The minor in East Asian Studies requires 20-22 credit hours, 12-14 of which must be taken at Wittenberg and must include Chinese or Japanese 111 and 112 or competency, and four semester hours each from at least two of the following areas: communication, economics, geography, history, literature, political science, psychology, religion or sociology.
(1)A minimum of eight semester hours must be at the 200 or higher course level.
Associate Professor of Anthropology, is a cultural anthropologist and an East Asian enthusiast, specializing in medical anthropology and Japanese society. He has published numerous articles and reviews in such scholarly journals as Reviews in Anthropology, Monumenta Nipponica, and the Journal of the Royal Anthropologist Institute. His research interests include the cross-cultural study of alcohol use and abuse, foodways, and alternative medical systems.
A specialist in classic, premodern, and modern literature, and in narrative theory; she teaches courses in Japanese language, Japanese literature, and Japanese literature in translation and is director of Women's Studies at Wittenberg.
Howard Y. F. Choy, Associate Professor of Chinese Language and Cultural Studies, received his Ph.D. in comparative literature and humanities from the University of Colorado. A journalist and theater critic