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Welcome to the Minor in Asian Studies


The Asian Studies minor allows students to draw on a range of CUA courses offered in several disciplines including Modern Languages and Literature, Politics, Theology and Religious Studies, Drama, and History. All students completing this minor are strongly encouraged to study abroad with one of CUA’s programs in Asia. For more details, please see the CUA Abroad website: If you are interested in this minor, please contact Dr. Andrew Yeo ( for more information on how to sign up.


Events on Campus

FALL 2016

Friday, October 21, 2016

Discussion: Informal discussion by Dr. Erik Hammerstrom, Pacific Lutheran University, on issues of science and religion, especially Chinese Buddhist reaction to Western science in the early 20th century. 

3:00pm - 4:30pm - Caldwell Hall Dissertation Defense Room (directly underneath Caldwell Chapel)


Thursday, October 27, 2016

Conference: "The Evolution of North Korean Human Rights Discourse and Activism: Domestic and Transnational Dimensions"

RSVP here.

9:00am - 4:30pm - Great Room A, Pryzbyla Center 


Thursday, November 10, 2016

Cultural Event: Chinese Movie Night. Sponsored by CUA Chinese Club.