Crazy Rich Asians Discussion Panel

Crazy Rich Asians: What's Next? A Critical Discussion

Crazy Rich Asians: What's Next? A Critical Discussion

East Asia Colloquium - Ari Heinrich

Ari Larissa Heinrich is Associate Professor of Literature and Cultural Studies in the Literature
Department at UCSD.  He researches the intersections of medicine, art, postcoloniality, race, and
queerness, with a focus on stereotypes of Chinese identity.  His new book, Chinese Surplus:
 Biopolitical Aesthetics and the Medically Commodified Body (Duke University Press,
2018) explores the racialized aesthetics of the body as commodity in the age of biotech.

New EAS faculty

New EAS Faculty

Dr. Liwei Jiao earned his PhD in Chinese Linguistics from Nankai University in 2003. He joined EAS as Lecturer of East Asian Studies on July 1st, 2018. Before joining Brown, he taught Chinese at University of Pennsylvania for 12 years, the University of Durham in England for one year, and Renmin University of China for 6 years. The courses he has taught include regular and heritage tracks of Chinese courses from beginning through advanced levels, intermediate and advanced Business Chinese courses, and Newspaper/Media Chinese etc.

Korean Language Week 2018

Korean Language Week

Please join us for the 4th annual Korean Language Week, hosted by the Department of East Asian Studies. 


Korean Cultural Events

Tuesday, October 9 | 12-3 PM, the Main Green

  • Play traditional games
  • Experience traditional music
  • Learn the alphabet
  • Write your name in Korean 
  • Make arts and crafts
  • Face paint korean flag
  • Win prizes and have fun 

Korean Movie Night

Wednesday, October 10 | 6-9 PM, Metcalf Auditorium

  • Movie: JSA (with English subtitles)

EAS Open House

Thank you!

Thank you for attending our Open House! Please be sure to "like" our EAS DUG Facebook page for updates on future events! 

East Asian Studies Open House

Please join us for an open house at Gerard House, 54 College Street. Learn more about East Asian Studies at Brown, talk to professors in the department, and share drinks and snacks with fellow students!

All concentrators, EAS-affiliated faculty and staff, Chinese/Korean/Japanese language students and any students interested in EAS courses or the concentration are welcome!

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Fall 2018 Japanese Language Table

Japanese Language Table 

Please join us on Wednesdays for the Japanese Language Table from 6:00 - 7:00 PM in Friedman 201.




Fall 2018 Chinese Tea Time

Chinese Tea Time

Thursdays, 4-5 pm at Gerard House Lounge (54 College Street, Room 101) 

Sponsored by the East Asian Studies Department 

EAS Announces Faculty Search, Senior Lecturer Japanese Language

Open Date

Aug 13, 2018


The Department of East Asian Studies at Brown University seeks to fill one full-time Senior Lecturer position in Japanese language, on a renewable basis every three to six years, effective July 1, 2019.   


Fall 2018 Korean Language Table

Korean Language Table

Date: Every Tuesday, September 18-December 4 (Except October 9 & November 20)
Time: 4-5 PM
Location: Gerard House Lounge (54 College Street Room 101) 

-Connect with people

-Eat Korean snacks

-Practice Korean language

-Listen to K-Pop

-Cultural activities 

-Receive extra credit if you are enrolled in a Korean class