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: Spring 2021: Wednesday 4-5 pm and Thursday 3-4 pm.
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David L. Howell

Department Chair
Robert K. and Dale J. Weary Professor of Japanese History
On Leave AY 2021-22

Professor David L. Howell grew up in Hilo, Hawai'i. After graduating from the University of Hawai'i at Hilo, he studied at Hokkaido University in Sapporo...

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2 Divinity Ave., Department Chair's Office, room 224, enter through room 222.
p: (617) 495-8367
Office Hours: Spring 2021: Tuesday 1:00-3:00 pm and by appointment
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 12:00pm-1:00pm EST (by appointment only)
Prof. Kuriyama

Shigehisa Kuriyama

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 #134B
p: (617) 496-0926
Office Hours: Fall 2020: Sign up link: https://calendly.com/hkuriyam/30min