Japan

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 2021: Wednesday 1-3 pm on Zoom and by appointment, email datherton@fas.harvard.edu
Karen Thornber

Karen Thornber

Harry Tuchman Levin Professor in Literature and Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations
On Leave AY 2021-22

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,
Spring 2021: Wednesday 3-4 pm (Eastern Time) 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

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: Fall 2021: Tuesday 9-10:30 in room 211 and by appointment on Zoom
Tomiko Yoda

Tomiko Yoda

Takashima Professor of Japanese Humanities
On Leave AY 2021-22

 

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
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Shigehisa Kuriyama

Interim Chair, 2021-22
Reischauer Institute Professor of Cultural History

Shigehisa Kuriyama received his A.B. degree from Harvard's Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations in 1977 and an A.M. degree in 1978. After...

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2 Divinity #224
p: (617) 496-0926
Office Hours: Fall 2021: Monday 1-3, Chair's Office, room 224
Wesley Jacobsen

Wesley Jacobsen

Professor of the Practice of Japanese Language
Director of the Japanese Language Program

Professor Wesley Jacobsen was born in Tokyo and raised largely in Japan, returning to the U.S. in his later high school years. After graduating from...

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5 Bryant St. #203
p: (617) 495-2982
Office Hours: MWF 11:00am-12:00pm (Zoom) or by appointment (Zoom or in-person)

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