Asian Studies


Asian Studies is designed to acquaint students with cultural elements that are unique to Asia while providing a firm foundation for further study. At HWS, students are encouraged to participate in an off-campus program in Asia as a way to become fully immersed in the discipline.


Brummell ’21 Lands Citibank Internship

Brummell Darius 2Asian Studies and Economics double major Darius Brummell ’21 has landed an internship with Citibank for the summer of 2020. “I’ve known I wanted to pursue a career in the…
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Shiever ’21 Interns in Japan

carly-shiever-pics4-DUWell-versed in Japanese, Carly Shiever ’21 is studying culture and society, and Japanese language this semester in Hikone. The program, intended for students majoring or minoring in Asian language or culture,…
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Five Gilman Scholars Study Abroad

While studying abroad, Tanner Poisson '19 captures Mal· Strana and Prague Castle at sunset.Five Hobart and William Smith students have been selected for the prestigious U.S. Department of State Benjamin Gilman Scholarship to support independent research and scholarship while they study abroad during…
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Roussell ’10 Discusses Art in China

Russel Holly 1In an interview with Photography of China, Holly Roussell ’10 discusses her work as an independent curator, museologist and art historian specializing in photography and contemporary art from Asia. Recalling…
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New Chinese Language-Learning Technology

Tung Yi Classroom-00148This semester students are utilizing new technology to practice recognizing, memorizing and writing Chinese characters. Funded by the Katherine D. Elliott ’66 Faculty Innovation Grant, the HWS Chinese program has…
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