Literature

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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2014 Apr 01

Kyōgen (狂言) Lecture and Performance

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Yenching Auditorium - 2 Divinity Ave. 1st Floor

Kyōgen is the name for a dramatic style and repertoire of short comic plays that form one of the oldest theatrical traditions in Japan. Though developed in the 14th century, kyōgen is still performed today: both as an independent form (hon-kyōgen) and as an interlude during the more serious Noh theater (ai-...

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Chinese Language Program hosts Second Annual Chinese Poetry Recitation Contest

Chinese Language Program hosts Second Annual Chinese Poetry Recitation Contest

December 5, 2013

 

On November 6th the basement of Northwest Labs was bustling with a crowd of student performers eager to participate in the second annual Chinese Poetry Recitation Competition. The contest, organized by the Chinese Language Program within Harvard’s Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, brought together students from basic, intermediate, and advanced courses to engage with traditional and contemporary verse. This year’s competition featured a dazzling display of PowerPoint slides complete with musical accompaniment introducing categories and poems. As...

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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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Prof. Wang

David Wang

Edward C. Henderson Professor of Chinese Literature

David Der-wei Wang holds a joint appointment in Comparative Literature. He is Director of CCK Foundation Inter-University Center for...

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2 Divinity Ave. #130A
p: (617) 496-0925
Office Hours: Fall 2021: Wednesday 1-3 or by appointment.
Wai-Yee Li

Wai-yee Li

1879 Professor of Chinese Literature
Director of Graduate Studies, 2020-21

Wai-yee Li is the 1879 Professor of Chinese Literature at...

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2 Divinity Ave. #215
p: (617) 495-1608
Office Hours: Fall 2021 Wednesday 3-5 and by appointment

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