Many of our graduates now hold positions in major universities both in the US and abroad in fields such as literature, history, anthropology, and religion. In addition, we have trained many teachers of Japanese, Chinese, and Korean, who have successful careers in teaching East Asian languages at all levels of education. As scholars and professionals of East Asia, we take pride in training the teachers and scholars of tomorrow. If a career in education is for you, consider adding an East Asia focus to your skill portfolio.
Alumni Spotlight: EALC alumna Teresa Fornoff on her Year in Japan
皆さん、こんにちは！ Hello, everyone! My name is Teresa Fornoff and I graduated from UIUC in May of 2015. My major was EALC, concentrating in Japanese. I always knew I wanted to go to U of I and it was perfect because it was one of two universities in Illinois that offered Japanese as a major.