News

DALC Invited Speakers

Join us Monday, April 28th, in Harris Hall Room 108 at 4:00pm to hear acclaimed Hindi poet, journalist, translator and short story writer, Uday Prakash, read from his current collection, The Walls of Dehli. Made possible in collaboration with the Asian Studies Program.

DALC T-Shirt Design Competition

You could still win an iPad mini! New guidelines, new deadline, new chances for everyone to design our first t-shirt.

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Events

Spring Quarter Happenings

  • Chinese Hour, Thursdays, 4:00-5:00pm, Kresge 4-319

  • Hindi Language Table, Every Other Wednesday, 1:00-2:00pm, Crowe 1-125

  • Japanese Language Table, Fridays, 1:30-2:30pm, Kresge 4-350
  • Korean Language Table, Wednesdays, 4:00-5:00pm, Kresge 4-410

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Why Study Asian Languages and Cultures?

Knowledge of an Asian language offers entry into rich and complex cultures that are both fascinating and thought provoking. Moreover, familiarity with an Asian language, history, and culture provides an informed perspective on parts of the world that are economically and politically important to everyone. Areas such as the sciences and engineering fields offer exchange opportunities where fluency in an Asian language becomes quite useful. By the same token, gaining an in-depth understanding of our own cultural traditions and origins in new and exciting ways.

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