The Daily Northwestern

New department looks to bring Northwestern up to speed in study of Asian languages, cultures

Joseph Diebold, Campus Editor

September 23, 2013

When visiting Prof. Peter Shen begins his Chinese literature class Tuesday afternoon, it will mark the end of a more than five-year process to bring Northwestern to the level of its peers in studying Asian humanities. Shen's...

New department to focus on Asian literature, culture

Lauren Caruba, Assistant Campus Editor

January 27, 2013

Northwestern is expanding its Asian studies course offerings with the creation of the new Department of Asian Languages and Cultures this fall. The new department will bring a literary and cultural focus to the study of Chinese,...