As an interdisciplinary program, the research strengths of the Asian Languages and Studies Program are both geographical (China, Burma/Myanmar, Japan, Indonesia, Taiwan and Singapore) and thematic. Our small team of academics share common interests in politics, traditional and popular culture, language, art, literature and film in the countries we research.
The disciplinary background of our staff is broad, incorporating Political Science, History, Area Studies and Literature and many of our research students’ work within these disciplines but we also actively advocate for projects that, while theoretically grounded, move beyond strict disciplinary boundaries.
Our research strengths are concerned with these geographical areas:
Authorised by the Acting Head of School, Humanities
10 January, 2013