Mission

Department Mission Statement

In line with Wake Forest University’s emphasis on international study and international understanding, the Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures provides rigorous instruction in the language, literature and culture of China and Japan. The rising importance of East Asia in the 21st century makes knowledge of Chinese and Japanese and a nuanced understanding of East Asian cultures increasingly relevant to global citizenship. Through its curriculum, the Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures seeks to prepare students to pursue Asia-focused careers in a wide range of fields.

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