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East Asian Languages

Ju Yon Kim
English

Ju Yon Kim

Ju Yon Kim will be the only tenure-track professor specializing in Asian American Studies next fall.

Duncan Ryūken Williams
Asia

Duncan Ryūken Williams

Duncan Ryūken Williams is a Professor of Religion and East Asian Languages and Cultures at University of Southern California Dornsife.

Japanese Studies Forum
East Asian Languages

Japanese Studies Forum

Professor Williams came to Harvard for a launching event at the Japanese Studies Forum.

University Hall
FAS

Faculty Council Votes For New Engineering Concentration

Harvard’s Faculty Council voted in favor of a new engineering concentration and discussed proposals concerning the Neurobiology department and the Asia Center.

College

Ethnic Studies Advocates Call for a Department, Research Center

A group of undergraduates and graduate students are circulating a petition among students, staff, and alumni that calls for the formation of an ethnic studies department and research center.

FAS

You Speak What?

Within the classrooms of Harvard’s smallest language classes, a wide mix of people work to grasp the unfamiliar sounds and systems of a language that few of their classmates will ever understand.

Art & Humanities
Office of Career Services

Art & Humanities

Wai-yee Li, a professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, discusses her experiences in the Humanities with freshmen and sophomores as part of a dinner series hosted by the Office of Career Services.

University

Professor First to Translate Chinese Poet's Complete Works

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.

Social Sciences Division

Fairbank Center Forms Student Group, Citing Interest in China

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.

Humanities for Hire
College

The Humanities at Work

The universe of higher education often bemoans a "crisis" in the humanities, with supposedly dwindling numbers and few job prospects. At Harvard, humanities concentrators face a crisis of choice, attempting to balance their passions with factors like stability and employment. For Harvard graduates, the question is not so much whether you’ll get a job with a humanities degree—it’s where.

"What a Loving and Beautiful World"
On Campus

"What a Loving and Beautiful World"

The Japanese art collective teamLab opened its multimedia installation "What a Loving and Beautiful World" at Radcliffe's Byerly Hall last Friday.

"What a Loving and Beautiful World"
On Campus

teamLab at Radcliffe

"What a Loving and Beautiful World"
On Campus

"What a Loving and Beautiful World"

The Japanese art collective teamLab opened its multimedia installation "What a Loving and Beautiful World" at Radcliffe's Byerly Hall last Friday.

Students at teamLab Exhibition
On Campus

Students at teamLab Exhibition

Saad Amer ’16 touches the Chinese and Japanese characters on the walls of the exhibit, which interact with images generated from other characters to create unique, evolving animations.

"What a Loving and Beautiful World"
On Campus

"What a Loving and Beautiful World"

The Japanese art collective teamLab opened its multimedia installation "What a Loving and Beautiful World" at Radcliffe's Byerly Hall last Friday.

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