Asian Studies

Focusing on both the traditional and the dynamic, students learn about Asia’s most historically relevant religions, customs, and schools of thought—Confucianism, Taoism, Buddhism, Hinduism, family structure, symbolism, language, and conventional ethics—in conjunction with Asia’s modern culture: economy, music, art, and film.

All Asian studies majors study abroad. Most attend institutions in Tokyo, Japan; Beijing, Harbin, Hangzhou, or Nanjing, China; or Hanoi, Vietnam.

News

Ramen noodles
Ramen Night
April 25, 2018
The Sewanee Asian Organization invites you to its semi-annual Ramen Night as a study break from the approaching final exams on Friday, April 27 from 5-7 in the BC Hearth Room.. Come try ramen with a variety of toppings.
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Chinese New Year Celebration
February 19, 2018
To celebrate the Chinese New Year, which is the year of the dog, students taking Chinese and those interested in Chinese culture met at the EQB House on Friday, February 16 to make and serve dumplings. In preparation, Dr. Tan's Chinese students made festive calligraphy banners
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Tea Party
November 15, 2017
The Sewanee Asian Organization along with the Healthy Hut invite you to a tea party on Wednesday, November 15 from 5:00pm-6:30pm at the Social Lodge. Enjoy tea and snacks while learning about the cultural significance and health benefits of tea.
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