Japanese Studies

Japanese Studies Programs

This list is created to supplement Japanese Collections by Size; Notable Strengths by Kristina Troost at Duke University. While Krist’s list focus on Japanese collections with volume numbers and collection strength, the file below intends to give an overview of Japanese studies programs and library resources in North America.

  • The institution name serves as hyperlink to the East Asian library / collection website.
  • The academic degree column serve as hyperlink to the website for each institution’s East Asian Studies program / center website. Click on it and you will be connected to get more information about its Chinese, Japanese, or Korean studies program.
  • The institutions are listed according to alphabetical order, as appeared in East Asian Library Websites In North America, from the Council on East Asian Libraries ( CEAL).
  • Information on subject strength and academic degrees are obtained from each program’s website as of December 2004.

INSTITUTION

  SUBJECT STRENGTH   ACADEMIC DEGREE

University of Arizona   religion, linguistics, anthropology, literature, history   B.A.M.A. Ph.D.
University of California, Berkeley   Japanese literature and culture, political science, linguistics, histroy, art and architecture   B.A.M.A. Ph.D.
Brown University   anthropology, comparative literature, linguistics, history   undergraduate concentration, joint degree with other departments,Ph.D
University of Chicago   linguistics, history, gender studies, art and art history   B.A.M.A.Ph.D.
University of Colorado at Boulder   Japanese language and culture, linguistics, religion   B.A. M.A. Ph.D.
Columbia University   Japanese literature,comparative literature, art history, political science, philosophy, sociology   B.A. M.A. Ph.D.
Cornell University   languages, literatures, linguistics, religions,   B.A. M.A. Ph.D.
University of California, Davis   anthropology, history, sociology, economics, political science, religion, languages, and literatures.   B.A
Duke University   art and art history, cultural anthropology, history, modern literature, political science, psychology, religion, and sociology   B.A. M.A.
Harvard University   Japanese art, Buddhism, classical poetry and literature, traditional and modern fiction, early modern and modern history, economics, politics, sociology, and linguistics   undergraduate concentration, joint degree with other departments,Ph.D.
University of Hawai, Manoa   anthropology, art, business, linguistics, economics, geography, history, law, music, history, philosophy, religion, sociology, theater and dance   B.A. M.A. Ph.D.
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign   anthropology,language, history   B.A. M.A. Ph.D.
Indiana University, Bloomington   languages, societies, cultures, politics   B.A. M.A. Ph.D.
University of Iowa   languages, linguistics   B.A. M.A.
University of California, Irvine   languages, literatures   B.A. (M.A.) Ph.D.
University of Kansas   anthropology, art history, history, political science, and theatre and film   B.A. M.A. (Ph.D.with other departments)
University of Maryland   languages, linguistics, literatures, business   B.A. M.A.
University of Michigan   anthropology, linguistics, literature, history, sociology, politics, business, music, economics, women's studies   B.A. M.A. Ph.D.
University of Minnesota   languages, literature   B.A. M.A.
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill   langauage, culture, history   B.A.
Ohio State University   language pedagogy, linguistics, literature   B.A. M.A. Ph.D.
University of Oregon   language and pedagogy, linguistics   B.A. M.A. Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh   anthropology, language, literature, cinema, economics, history, religious studies, sociology, international studies, theatre, and art history.   Certificate and Interdisciplinary M.A. in East Asian Studies, Ph.D with other departments
Princeton University   anthropology, language, lingusitics, history, literature   certificate, B.A.Ph. D.
University of California, San Diego   anthropology, language, history, political science and international relations, sociology, music, linguistics, literature   B.A. M.A. Ph.D.
University of California, Santa Barbara   languages, literature, religion, history and culture   Japanese Program: Major & Minor
Stanford University   cultural and social anthropology (CASA), anthropological sciences, art history, asian Languages, comparative literature, economics, history, linguistics, political science, sociology, religious studies   B.A. M.A. Ph.D.
University of Toronto   Anthropology, Economics, Geography, History, Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology   Major & Minor, M.A. Ph.D.
University of British Columbia   Modern and Pre-modern Literature (modern prose, pre-modern prose, poetry, art history)
Pre-modern History, Thought (philosophy and religion)
  B.A. M.A. Ph.D.
University of California, Los Angels   anthropology, art history, languages and cultures, theater, economics, geography,
history, music, political science, sociology, law. women's studies
  B.A. M.A. Ph.D.
University of Massatusetts, Amherst   language and literature   Major & Minor, M.A.
University of Southern California   languages, linguistics, literature, thought and civilizations of Japan   B.A. M.A.
University of Virginia   anthropology, art history, history, language, litarature, politics, sociology, women's and gender studies   B.A. M.A., Doctoral programs in East Asia are administered by individual departments
University of Washington   art history, anthropology, history, law, political economy, business, language and literature, music   B.A. M.A.
Washington University in St. Louis   law, language and literature, dance and theatre, politics   Major & Minor, M.A.
University of Wisconsin, Madison   language, literature   B.A. M.A. Ph.D.
Yale University   history, language, literature, film studies , religious studies   B.A. M.A. Ph.D.

