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Undergraduate Programs Information

Major or minor in Asian Studies.

Graduate Programs Information

Including: Master of Arts in Asian Studies, Master’s in Asian International Affairs, and Graduate Certificates in Asian Studies.

Fall 2022 Courses

Undergraduate Graduate Learn more about our Fall Courses! Visit STAR ( for more information. Note that ASAN 407, ASAN 484, and ASAN 654 are only offered in the Fall semester. Fall 2022 Asian Studies Courses Undergraduate Courses ASAN 202 -…

Summer 2022 Courses

Still thinking about summer classes? Here is some more info on what we have available! Visit STAR ( for more information. Summer 2022 Asian Studies Courses ASAN 310 Dr. Surojit Gupta ( ) MTWRF | 9:00am-10:15am | Online (7/5-8/12)…

In Memoriam: Dru Gladney

With heavy hearts, we remember our colleague Dr. Dru Gladney (1956-2022). Professor Gladney taught in the UHM Department of Asian Studies for more than ten years before moving to Pomona College in 2006. His contributions to Asian Studies and the…

Flyer for Asia Past & Present: Okinawa, Spring 2022 course at UH Manoa. Tuesday-Thursday 3:00-4:15 pm.

Study Okinawa with Dr. Gregory Smits

ASAN 320O: Asia Past and Present: Okinawa Dr. Gregory Smits is the visiting Andrews Chair at UH Manoa this semester, Spring 2022. He will be teaching the course Asia Past and Present: Okinawa (ASAN 320O; see course listings or access…

congratulations graduates

Congratulations December 2021 Graduates!

Congratulations Graduates! All of us in the Department of Asian Studies are thrilled to celebrate the accomplishments of the following students who will graduate from our programs this December: Bachelor of Arts in Asian Studies Joanne Jia An Lum Dorian…

Kim Sluchansky

Alumni Spotlight: Kim Sluchansky

Kim Sluchansky Hometown: Maryland, USA Degree & Year: BA, 2017 Area Focus: Japan Current Employment:  Coordinator for International Relations, JET (Japan Exchange and Teaching) Programme (Japan)  What was the best part of the Asian Studies program for you? I had incredibly…

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