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East Asian Studies

  1. Students enjoy food in China

    Come for the Food — Stay for the Conversation

    Apr 13, 2022
    EAS 195 provides a foundation for the East Asian studies concentration, while also helping you develop skills that can be a stepping stone to higher learning.
  2. photo of Michael Puett

    Gates Lecturer: Michael Puett, Harvard University

    Jan 09, 2020
    Gates Lecturer: Michael Puett, Harvard University Michael Puett will present two lectures: “Ritual, Sincerity, and Human Flourishing: What Chinese Philosophers can Teach Us About the Good Life” and “Creating Worlds: Imagination and Interpretation in Classical China.”
  3. The Linguistic Structure of Japanese Baseball Chants

    Jan 31, 2018

    World-renowned phonologist Armin Mester will present work he has been developing with collaborators that seeks to explain the complex sound patterns in adapting a batter’s…

  4. Emily Howe ’16 and Hannah Hwang ’18

    Grinnellians win Critical Language Scholarships from U.S. State Department

    May 19, 2017
    In summer immersion programs, Hannah Hwang ’18 will study Korean in South Korea; Emily Howe ’16 will study Swahili in Tanzania.
  5. 2017 Japanese Language Speech Contest

    Apr 04, 2017

    On Saturday, March 25, the 31st Annual Japanese Language Speech Contest was held by the Consulate General of Japan in Chicago.

    Four students  were selected from Grinnell College to…

  6. Scholarship Enables Grinnell Senior to Study Indonesian

    Aug 19, 2016
    Critical Language Scholarship allows Mari Holmes immerses herself in an intensive language program in Malang, Indonesia.
  7. The Great Disruption: China's 21st Century Reemergence

    Apr 20, 2016
    Expert to discuss Chinese political economy and explain why US-China relationship is so consequential to global economy and environment.
  8. Bejing Filmmaker and Author Visits Grinnell College

    Nov 03, 2015
    Members of the Grinnell community are invited to events on November 9 & 10
  9. Students Earn Gilman Scholarships to Study Abroad

    Dec 12, 2013
    Tracy Pa ’15 and Isaiah Tyree ’15 earn federal grants to study abroad in the spring; Pa in Japan and Tyree in South Africa.
  10. China and the New Global Economy

    Sep 10, 2013
    First-years examine the impact of China as an emerging superpower in the global economy.

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