News and Events

  • EAS Research News

    China scholars meet at Brown for two-day research and translation workshop

    Brown researchers Kaijun Chen (East Asian Studies) and Brian Lander (History, IBES), hosted distinguished scholars from across the US and beyond at a two-day series of related workshops.
    On Thursday, September 21st, a “Workshop on Environment and Industry in Socialist China” featured research presentations by Jacob Eyferth (University of Chicago), Arunabh Ghosh

  • Carved Alive: What Living Tree Icons in Japan (Tachikibutsu) May Be Telling Us

    The Graduate Students’ Association for East Asian Studies cordially invites you to a guest lecture by Professor Gregory Levine, Department of History of Art in UC Berkeley. 

  • Associate Professor Hye-Sook Wang awarded with Cultural Merit Medal

    Associate Professor of East Asian Studies, Hye-Sook Wang, has been honored by the Korean government with a Cultural Merit Medal. The Cultural Merit Medal is the second highest honor that can be conferred by the President of South Korea on individuals who have "rendered distinguished service" to the country. Hye-Sook was recognized for the contributions she has made by teaching, researching, and promoting Korean language and culture.

  • Gardner Fellowship Proposals

    The Brown University Library is now accepting proposals for the Gardner Fellowship, aimed at fostering in-depth and creative research using rare East Asian materials. This initiative aims to:
    1. Integrate selected materials into contemporary scholarship
    2. Enhance our understanding of these rare objects

  • Korean Language Week

    Join us for Korean Language week, with fun events such as Korean Game Day and Korean Performance night. Try your luck with the Video Contest, with fun prizes potentially to win.