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Founded in 1826 by James Madison Porter, Lafayette College was founded when all-male Manual Labor Academy of Pennsylvania in Germantown moved to Easton and became a liberal arts college. The Charter was amended seven times between 1832 and 1999.
Japanese Studies is taught within Asian Studies along with courses on China, Korea, India and Islam.
Part of Digital Scholarship Services at Skillman Library, Lafayette College, the East Asian Image Collection is a centerpiece of the library holding thousands of images from China, Korea and Japan, especially from the Japanese colonial period.