A dynamic community of scholars exploring the languages, literatures, and cultures of over 700 million people around the world.

We offer vibrant undergraduate programs with options for majors, supplementary majors, and minors, and thriving graduate programs with both M.A. and Ph.D. degrees.

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Each program offers a flexible curriculum tailored to each student’s interests and background that is designed to achieve both a high degree of specialization and a broad understanding of the literature and culture of a particular linguistic area.