43rd Annual Boston Dragon Boat Festival Draws Thousands to Charles River For First Time in Two Years
Thousands of Cambridge residents, tourists, and volunteers convened at Boston’s 43rd annual Dragon Boat Festival Sunday to celebrate the traditional Chinese holiday through vibrant festivities and boat racing on the Charles River.
'Final Bow for Yellowface' Project Co-Founders Decry Racist Portrayals of Asians in Classical Ballet
Co-founders of the “Final Bow for Yellowface” project discussed their efforts to confront and remove caricature-like portrayals of Asians in classical ballet at a virtual event hosted by Houghton Library Tuesday.
In his second international trip, University President Lawrence S. Bacow defended academic freedom and outlined his vision for Harvard’s future in China, Hong Kong, and Japan.
Steel magnate Lakshmi N. Mittal and his family donated $25 million to establish an endowment at Harvard’s South Asia Institute, retitling the institute in his namesake.
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.
Tshingua University’s edX course “Introduction to Mao Zedong Thought” has come under criticism for purportedly espousing Communist party propaganda. A screenshot from the an introductory video on the course’s website shows the former leader of the People’s Republic of China.
Harvard affiliates gathered on the steps of Memorial Church Sunday evening for a candlelit vigil honoring the victims of the recent terrorist attack in Ankara, Turkey.
“The role [of the working group] is to provide an intergenerational space to talk about the field of Asian American studies,” the group's graduate student coordinator Helen J. Kim said.