Programs & Library Resources

 

INSTITUTION

  SUBJECT STRENGTH   ACADEMIC DEGREE

University of Arizona   religion, linguistics, anthropology, literature, history   B.A.M.A. Ph.D.
University of California, Berkeley   Japanese literature and culture, political science, linguistics, histroy, art and architecture   B.A.M.A. Ph.D.
Brown University   anthropology, comparative literature, linguistics, history   undergraduate concentration, joint degree with other departments,Ph.D
University of Chicago   linguistics, history, gender studies, art and art history   B.A.M.A.Ph.D.
University of Colorado at Boulder   Japanese language and culture, linguistics, religion   B.A. M.A. Ph.D.
Columbia University   Japanese literature,comparative literature, art history, political science, philosophy, sociology   B.A. M.A. Ph.D.
Cornell University   languages, literatures, linguistics, religions,   B.A. M.A. Ph.D.
University of California, Davis   anthropology, history, sociology, economics, political science, religion, languages, and literatures.   B.A
Duke University   art and art history, cultural anthropology, history, modern literature, political science, psychology, religion, and sociology   B.A. M.A.
Harvard University   Japanese art, Buddhism, classical poetry and literature, traditional and modern fiction, early modern and modern history, economics, politics, sociology, and linguistics   undergraduate concentration, joint degree with other departments,Ph.D.
University of Hawai, Manoa   anthropology, art, business, linguistics, economics, geography, history, law, music, history, philosophy, religion, sociology, theater and dance   B.A. M.A. Ph.D.
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign   anthropology,language, history   B.A. M.A. Ph.D.
Indiana University, Bloomington   languages, societies, cultures, politics   B.A. M.A. Ph.D.
University of Iowa   languages, linguistics   B.A. M.A.
University of California, Irvine   languages, literatures   B.A. (M.A.) Ph.D.
University of Kansas   anthropology, art history, history, political science, and theatre and film   B.A. M.A. (Ph.D.with other departments)
University of Maryland   languages, linguistics, literatures, business   B.A. M.A.
University of Michigan   anthropology, linguistics, literature, history, sociology, politics, business, music, economics, women's studies   B.A. M.A. Ph.D.
University of Minnesota   languages, literature   B.A. M.A.
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill   langauage, culture, history   B.A.
Ohio State University   language pedagogy, linguistics, literature   B.A. M.A. Ph.D.
University of Oregon   language and pedagogy, linguistics   B.A. M.A. Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh   anthropology, language, literature, cinema, economics, history, religious studies, sociology, international studies, theatre, and art history.   Certificate and Interdisciplinary M.A. in East Asian Studies, Ph.D with other departments
Princeton University   anthropology, language, lingusitics, history, literature   certificate, B.A.Ph. D.
University of California, San Diego   anthropology, language, history, political science and international relations, sociology, music, linguistics, literature   B.A. M.A. Ph.D.
University of California, Santa Barbara   languages, literature, religion, history and culture   Japanese Program: Major & Minor
Stanford University   cultural and social anthropology (CASA), anthropological sciences, art history, asian Languages, comparative literature, economics, history, linguistics, political science, sociology, religious studies   B.A. M.A. Ph.D.
University of Toronto   Anthropology, Economics, Geography, History, Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology   Major & Minor, M.A. Ph.D.
University of British Columbia   Modern and Pre-modern Literature (modern prose, pre-modern prose, poetry, art history)
Pre-modern History, Thought (philosophy and religion)
  B.A. M.A. Ph.D.
University of California, Los Angels   anthropology, art history, languages and cultures, theater, economics, geography,
history, music, political science, sociology, law. women's studies
  B.A. M.A. Ph.D.
University of Massatusetts, Amherst   language and literature   Major & Minor, M.A.
University of Southern California   languages, linguistics, literature, thought and civilizations of Japan   B.A. M.A.
University of Virginia   anthropology, art history, history, language, litarature, politics, sociology, women's and gender studies   B.A. M.A., Doctoral programs in East Asia are administered by individual departments
University of Washington   art history, anthropology, history, law, political economy, business, language and literature, music   B.A. M.A.
Washington University in St. Louis   law, language and literature, dance and theatre, politics   Major & Minor, M.A.
University of Wisconsin, Madison   language, literature   B.A. M.A. Ph.D.
Yale University   history, language, literature, film studies , religious studies   B.A. M.A. Ph.D.

 

 

(Note for resource credit: The list was orignally created by Kristina Troost at Duke University.)