Asian Studies

Your coursework will give you a global perspective and the tools to understand the events and issues of the day through the lens of the societies you study. Supportive faculty will encourage you to study abroad in distinguished programs.

Dyllon Young ’15
Dyllon Young '15

A student branches out: a language and a start-up

Dyllon Young ’15 spoke Spanish and Italian before he entered Hamilton College and was ready to take on another language. He majored in Asian studies with a focus on China and Chinese, got a good grip on the language and put his skills to use in an internship funded through the College Career Center. Young went to work for a summer for a burgeoning language-instruction company called Smigin, helped launch its mobile app and remains active in the business.

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Sarah Bither '13A graduate’s progress: teaching in Japan

Sarah Bither ’13, who works as an assistant teacher in Japan, is delving deep into Japanese culture. She’s taking tea ceremony and koto lessons.

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