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Alexander Zahlten

Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations
Chair, Committee on Regional Studies East Asia (RSEA), 2021-22
On leave AY 2022-23

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

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2 Divinity Ave. #211
p: (617) 496-1391
Office Hours: Spring 2022: Wednewsday 10:30 – 12:00
Tomiko Yoda

Tomiko Yoda

Takashima Professor of Japanese Humanities
Director of Graduate Studies, 2022-23

 

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
Prof. Wang

David Wang

Edward C. Henderson Professor of Chinese Literature
On leave AY 2022-23

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: Spring 2022: Wednesday 1-3 in-person or by Zoom
Leonard van der Kuijp

Leonard van der Kuijp

Professor of Tibetan and Himalayan Studies
Chair, Committee on Inner Asia and Altaic Studies

Leonard W.J. van der Kuijp is Professor of Tibetan and Himalayan Studies and chairs the Committee on Inner Asian and...

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Department of South Asian Studies
Inner Asian and Altaic Studies
1 Bow St.
p: (617) 496-6871
Office Hours: By appointment
Michael Szonyi

Michael Szonyi

Frank Wen-Hsiung Wu Memorial Professor of Chinese History

Michael Szonyi is Professor of Chinese History and former Director of the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University. He is a social...

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2 Divinity Ave. #35
1730 Cambridge St., CGIS S136
p: (617) 495-2797
Office Hours: Spring 2022: Tuesday 1:30-3:00 or by appointment (contact Wei Li at wei_li@fas.harvard.edu)
James Robson

James Robson

James C. Kralik and Yunli Lou Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations;
Harvard College Professor
William Fung Director of the Harvard University Asia Center; Chair, Regional Studies East Asia (RSEA), 2019-20

James Robson is Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations. He has served as Director of Graduate Studies for the Regional Studies East Asia M.A...

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2 Divinity Ave. #216
p: (617) 495-8363
Office Hours: Spring 2022 Fridays at 3:00 pm on Zoom and by appointment. Email jstory@fas.harvard.edu
Melissa McCormick

Melissa McCormick

Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Japanese Art and Culture
Harvard College Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Melissa McCormick earned a dual B.A. in art history and Japanese language and literature from the University of Michigan (1990), her Ph.D. in Japanese Art...

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2 Divinity Ave. #219
p: (617) 496-2276
Office Hours: Fall 2022: Tuesday 1:00 - 2:45 pm by appointment: visit https://calendly.com/mccorm
Wai-Yee Li

Wai-yee Li

1879 Professor of Chinese Literature
On leave AY 2022-23

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: Spring 2022: Tuesday 12:30-1:30 p.m. and Thursday noon-1 p.m.
Prof. Kuriyama

Shigehisa Kuriyama

Reischauer Institute Professor of Cultural History
On leave 2022-23

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 #224
p: (617) 496-0926
Office Hours: Spring 2022: Sign up for appointments at https://calendly.com/hkuriyam/spring-office-hours?month=2022-01
Sun Joo Kim

Sun Joo Kim

Harvard-Yenching Professor of Korean History
On Leave Spring 2023, Fall 2023

Sun Joo Kim is Harvard-Yenching Professor of Korean History in the Department of East Asian Languages and...

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2 Divinity Ave. #218
p: (617) 495-7539
Office Hours: Fall 2022: By appointment. Please email sjkim@fas.harvard.edu

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