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Derk Bodde East Asian Studies Seminar Room

Room 526
Van Pelt-Dietrich Libary Center

The Derk Bodde East Asian Studies Seminar Room is designated for research and teaching in East Asian studies.  Those using the seminar room for individual and group research activities in East Asian studies will have priority over other users.

The East Asia Seminar Room houses more than 3,400 reference books in East Asian studies and forty-eight unbound core academic journals in Chinese and Japanese. These materials are non-circulating, though East Asian Studies professors and graduate students may borrow items with the Chinese or Japanese bibliographer's special written permission. 

Computer work station
Flat screen monitor
HDMI/DVI cabling

For the whiteboard, bring your own markers and eraser.

The  computer workstation in the seminar room has specialized software for the use of East Asian-language databases.

East Asian Studies classes can be held in this seminar room on a semester-by-semester basis. East Asian Studies faculty may also reserve the room in three-hour segments for other occasions throughout the year. A schedule of reservations is posted on the Seminar Room door.

Food & drink rules

No food or beverage is allowed.


For wheelchairs

Clearance to approach table.
Table has accessible surface height, knee clearance, and leg clearance.

Orthopedic accessibility

Tables have adjustable height.

Nearby bathrooms

1 large gender-neutral, accessible bathroom and a lactation room are located near the 5th floor east bank of elevators.
4 gender-neutral, accessible bathrooms are located in the 5th floor west elevator lobby.
See 5th floor plan of Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center