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David Atherton

David Atherton

Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations

David C. Atherton specializes in the study of Japanese literature and culture of the early modern period (also known as the Edo or Tokugawa period,...

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2 Divinity Avenue, room 229
p: (617) 495-8374
Office Hours: Fall 2022: In person on Thursday 3:00-4:00 pm
Karen Thornber

Karen Thornber

Harry Tuchman Levin Professor in Literature and Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Karen Thornber is Harry Tuchman Levin Professor in Literature, Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, and Acting Director...

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CGIS S222, 1730 Cambridge St,
Fall 2022: Wednesday 5-6 and by appointment. Email thornber@fas.harvard.edu to set up a time during office hours.
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Alexander Zahlten

Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations
Chair, Committee on Regional Studies East Asia (RSEA), 2021-22
On leave AY 2022-23

Alexander Zahlten's research interests center on film and audiovisual culture in East Asia, with a focus on Japan. His work explores...

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2 Divinity Ave. #211
p: (617) 496-1391
Office Hours: Spring 2022: Wednewsday 10:30 – 12:00
Tomiko Yoda

Tomiko Yoda

Takashima Professor of Japanese Humanities
Director of Graduate Studies, 2022-23

 

Tomiko Yoda received her B.A. in Religion from Wesleyan University, M.A. in Oriental Philosophy at Nagoya University, and her M.A. and...

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2 Divinity Ave. #217
p: (617) 495-4816
Office Hours: Fall 2020: By appointment
Melissa McCormick

Melissa McCormick

Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Japanese Art and Culture
Harvard College Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Melissa McCormick earned a dual B.A. in art history and Japanese language and literature from the University of Michigan (1990), her Ph.D. in Japanese Art...

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2 Divinity Ave. #219
p: (617) 496-2276
Office Hours: Fall 2022: Tuesday 1:00 - 2:45 pm by appointment: visit https://calendly.com/mccorm

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