The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Southern California is dedicated to the interdisciplinary study of the languages, literatures, and cultures of China, Korea, and Japan from the premodern to contemporary periods.
Located in Los Angeles, the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Southern California offers unparalleled access to institutional, cultural, and intellectual resources for the study of East Asia. Within the university, the department enjoys support from the East Asian Studies Center, the Korean Studies Institute, the USC School of Cinema Arts, the Center for Japanese Religions and Culture, the Center for Feminist Research, the Center for Law, History, and Culture, and the Visual Studies Graduate Certificate Program. We also maintain close ties with other research universities and institutions in Southern California.
Throughout this site, you will find current information on our faculty, courses we teach, our undergraduate and graduate programs, and relevant resources and links.
Japanese Buddhist Chanting (Shomyo) and Shirabyoshi Performance
Overcoming Darwin: Evolutionary Theory in Japan (1868-1970) Manuscript Review for Professor Clinton Godart
Two Painterly Requiems for the Nuclear Weapons Over the Pacific, 1945-1954
New Directions in Medieval Japan Studies: A Workshop
Five Features of Korean Three Kingdoms Period Architecture & How They Relate to China
From Ground Zero to Degree Zero: Akira as Origin and Oblivion
Department of East Asian
Languages and Cultures
University of Southern California
3501 Trousdale Parkway
Taper Hall 356
Los Angeles, California
Phone: (213) 740 - 3707
We are currently accepting applications for the following full-time and part-time positions:
Full-time Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer Position in Korean literature and culture
Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer Positions in literature and culture
Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer Positions in Chinese, Korean, and Japanese Language