The Asian Studies Program at UMBC offers broad opportunities for our students to explore the history, culture, languages and literature, societies, politics, economics, philosophy, art and music of Asia. Faculty members and language instructors from a range of disciplines offer an interdisciplinary course of study towards a Major, a Minor, or a Certificate. Additionally, we are proud to be one of the few institutions of higher education that offer language courses in Hindi.

Recent Submissions

  • The Paradox of China’s Sustainability 

    Tong, Christopher K. (Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, 2019-08-06)
    If a civilization thrives by modifying, exploiting, and damaging its environment—and has done so for several millennia—does it make sense to call it a “sustainable” one? With its claims to be one of the oldest civilizations ...