Faculty

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.
David Sena

David Sena

Preceptor in Literary Chinese

David Sena received his B.A. in Economics and Chinese Studies from the University of California at Berkeley, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in East Asian...

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9 Kirkland Place #204
p: (617) 495-1157
Office Hours: Spring 2021: Monday and Wednesday 12-1:30 at https://harvard.zoom.us/my/dsena
Hi-Sun Kim

Hi-Sun Kim

Senior Preceptor in Korean
Director of the Korean Language Program
In the Fall of 2015, Hi-Sun Kim joined the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations as the Director of the Korean Language Program. Prior to coming... Read more about Hi-Sun Kim
5 Bryant St. #208
p: (617) 495-5928
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
Director of Graduate Studies, Regional Studies East Asia (RSEA), 2020-21

 

Alexander Zahlten's research interests center on film and audiovisual culture in East Asia, with a focus on Japan. His work...

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2 Divinity Ave. #211
p: (617) 496-1391
Office Hours: Spring 2021: Tuesday 10-Noon (EST) and by appointment
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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