Literary and Cultural Studies

Prof. Leonard van der Kuijp Inducted into Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences

August 1, 2018

Leonard van der Kuijp, a Harvard Professor of Tibetan and Himalayan Studies since 1995, with joint appointments in the departments of South Asian and East Asian Studies, has been awarded lifetime membership in the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences in recognition of his achievements.

The Academy has selected 21 new members, leading researchers spanning various disciplines, based upon their scientific and scholarly achievements....

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Senior EAS Concentrators Present Research at Undergraduate Thesis Colloquium

February 17, 2017

This year's Senior Thesis Colloquium was a great success. Undergraduate students presented their research and preliminary conclusions on a broad spectrum of topics. They used varied methods to approach research questions surrounding gender, politics, labor rights, international relations, and literature.The colloquium was well attended by students and faculty alike, and each presentation produced a spirited back and forth about the intricacies and implications of the theses. 

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2016-17 Tazuko Ajiro Monane and Noma-Reischauer Prizes Awarded

December 15, 2016

This year’s Tazuko Ajiro Monane and Noma-Reischauer Awards Ceremony, an annual tradition co-hosted by Harvard’s Japanese Language Program and the Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, honored a record number of students for achievements in Japanese language and humanities. The ceremony brought together an audience of over fifty attendees last Friday to celebrate the five 2016-2017 prize winners, all of whom demonstrated exceptional skill in areas ranging from conversational Japanese to translation of medieval Japanese texts to a cultural reading of femininity in Japanese...

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2014 May 02

Korean Literature Symposium: Crossing Borders

8:50am to 5:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Faculty Club Reading Room, 20 Quincy St.

In honor of Professor David McCann, Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Literature

Sponsored by Korea Institute, Harvard University
Co-sponsored by the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations and Harvard University Asia Center

Schedule:
8:15 – 8:45  Breakfast & Registration

8:50 – 9:00  Introductory Remarks by Professor Sun Joo Kim

9:00 – 10:45   Session I: Form and Freedom in Korean Literature
Moderator: Sun Joo Kim (Harvard University)
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