Asian Studies aims to give students a broad knowledge of specific regions of Asia, treating each region from the perspective of a number of different academic disciplines (anthropology, art, economics, film, history, languages, literature, philosophy, political science, religion, sociology, and women’s and gender studies).
UMass Boston currently offers an East Asian and South Asian track for the Asian studies major as well as three minors.
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As part of Professor Haroon's ASIAN 115L course, students ate at local Asian restaurants and wrote reviews of their experiences. Have a look at them here! It might give you a taste of how much fun this course can be, and maybe even help you decide what to have for dinner. Read More
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UMass Boston Upward Bound students are going back to Guatemala to build a school out of trash.Read More ›