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Department of East Asian Studies

Summer 2017

Undergraduate Courses

Second Summer Session July 3 - August 13, 2017

Elementary Chinese II, MTWR 12:30-3:00, Jiayi Xu
(Prerequisite: Elementary Chinese I or equivalent)

A continuation of developing language skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing learned in Elmentary Chinese I.

Advanced Business Chinese I, TR 9:30-12:00, Ruobing Wei

Designed to further consolidate and develop overall language proficiency by incorporating semi-formal/formal usages related to Chinesese culture.

Elementary Japanese I, MTWRF 9:-12:00, Kayo Nonaka

Introductory course in modern spoken and written Japanese, designed to develop fundamental skills.

Topics in Asian Studies: Origins of Precarious Work: South Korean Case, TR 1:00-4:00, Myungho Hyun (CANCELLED)

This course traces the historical origins of the problem of precarious work in the country from the global perspective.



Fall 2017

Graduate Courses

Geostrategic Issues of Asia in the 21st Century,
Friday 12:30-3:15, Mark Fung

This course examines the key geostrategic issues in Asia. Emphasis will be placed on the dynamics of U.S.-China relations.


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NYU EAS Spotlight

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Phil Kaffen

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Lei PIng
Lei PIng

Assistant Professor of China Studies & Coordinator of Chinese Program, New School for Public Engagement

Jun Xie
Jun Xie

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Institute for World Literatures and Cultures and Department of Chinese Language and Literature at Tsinghua University