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Prof. Michael Szonyi Appointed Frank Wen-hsiung Wu Memorial Professor of Chinese History

July 18, 2018


Michael Szonyi, Director of the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, was recently appointed Frank Wen-hsiung Wu Memorial Professor of Chinese History at Harvard University. He is a social historian of late imperial and modern China who studies local society in southeast China using a combination of traditional textual sources and ethnographic-style fieldwork.

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East Asian Languages Program Placement Exam Information - Fall 2018

June 13, 2018

Chinese: 

Wednesday, August 29th; 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Yenching Auditorium, 2 Divinity Avenue

Makeup exams:
Wednesday, September 5th; 3:00pm - 5:00pm
TBA

Friday, September 7th; 3:00pm - 5:00pm
TBA

Literary Chinese

Wednesday, August 29th; 2:30pm - 5:30pm
First Floor Classroom, 9 Kirkland Pl

Makeup exam:
Friday, August 31st; 2:30pm - 5:30pm
First Floor Classroom, 9 Kirkland Pl

Japanese:

Wednesday, August 29th; 2:...

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Order of the Rising Sun 3rd Class with Gold Rays and Neck Ribbon

Order of the Rising Sun Awarded to Professor Helen Hardacre

May 16, 2018

Helen Hardacre, Reischauer Institute Professor of Japanese Religions and Society, has recently been conferred the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon, from the Japanese government. One of the oldest and highest national decorations, this award recognizes Professor Hardacre’s extensive contributions to the development of Japanese studies in the U.S. and the promotion of understanding toward Japanese society and culture.

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