We're glad you're here. This guide contains information and resources relating to the field of Asian Studies. Here, you'll find tips for getting started on your research and curated, subject-specific resources for conducting research in the field of Asian Studies.
Asian Studies is an interdisciplinary program with a curriculum drawn from courses in the university's various colleges. The program is designed to provide students with a broad understanding of the complexities of the Asian region. It serves as an integral element in support of CWU's goals of internationalizing the curriculum, emphasizing area studies programs, and providing provocative learning experiences that prepare students for contemporary life in a changing world. Through the collaborative support of the university's colleges and the Office of International Studies and Programs, students benefit from a challenging program of study.
This list of databases, books, and open access resources was compiled in response to the ongoing crisis in Afghanistan. This guide provides resources for patrons seeking information or conducting research on the social, political, and economic history and present of Afghanistan. The three highlighted databases provide primary sources from 1834 to 1981 for the Middle East, including numerous items relating to Afghanistan. The featured books from the Brook’s collection cover the cultural and political history of the country, as well as the U.S. occupation of Afghanistan. This list also includes streaming video, Open Access Resources, newspapers and Government Documents.