ESP Biography



JASON LI, ESP Teacher




Major: 6-9

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: 2024

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Past Classes

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A15216: Throat Singing Workshop in Splash 2022 (Nov. 19 - 20, 2022)
Dive into the centuries-old art of Siberian/Mongolian throat singing! In this interdisciplinary class, we’ll learn about throat singing history and cultures, the physics and acoustics underlying throat singing, and the anatomical secrets behind the deep growls and high whistles. Of course, you’ll get to hear some live demos and try out some techniques to begin learning how to throat sing yourself!


A14852: History of Asian American Art + Artists in Splash 2021 (Nov. 20 - 21, 2021)
A brief overview into the history of Asian American art. Through a short exploration and a rich class discussion into notable artists, we hope to unpack themes of identity, belonging, and cultural rifts that characterize the Asian American experience. No prior experience in art history needed. You do not need to be Asian American to be in the class!


H14463: How Railroads Led to Boba: The Asian American Story in Spark 2021 (Mar. 13 - 27, 2021)
From the the early Chinese Exclusion Act and Bhagat Singh Thind to modern boba culture and film representation, the history of Asian Americans is a rich, often untold story of hardship, perseverance, and unique cultural identity. This class will be a crash course on some of the most significant historical events as well as current issues. Anyone is welcome, so come learn what they don't teach you in school!!


L14308: Oracle Bones to Spoken Tones: Comparative Linguistics with Mandarin Chinese in Splash 2020 (Nov. 14 - 15, 2020)
Join us for a fun hour and a half as we dive into the evolution of the Chinese language! Through various ~*engaging*~ activities, we’ll learn about how Chinese characters came to be and compare it to the development of English. We’ll explain what you need to know along the way, so you don’t need to know anything about linguistics or Chinese!