welcome

The Department of Asian Studies was formed in 1994 to provide a focus within The University of Texas at Austin for the creation and dissemination of knowledge about Asia, principally East Asia (China, Japan, and Korea) and South Asia (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Afghanistan). With over forty instructors, the department is one of the largest and most distinguished in the country.

We offer courses in ten Asian languages:

  • Bengali
  • Chinese
  • Hindi
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Malayalam
  • Sanskrit
  • Tamil
  • Telugu
  • Urdu

The department teaches the histories, cultures, religions, and literatures of Asia, as well as the contemporary issues facing Asian countries from economic and ecological issues to security and ethnic conflicts.

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Events

Fri • Feb 6

IMPOSSIBLE POSTMODERNIZATION: South...

Meyerson Conference Room
3:30 PM

Fri • Feb 13

Susan Burns, 3-5pm

Wed • Feb 18

"Fabricating the Future: Coastal...

AVAYA Auditorium Peter O'Donnell, Jr. Building (POB) 2.302
7:00 PM

Mon • Mar 2

Koichi Iwabuchi Talk

Fri • May 1

Korean and East Asian Overseas...

Meyerson Conference Room
8:00 AM
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