Every year, we invite students who have interned in China, Japan, and Korea to share their experiences on the panel to help interested students learn more about the various opportunities and the application process for working in East Asia.
Erica Brindley is an intellectual and cultural historian of early China and East/Southeast Asia (500 BCE to 200 CE). Her interests include issues related to human agency and the self, music and religion, ethnic identity, cosmology, and creativity in the pre-imperial and Qin-Han periods.
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.