“They are also remembered as ‘blotting out the sky and covering the Earth,’” Li said, referencing the posters’ omnipresence in 1960s China.
Chinese billionaire Wang Shi visited Harvard over the weekend, delivering a sold-out lecture in Mandarin Chinese about his experiences in business and Western academia.
Former President of Taiwan Ma Ying-jeou discussed his experience in public service and reaffirmed Taiwan’s commitment to improving relations with mainland China at a lecture on Monday.
Vice Provost Mark Elliott applauded University President Drew G. Faust for asking the Office of the General Counsel to review the men’s soccer team, whose actions he called “scandalous.”
A Graduate School of Design exhibit uses 60 models to challenge perceptions of modern Chinese architecture.
Charles Chen Yidan, co-founder of one of China’s most popular Internet service portals, visited Harvard last Thursday to raise awareness about a new educational prize he founded.
University Professor Stephen Owen completed an eight-year-long project to translate Chinese poet Du Fu’s 1,400 poems into English, aiming to make the works more accessible.
Members of the newly-formed Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies Student Advisory Committee met for the first time this week to discuss how to increase undergraduate involvement at the Center.
Former students and colleagues remembered Philip A. Kuhn ’54, once director of the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies and professor of History and East Asian Languages, for his contributions to Chinese studies and mentorship of graduate students.