Toshiko Mori interviewed for NHK Direct Talk "An Architect's Mission: Mori Toshiko / Architect."
Toshiko Mori, Robert P. Hubbard Professor in the Practice of Architecture at Harvard's GSD, was interviewed for NHK’s Direct Talk "An Architect's Mission: Mori Toshiko / Architect." Originally broadcast in August, this news segment is available on demand on the NHK website.Read More
2023 Noma-Reischauer Prizes in Japanese Studies
Established by Kodansha Publishers in 1995 and named in honor of Edwin O. Reischauer, the Noma-Reischauer Prizes in Japanese Studies are given annually to the best essays on Japan-related topics written by a Harvard undergraduate and graduate student. In early December 2023, the Reischauer Institute will award the following two individuals at the annual ceremony and reception held at the Japanese Language Program on 5 Bryant Street.Read More
Tohoku University Vice-President Masahiro Yamaguchi congratulates Harvard President Claudine Gay at inauguration reception
On September 28, the Harvard University Marshal's Office and Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs hosted a reception for international university presidents and diplomats in celebration of the inauguration of Harvard President Claudine Gay. Pictured below, Tohoku University Vice-President Masahiro Yamaguchi shakes hands with President Gay.Read More
W. David Marx (Harvard College ’01) visits Japanese Language Program, updates publication "Ametora"
On September 27, W. David Marx, Harvard College ’01, paid a special visit to Harvard’s Japanese Language Program — where his “journey began” — and spoke with current 5th year students, in Japanese, about how an interest in Japanese culture shaped his career trajectory in Japan, one that includes not only writing and research, but also working for CNN and for Google Japan’s Public Relations Division.Read More
Asahi Shimbun features Shinju Fujihira, Executive Director of WCFIA US-Japan Program
The Asahi Shimbun, a prominent news source in Japan, has recently published an article about Shinju Fujihira, Executive Director of the Program on US-Japan Relations (USJP), Weatherhead Center for International Affairs. Once a USJP Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. Fujihira is currently a Mansfield Foundation Network for the Future Fellow, working to advance social science research on Japan and promote Japan-US educational exchanges.Read More