Faculty

Helen Hardacre

Helen Hardacre

Reischauer Institute Professor of Japanese Religions and Society
Office Hours: by appointment

Professor Helen Hardacre began the study of Japanese religions as an undergraduate at Vanderbilt University, and she earned her doctorate from the...

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CGIS South Bldg. S239
p: (617) 496-5844
David Howell

David Howell

Chair
Professor of Japanese History
Spring 2018: Office Hours: Tuesday 1:30-3:30 and by appointment

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. #233
p: (617) 495-8367
Wesley Jacobsen

Wesley Jacobsen

Professor of the Practice of Japanese Language
Director of the Japanese Language Program
On Leave Fall 2017- Spring 2018

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
Hi-Sun Kim

Hi-Sun Kim

Senior Preceptor in Korean
Director of the Korean Language Program

Fall 2017 Office Hours: Thursday 2-3

In the Fall of 2015, Hi-Sun Kim joined the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations as...

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5 Bryant St. #208
p: (617) 495-5928
Sun Joo Kim

Sun Joo Kim

Harvard-Yenching Professor of Korean History
Korea Institute, Director
Spring 2018 Office Hour: Monday 11-Noon and by appointment

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

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2 Divinity Ave. #218
p: (617) 495-7539
Jie Li

Jie Li

Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations
On leave Spring 2018

As a scholar of literary, film, and cultural studies, Jie Li’s research interests center on the mediation of memories in modern China. Her first book,...

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2 Divinity Ave. #231
p: (617) 495-8371
Wai-Yee Li

Wai-yee Li

Professor of Chinese Literature
Director of Graduate Studies
Fall 2017 Office Hours: Wednesday 4-5 and Thursday 1:30-2:30

 

Wai-yee Li has been Professor of Chinese Literature at Harvard since 2000. Li earned her B.A. from the University of Hong Kong and...

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2 Divinity Ave. #228
p: (617) 495-1608