The Department of Asian and Asian American Studies at Binghamton University supports the study of Asia and transoceanic, transnational Asian diasporas of the world. The department places emphasis on the studies of Asian histories, languages, and cultures within Asia as geographically defined, and studies of Asian diasporas, with particular focus on Asians of the Americas.

Many Options

Many of the department’s courses are cross-listed with other departments, allowing students to fulfill credit requirements across a variety of academic disciplines. Additionally, most Asian and Asian American Studies courses fulfill Binghamton University General Education Requirements.

The Department is home to programs in Asian American and Diaspora Studies, Chinese Studies, Japanese Studies, Korean Studies, and South Asia Studies.

The Kwangju Massacre after Thirty-Five Years: The Politics and Poetics of Witnessing

A Conversation with Korean Writers Lim Chul-woo and Han Kang 

April 22, March 5, 2015, 3-5 pm. AM 189.

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DAAAS Newsletter
Read about the latest DAAAS activities in our 2013 Newsletter (.pdf, 1.2mb)

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Last Updated: 8/30/16